Originally Posted by Big N Bad
I have heard from some decent grapplers, one ex world champion in bjj- that the first thing a grappler should learn is all the escapes from all the dominant positions, and each position has many escapes as they can be countered. then im guessing one should learn the escaoes for individual locks, chokes etc.
The basic fundamentals. Learning to keep balance, pass guard, hold guard, get mount, keep mount, side holds.