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Do You Tap From Pressure? These 2 Things Will Solve Your Problem

Be honest with us: do you sometimes tap from pressure? There’s no shame to it, especially if you’re (relatively) new to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or if your training partners are a lot heavier than you...

This Mount Escape Is So Easy, You’ll Facepalm Yourself For Not Learning It Before

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,...

Try This Escape The Next Time You’re Stuck In North-South Position

Boy oh boy, does being stuck in the North-South position suck. You know how it is: your opponent is seemingly making it impossible to escape and you’re left with nothing else but to wait for...

Stuck in Top Half Guard? Attack The Kimura – And You’ll Pass The Guard

Do you find yourself stuck in top Half Guard a lot? As in, your training partners get a rather tight “grip” on you and you can’t seem to free yourself, no matter what you try to do?...

This Armbar Escape Works Great When Opponent Crosses Both Feet Over Your Head

So you’re struggling with Armbar escapes? Not to worry; once you get caught in an Armbar, getting out can be extremely difficult. Especially when your opponent/training partner knows what...

BJJ Basics: Elbow Escape From Mount To Butterfly Sweep

So you’ve just begun training BJJ, haven’t you? Do you like it? Ah yes, we knew the answer already; you found your new favorite hobby and physical activity! It feels just about...

Last Ditch Armbar Escape for When Opponent Is Close To Tapping You Out

The best escape is to never get caught by the submission in the first place… But everyone who trains BJJ knows that’s far from what happens on a day-to-day basis. You get caught –...

This Simple Arm Triangle Escape Works Surprisingly Well

Ever been on the receiving end of an Arm Triangle (Head & Arm Choke) submission? Of course you have… And how did it feel? It sucks, right. When you feel that choke tighten, there...

Finally Escape Side Control By Using This Simple Technique

Uhhh… Stuck in Side Control again? Yeah, we hear you – it’s not fun. And it’s even less fun if you’re stuck under a heavier opponent. Especially if your Side Control...

Escape The Knee On Belly In Jiu Jitsu With This Funky Technique

Do you struggle when your training partners and opponents hit you with the Knee On Belly position? When they’re having so much fun with it? The Knee On Belly doesn’t just hurt the body,...

Andre Galvao Has A Cool Lockdown Escape – Into Mount Or Side Control

The Lockdown can be a tricky position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Once your training partner locks it up and that pain on your calf starts to set in, you know that you’re in deep trouble. So...

Refine Your Basic Mount Escape – And Make It Work Every Time

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...

This Back Escape Technique Leads Straight To Side Control

If somebody takes your back, you’ve got a number of ways to escape at your disposal. However, most of these setups don’t have much more other than the „escape“ itself in mind; that...

Revisit The Basic Straight Ankle Lock Escape With These Pointers

Whether you’re a true beginner or already have a couple of months and years invested into training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it’s always a good idea to take a detailed look back at the basic...

Getting Crushed In Half Guard? Use Your Lockdown To Release Pressure

Yeah… You were supposed to frame when you’re in the Half Guard, remember? Well, obviously you didn’t. Your opponent found their way with an underhook and is now crushing you with...

Stuck Deep In A Rear Naked Choke? Give This Last Ditch Escape A Shot!

Well, well, well. What do we have here… You’re in trouble again, aren’t you? You’ve given up your back, your opponent took it, placed their hooks in and secured a Rear Naked...

This Is Why Your Upa – Your Bridge And Roll Technique – Doesn’t Work

Let’s keep it real: there have been lots of times when you were stuck in your training partner’s or opponent’s Mount when you’ve resorted to doing the bridge and roll...