Jean-Jacques Machado is proof Jiu-Jitsu’s for everybody. Even without fingers on one of his hands, the fighter has adapted holds and established himself as one of the gentle art’s all-time greats, even winning the ADCC.
Some of Jiu-Jitsu’s commandments are: use as little force as possible to maximum effect; and let your opponent do what he wants, but not how he wants.
Indeed, developing tricks to catch your opponents off guard and sink the fatal finishing hold, without using force, are the ways to go in our style. Aften one attack serves as a fake to, then, come up with the finishing strike. And Jean-Jacques is good at that too, as he shows in the video below: