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Result for: neil melanson

Neil Melanson Explains the Science Behind the “Butt Drag” Technique

Neil Melanson explains the Wrestling/Grappling technique the Butt Drag. It is actually a very technical move. Neil has an amazing capacity to mix all type of grappling techniques, like Catch...

Stuck in Knee Shield? Try This Unconventional Move by Neil Melanson

Are you a Half Guard and Knee Shield kind-of-a-Jiujiteiro? That’s awesome! It means that you’re playing a BJJ game that the majority of athletes choose not to play – which puts you...

Neil Melanson Demonstrates How To Counter The “Ball Splitter”

You’ve been working hard on your Triangle Choke, haven’t you? Of course you have, it shows. Day in and day out, you’ve drilled it and practiced setting it up in every single roll....

Neil Melanson’s Behind The Back Guard Pass Will Surprise Your Opponents

Coach Neil Melanson always has great and unexpected techniques under his sleeve, ones that will surely catch your own opponents unexpected! This time, he has a great Behind the Back Guard Pass that...

Super Tight Choke From Williams Guard by Neil Melanson

The shoulder pin guard aka the Williams guard is a great option which you can use from the closed or half guard. You have countless option using the overhook and from there are as triangles,...

Time To Squeeze Your Opponents With The Boa Head & Arm by Neil Melanson

The cradle is a basic technique in amateur wrestling. Its name refers to the move’s similarity to the way a person holds an infant in their arms. The wrestler performs the cradle by grabbing the...

Neil Melanson Teaches The Tightest BJJ Arm Triangle Using Just One Arm

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 Butcher Shop Choke by Neil Melanson Will Terrify Your Training Partners

The cradle is a basic technique in amateur wrestling. Its name refers to the move’s similarity to the way a person holds an infant in their arms. The wrestler performs the cradle by grabbing...

The Nelson Necktie Is A Powerful BJJ Choke – Here’s How To Do It

One of the most famous quotes in BJJ that came from grandmaster Helio Gracie is – for chokes, there are no tough guys. The safest way to defeat an opponent in grappling and fighting is to get...

Do You Know The “Ankle Shelf Turkey Choke”?

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is nowhere as greatly explored as other positions are. That is to say: there are a number of possibilities when your opponent turtles up, both for...

Bring The Pain With the Shin Whizzer to Darce

The shin whizzer is a technique that your opponents often don’t expect, and it is a powerful starting point for a whole rainbow of colorful submissions. In these two videos from Neil...

The Exact Moment When You Realize Grappling is Not For You

Neil Melanson explains the Butt Drag – demonstration partner dies a little inside Neil has an amazing capacity to mix all type of grappling techniques, like Catch Wrestling, BJJ, Wrestling and much...

Don’t Ever Try This Dragon Sleeper Variation (Here’s How To Do It)

Over the years there’s been a good variety of subs in MMA – we’ve seen everything from Mother’s Milk to Crab rides. Have You Ever Tapped Someone With A Sub Called “Mother’s Milk”?...

Try One Of The Weirdest Triangle Choke Setups – The Helicopter Triangle

The triangle choke from guard is one of the first submissions that you will typically learn in BJJ. It is highly effective and will work at all levels. There are so many ways to set up a triangle...

Try This Triangle Choke Setup from K-Guard – It’s So Simple

The triangle choke from guard is one of the first submissions that you will typically learn in BJJ. It is highly effective and will work at all levels. There are so many ways to set up a triangle...

Triangle Choke Not Working? That’s Okay – Go For The Reverse Triangle Instead

The triangle choke from guard is one of the first submissions that you will typically learn in BJJ. It is highly effective and will work at all levels. There are so many ways to set up a triangle...

The “Dragon Sleeper” Is The Most Dangerous Submission In BJJ… Here’s How To Do It

“The Dragon Sleeper”… Even the name sounds scary. And, well, the technique is scarier than its name is; it’s a neck crank submission that has its roots in catch wrestling...

BJJ’s Best Kept Secret: Positional Rolling Makes You Improve Exponentially

When studying a subject, it’s always best if you can find information as close to the source as possible. In history, if you can find direct information from someone that experienced the event,...

The Many BJJ Submissions That You Can Set Up from the K Guard

The K guard is a guard position which opens up many attacking opportunities. This approach is different than the likes of other leglock specialists, such as those that come from the Danaher Death...

20 Craziest BJJ & Grappling Submissions of 2020

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art of creativity! There are a number of techniques that you can choose to go for, and they can be mixed up in such a vast variety of setups that the number of moves...

Get Unfriended with Braulio Estima’s ‘Pretzel Pass’

Jiu-Jitsu is limitless. There are always new ways to control your opponents, especially in the Gi where the Gi material is a great tool. Braulio Estima is one of the most innovative BJJ...

John Danaher, Andre Galvao & Lachlan Giles Show Top 5 Submission Holds For BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be quite disruptive to beginners as there is so much to learn so fast. If you narrow down your focus on attempting to master these 10 submissions, you will be able to use the...

How NOT To Act In BJJ Tournaments

You can tell a lot about someone’s personality by the way they act a BJJ tournament. Some people will celebrate a victory like it was just another day at the office, while some will act like...

Satoshi Ishii’s ‘New Kimura’ Will Blow Your Mind

Jiu-Jitsu is limitless. There are always new techniques being developed. Everybody knows the Kimura, the powerful shoulder lock but how about this Kimura variation? The Kimura would be known as the...