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Using The Grapevine To Build A Crushing Mount Game In BJJ & MMA

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Marcelo Garcia Names His Jiu-Jitsu Mount Rushmore; Leaves Out Gordon Ryan

In a recent captivating episode of the BJJ Fanatics podcast, the revered Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu icon 5X ADCC Champion Marcelo Garcia made headlines when he unveiled his personal Mount Rushmore of BJJ....

Sean Strickland’s Been Caught Grappling On The Mountain Yet Again

Sean Strickland, the ex-UFC middleweight champion, has been showcasing his grappling skills on the snowy slopes yet again. During a recent outing on the ski slopes, Strickland engaged in an impromptu...

Grapevine BJJ Leglock from Mount: Legit Move?

An Instagram video went viral showing a leg lock from mount in the grapevine. In BJJ, the grapevine position generally involves the practitioner on top in the mount position intertwining their legs...

Daniel Cormier Reveals The Staggering Amount Of $$$ Khabib Turned Down For An MMA Return

Khabib Nurmagomedov, the former undefeated UFC lightweight champion of the world, reportedly turned down a staggering $40 million offer to return to the UFC. This information comes from his...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Shows How To Set Up A Triangle Choke From Mount

Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes to ever competed in the history of the sport. But there’s one advantage that you have when it comes to Nurmagomedov...

Gordon Ryan To Felipe Pena: “I’ll Give Him 2-1 Odds On Any Amount Over $100K”

The rivalry between Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena isn’t anything new. The fans are eagerly awaiting their next match and, well, it appears that both athletes are as well. And wouldn’t you...

Nicolas Renier Shows Simple & Effective Mount Escapes

Many BJJ practitioners believe that Luta Livre is just a No Gi version of BJJ but that can’t be further from the truth. Any BJJ grappler that has had he chance to train in a legit Luta Livre...

Roger Gracie Shows Details For The Perfect Cross Choke From Mount

Roger Gracie is, for many, the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete of all time. And how did he achieve that? By being a submission artist and by mastering the basics. By improving them to the point...

Xande Ribeiro Shows A Mount Escape Everyone Can Do

Stuck under Mount? That’s too bad… But this is no time to ponder your bad luck – you’ve got to prepare to escape immediately! You need to look for space to frame on the...

Here’s How To Escape Mount If Opponent Flattens Foot

So you’re stuck under Mount and you’re trying to figure out a route to escape… So you go the basic (but very efficient) path: getting your knee next to their foot, and then using...

Gordon Ryan Says He Was Offered A 7-Figure Amount To Transition To MMA

Gordon Ryan has revealed, in a recent interview with Combate, that he was offered a 7-figure amount to transition to MMA… And, furthermore, that he’d considered to make that transition...

Henry Akins Shows The Best Way To Do The Americana Lock (From Mount)

Oh, the Americana Lock from Mount… Probably one of the first submission techniques you were taught in Jiu-Jitsu, right? (It was the very first one for this article’s writer). But how...

Gordon Ryan Shows The Best Way To Control Mount In Jiu-Jitsu

Be honest with us: how often does it happen that, after you finally reach Mount position, your training partners escape it? And not only escape after a lot of effort, but doing so quite easily?...

This Armbar From Mount Setup Works Like A Charm (You Need To Learn It)

So you’re finally in Mount – congratulations! You’ve worked hard to get to this dominant position and now a plethora submissions are at your disposal. But there’s only one...

Gordon Ryan Reveals Details To Escaping From Mount, Side Control, & North South

Oh yeah, indeed… Escaping from pinning positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is never going to be easy. Especially if you’re pinned by someone who knows what they’re doing (and if they...

The Knee Fold – Ultimate Detail To Arm Triangle Mount Transition

Kata-Gatame/ Head and arm choke/ Arm Triangle choke is used as a hold down in Judo, and it is mostly used as a choke in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and mixed martial arts. There are many schools of thought...

The “Lumbar Crush To Elevator” Is A Great Way To Escape Mount

Basics… Work! And they work well, but the thing a lot of jiujiteiros make a mistake in is in thinking that just because something „works“, that it’ll work in the same way for every...

David Avellan Shows How To Finish The Mounted Kimura

Kimura trap system is widely credited to David Avellan, ADCC bronze medalist and a man of many other accomplishments! The kimura trap system is designed as a powerful submission system that counters...

Henry Akins Shows How To Transition To Mount From Half Guard

Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches would argue that the most dominant position in Jiu-Jitsu is the back control. And that, subsequently, the most dominant submission is the Rear Naked...

Jeff Glover Shows How To Do The Kimura – From Bottom Mount

Stuck in Mount? What do you think about… Going for a Kimura? Playing defense in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is most commonly associated with evading submissons and escaping bad positions. However, just...

BJJ Basics: Ezekiel Choke From Mount – Here’s How To Do It

Sode guruma jime (“sleeve wheel constriction”) is a type of Judo chokehold, which compresses the opponent’s trachea or the carotid arteries. The technique can be executed from a variety of...

Buchecha Shows A Really Explosive Mount Escape To Butterfly Guard

Getting stuck in Mount is one of the worst spots to be in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Especially if your opponent knows what he is doing – it can get really discouraging, really fast. So much so that...

This Mount Escape Is Great For Jiu-Jitsu – But Terrible For MMA

Listen up: there’s a pretty high chance that you’re making Jiu-Jitsu way more complicated than it really is. Other than learning some extremely complicated sequences of techniques, you’re...