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Armbar From Side Control: These Details Make All The Difference

Side Control is, for many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students, their favorite position. And deservedly so, as it’s perhaps the safest one to hold and as it has a number of attacking options at its...

Firas Zahabi Shows A Cool Armbar From North-South Setup

Side Control is, for many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students, their favorite position. And deservedly so, as it’s perhaps the safest one to hold and as it has a number of attacking options at its...

Roy Dean Shows A Great Figure Four To Armbar Transition

There are countless moves used in BJJ, and it can take decades for you to master most of them. Being great at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu isn’t about how many techniques you know – it’s about how sound...

Shotgun & Reverse Armbars From Side Control – Here’s How To Set Them Up

Side Control is, for many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students, their favorite position. And deservedly so, as it’s perhaps the safest one to hold and as it has a number of attacking options at its...

Unorthodox Armbar Leads to Injury at MMA Event

The armlock or armbar is a submission that aims to hyperextend the arm into compromising positions. There are two basic types of armlocks – the straight armlock and the bent armlock. The straight...

Here’s How To Set Up The “Shotgun Armbar”

Going for the back , armbars, choke or sweeping  is one of the best things you could do in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… And here’s another way to do it, this time with the Frame Lasso. You can connect...

Have You Tried This Sneaky Armbar From Spider Guard?

Brazilian jiu jitsu has a variety of guards but one every beginner has heard of is open guard. Open guard is perhaps not the easiest to come into as a beginner as it doesn’t dictate certified...

Can’t Get The Rear Naked Choke? This Armbar Transitions Works Great

The best moves in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are, arguably, the ones which aren’t (too) complicated – and that you can resort to more often than not. These high percentage techniques need to be learned...

Mica Galvao’s Armbar From Knee Slice Pass Setup

Did you know that there’s a really cool Armbar setup you can go for when passing the opponent’s guard with a Knee Slice? Yup! It’s one of Mica Galvao‘s favorite submission...

Marcio “Macarrao” Stambowsky Shows A Fast Armbar From Closed Guard

The Cross Collar Choke is probably one of the first submissions you’ve learned on your BJJ journey – perhaps even the first one. However, as you and your training partners gain some experience,...

Try The Sneaky “Switching Arms” Armbar Setup The Next Time You Have A Chance

The armlock or armbar is a submission that aims to hyperextend the arm into compromising positions. There are two basic types of armlocks – the straight armlock and the bent armlock. The straight...

The Flying Armbar: An “Easy” Way To Do It

You’ve probably seen the video in which a grappler, trying to do the Flying Armbar, falls down and seriously injures his neck… A horrific incident, one which everyone is extremely sad about and...

[Watch] Street Altercation In Brazil Ends With A Technical Guillotine Choke & Armbar

The grim reality is that a lot of people living in Brazil are poor or are on the edge of poverty. Crime rates tend to be high in certain areas, and a big part of the population is left to fend for...

Surprise Your Opponents With This Sneaky Armbar From Side Guard

A side guard is a position where your opponent has almost passed your guard, and the only thing between the two of you is your bottom knee. Although this is primarily a defensive position, there are...

Stuck In Deep Half? Go For The Superman Armbar

The Deep Half Guard! It’s a very powerful position that will control guard passers immediately. The general principle of using Deep Half Guard is that your one arm is in, that your hips are in as...

How to Do Helio Gracie’s Signature Scissor Choke from Armbar

BJJ black belt Ty Gay, instructor at Redline BJJ shows an old school and effective scissor choke made famous by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu co-founder Grandmaster Helio Gracie. Tye starts off from an armbar...

Armbar – Should You Cross Your Feet? John Danaher Answers

One of the most common and most controversial questions of BJJ history is whether crossing your feet when doing an armbar is right or wrong. The answer is not black or white. This question is a bit...

Gordon Ryan Demonstrates How To Escape Top Side Shoulder Sankaku Armbar

Yes, the Hitchhiker Escape is the name of your savior! The way to implementing it is by turning your thumb down and using explosiveness. What this means in practical terms is that, before your...

Tom Hardy Competes At Another BJJ Tournament – Wins Gold Via Armbar

Image Credits: Taped_Fingers (Instagram) Tom Hardy isn’t playing games when it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The famous actor is a 4-stripe BJJ blue belt and a frequent competitor… Who...

Opponent Stood Up In Your Guard? Surprise Them With This Armbar Setup

If you have your opponent in Closed Guard, then their best bet is to try and stand up as soon as possible – and go for the break along the way. But even as they do this, you can still go for an...

KSW 74: Fighter Dislocates Opponent’s Elbow with Scarf Hold Armbar – Has To Point It Out To The Referee

Having good referees is a must for every martial art competition. For, the referee is the one with the authority to stop the match at any point – so they have to be able to recognize if...

This Armpit Armbar from the Closed Guard Will Blow Your Mind

The posture is superbly important in Jiu Jitsu. This is applicable in closed guard. If you can make your opponent round his back and, by doing so, get him to lose his upright position, then you have...

This Is The Stealthiest Armbar Setup Ever – Learn It Now

The Armbar from Closed Guard is probably one of the very first submissions you’ll learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, it’s also one of the first submissions that you (as well as your...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Gets KO’d After Slam (Following Armbar Attempt)

You know what they say: sometimes you just have to let go. And that isn’t true only in relationships – but in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well. Especially when you go for a submission...