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The “Kingpin” Is A Horrifying Position – Here’s How To Do It To Someone

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,...

The Best Triangle Choke From Mount – You Should Learn It Right Now

The triangle choke is one of the most common and also one of the highest percentage submissions in Grappling. When executed perfectly, it is a powerful weapon which is very hard to escape. There are...

This Mount Escape Works Great For Strong BJJ Athletes

If you’re a strong BJJ athlete, you’ve probably received your fair share of “you’re so strong” compliments. But joke’s on them; it’s much better to have...

The Biggest Mental & Training Mistakes Holding Back Your Success in BJJ

Guest post by 5x BJJ World Champion Bernardo Faria, who is known for his half guard. He achieved a phenomenal double gold medals in the BJJ Mundials in 2015. Be sure to check out Bernardo’s...

Marcio Stambowsky Shows an Armbar Setup from Failed Cross Collar Choke

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...

UFC 269: Charles Oliveira Taps Out Dustin Poirier with Rear Naked Choke

Image Credits: AP Charles Oliveira proved, once again, why he’s one of the best grapplers in the UFC. In the main event of UFC 269, the lightweight champion defended his title against Dustin...

Best Submissions Against Bigger And Stronger Opponents In BJJ

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...

How To Safely Do A BJJ Flying Armbar

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...

Rodrigo Cavaca Shares his Proven Recipe for Success in Jiu-Jitsu

Rodrigo Cavaca is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and a coach of many BJJ champions. Back in the day, he made spectacular improvements on his Straight Ankle Lock (back during his win-it-all 2010...

Took Their Back But Can’t Get The Tap? No Worries – Just Be Faster

Are you really good at taking opponents’ backs… But you’re just, sort of, incapable of getting the tap once you’re there? As in, you take their back, you establish...

Andre Galvao’s Sneaky S-Mount Triangle Trap

The triangle choke is one of the most common and also one of the highest percentage submissions in Grappling. When executed perfectly, it is a powerful weapon which is very hard to escape. There are...

EBI Champion & BJJ Black Belt Erin Blanchfield Wins UFC Debut

Think what you want, but if you use Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a base for your MMA career – while, of course, developing other skills with vigor – you’re going to find success. And...

How to train BJJ with an injured arm

The story goes that years back (in 1989), Roberto Correa, commonly known as Gordo, was forced to play half guard due to a injury to his knee that prevented him to use his leg to full extend for a...

Enson Inoue Tells the Backstory Of Why He Demoted Himself From BJJ Black to Purple Belt

MMA legend and old school BJJ black belt Enson Inoue has been retired from MMA since 2004 (he had a short comeback fight in 2010), but he has started training Jiu-Jitsu again in 2016 after taking a...

BJJ Guy Mounts an Alligator And Saves a Woman’s Life

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – or any sort of martial art, for that matter – can be of great help in dangerous situations. But that isn’t only the case when it comes to saving...

How To Set Up The Mounted Triangle Like Khabib Nurmagomedov

The triangle choke is one of the most common and also one of the highest percentage submissions in Grappling. When executed perfectly, it is a powerful weapon which is very hard to escape. There are...

Gordon Ryan’s Reverse Triangle-Kimura Dilemma from ‘Game Over’ Position

In BJJ, most experienced practitioners are used to defending front triangles. These are the type of triangles set up from a guard position, either closed, half, or open guard. You can usually set up...

The Chin Strap – One of the Most Useful Tools in Jiu-Jitsu!

Some concepts and tools are more widely useful in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu than others are. And you need to learn how to use them not just for immediate gain, but also for gaining additional...

Ryan Hall On How To Add Extra Breaking Power to Kimura from Reverse Triangle

In BJJ, most experienced practitioners are used to defending front triangles. These are the type of triangles set up from a guard position, either closed, half, or open guard. You can usually set up...

The Secret to Finishing the Elusive Reverse Triangle

In BJJ, most experienced practitioners are used to defending front triangles. These are the type of triangles set up from a guard position, either closed, half, or open guard. You can usually set up...

Two Of The Most Effective Surprise Reverse Triangle Choke Set Ups

In BJJ, most experienced practitioners are used to defending front triangles. These are the type of triangles set up from a guard position, either closed, half, or open guard. You can usually set up...

The Best Martial Arts For Self-Defense On The Street

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...

Enson Inoue Promoted to 5th Degree BJJ Black Belt Despite IBJJF Not Recognizing His Rank

MMA legend and old school BJJ black belt Enson Inoue has been retired from MMA since 2004 (he had a short comeback fight in 2010), but he has started training Jiu-Jitsu again in 2016 after taking a...

Cover Their Mouth And Nose: 3 FILTHY Tips For A Faster Tap In BJJ

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. While it’s phenomenal to roll and compete, no matter the result, you should be well aware that there are some people who will do...