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JT Torres Shares Secret Details on Improving Your Bow & Arrow Choke

When you get to the nitty-gritty of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you’ll start understanding just how many details go into making a technique work. Sure, when you’re training against less...

The Paper Cutter Choke Is Your New Favorite Choke from Side Control

Let’s be honest – your Side Control mostly comes down to, well, controlling your opponent. You utilize it for transitions to Mount and North-South, but aside from that, there’s not...

Stop Opponent’s Breathing With This Gnarly BJJ Mount Attack

The Mount position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an extremely domineering one – it’s second only to taking the opponent’s back. However, it can be quite difficult to land submissions...

These Bread Cutter Choke Details Will Make You Enemies in Competition

Have you ever been on the receiving end of the Bread Cutter Choke? If so, you know how terrifyingly easy it is to set up and how gnarly it can feel once it takes on full-effect… And be honest...

“Is It A Choke Or A Crank?” This Is How To Tell The Difference

Are you a BJJ athlete who loves going for chokes all the time? Be it a Guillotine Choke, a Rear Naked Choke, a Triangle, or whichever other variation it may be – you’re someone who is...

Watch: Guillotine Choke Ends Street Altercation in Seconds

Being able to stand up for yourself is one of the most important things you’ll get out from training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You’ll learn how to compose yourself in a situation that’s...

Rickson Gracie’s Secret Detail to a Tighter Choke from the Back

Learning the basics is extremely important – the most important thing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For, if you lack knowledge in how to execute basic techniques and setups, you will not be able to...

This Unexpected Rear Naked Choke Setup Works Like A Charm

Taking the back in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is already difficult enough… But getting the Rear Naked Choke setup from there can be even tougher, as your opponents fight for survival. Simply said:...

Rener Gracie Recalls The Time When He Got Choked Out by a Boa Constrictor

Getting choked out in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a nasty feeling. You know the drill – either you tap out or you go to sleep… And that’s just from another person, another human being,...

Wrestler Puts Opponent To Sleep with Anaconda Choke in Wrestling Match

When it comes to chokes, there are no tough guys – everyone falls a sleep when it’s properly applied. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Rear Naked Choke (which is, truth be told,...

The Half Nelson Choke From the Back Will Surprise Your Opponents

Taking someone’s back in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the ultimate transition. That is, it’s the hardest position for your opponents to escape from; so, it’d probably make sense for you...

UFC 267: Teixeira Submits Blachowicz: “Never Give Up On Your Dreams”

It was at UFC 267 where Glover Teixeira finally earned that for which he was working so hard during the last decade. He took on Jan Blachowicz during the fight night’s main event; and, after 9...

Watch: Vicious Ground-And-Pound & Gnarly Guillotine Choke by Javid Basharat

If you aren’t humble… You will get humbled in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA alike. And that’s exactly what happened with Oron Kahlon at Dana White’s Contender Series (DWCS) 45...

Watch: Double Buggy Choke Submission at a 10th Planet Tournament

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is full of surprises and unexpected twists (sometimes quite literally). And that’s especially true once you enter the highly competitive realm; where both athletes are going...

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...

Watch: Nate Landwehr Secures a Tight Anaconda Choke at UFC Vegas 40

Image Credits: UFC If you’re looking to be as complete of a fighter as you can be, or if you want to be truly proficient in self defense, then you can’t rely just on grappling. Rather,...

How Did Alexander Volkanovski Survive Brian Ortega’s Guillotine at UFC 266?

UFC 266 had spectacular fights, one of them being the featherweight bout between Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega. Volkanovski gained a unanimous decision win, but at one point he was caught in...

Surprise Your Opponents with a Brabo Choke from Closed Guard

“Sheesh, Closed Guard is so ineffective for submissions after you reach a certain level… There’s no point in learning it anymore.” But is there? Whether you like playing...

Was He Out? Strangest UFC Ending In History (Merab Dvalishvili vs. Ricky Simon)

Do you remember UFC Fight Night 128? Probably not, as it took place in 2018… And why should you care, anyway? Here’s why: that’s when one of the strangest UFC endings in history...

UFC Vegas 34: Kakhramonov Puts Jones to Sleep with Standing Guillotine Choke

The danger of a standing Guillotine Choke is real, not just at a BJJ white and blue belt level… But at the highest of levels as well, including MMA. As a matter of fact, the recent “UFC...

Try This Surprising Standing Loop Choke Setup by Joel Bouhey

Loop chokes are fun! They’re so simple to set up that it’s almost ridiculous how easily you can get them sometimes… It’s just that your opponents don’t expect such a...

Bring On The Pain With This Kesa Gatame Submission Setup

If you’ve been training for some time, you’ll probably agree that making your training partners tap with as little force as possible feels amazing. That it just feels great to do a couple...

Paige VanZant RNC’s Soldier And Puts Him To Sleep

There are no tough guys when it comes to the Rear Naked Choke in Jiu-Jitsu. You can toughen out an Armbar, a Straight Ankle Lock, heck even a Heel Hook and Kimura if the adrenaline is running...

The Sneakiest EZEKIEL CHOKE Setup From Side Control (Gi)

Being sneaky is the name of the game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. If you can set up a move in such a way that your opponents can’t see it coming, you’ll get a LOT more taps… Than if you...