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Unexpected Counter To The Front Headlock (Even You Will Be Surprised)

Takedowns are a must if you want to dictate the pace of a match. Joe Rogan said that fighters with strong takedown games can push the pace better because the takedown threat is always looming. This...

Lucas Lepri Shows How To Use An Underhook For Side Control Escape

Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills. Coming out of side control is no...

The “Spinning Escape” Is A Fantastic Escape From North-South

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...

Great (And Simple) Way To Escape Collar Choke From Mount

Stuck under someone’s Mount… And they already have a Collar Choke on you? Not to worry, you can still make things right – for example, with the following escape by Todd Margolis!...

3 Super-Effective Omoplata Escapes For Old Guys In BJJ

The Omoplata is often one of those elusive submissions. Your opponents see it coming and try to elude getting submitted by either staying extremely tight with their elbows or by “slipping...

Henry Akins Will Make You Rethink The Way You Do The Hip Escape

The Hip Escape (or the Shrimp) is a fundamental BJJ technique that almost everyone is taught in their very first class. However, as fundamental as it is, you could still probably improve it –...

Caught In A Heel Hook? Counter With A Toehold

Leglocks have been at the center of the bjj zeitgeist for quite some time. They are referred to as the great equalizer. Cases like this are just why. A white belt competitor named James Hunt had an...

This Technique Is Your Last-Ditch Triangle Escape Opportunity

There are many ways to counter a triangle choke. There is the early escape, the middle escape and the late ‘Hail Mary’ escape. Saulo Ribeiro explains about how to escape from your...

Here’s A Simple Way To Escape The “Truck” – And Go For A Heel Hook

Be honest with us: could your BJJ escapes be polished up a little bit? Could they use some work? Yeah, they probably could… Because, even if you are comfortable with your escapes, you still...

The Underhook Escape Is A Great Side Control Escape Option

Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills. Coming out of side control is no...

John Danaher Shows An Early Arm-In Guillotine Defense

Through the years there were plenty of debates on the guillotine. There’s a variety of grips, variations and body type modifications you can apply in order to get the most from the experience....

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...

Never Tap From Kesa Gatame Pressure Again – By Using This Simple Tip

Image Credits: Bloody Elbow 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...

Nicky Rodriguez Shows An Incredibly Effective Turtle Escape – The Step Over

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one that you’ll commonly find both yourself, as well as your training partners and opponents in. So, it is of vital importance not only to know how...

Roy Dean Demonstrates The Classic Side Control Escape

Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills. Coming out of side control is no...

Use The Underhook – And Escape Side Control With Ease

Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills. Coming out of side control is...

This Knee On Belly Escape To Ankle Pick Setup Is Ridiculously Simple

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,...

Ryan Hall Explains A Better Alternative To Hip Escapes

What is guard retention? Guard retention is the act of getting your opponent back in front of you and in between your legs, as he tries to pass your guard. You need to have a grip and at least 3...

Ruotolo Brothers Demonstrate How To Defend Against The Outside Heel Hook

Heel hooks, calf slicers, are all deemed dangerous submissions & prohibited from competition by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (apart from the adult black belt level which now...

Never Tap To An Omoplata Again – With These Escapes by Bernardo Faria

The Omoplata is often one of those elusive submissions. Your opponents see it coming and try to elude getting submitted by either staying extremely tight with their elbows or by “slipping...

These Escapes Will Make You Guillotine-Proof in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The Guillotine Choke is one of the most versatile submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as it can be set up from all sorts of different positions. And it’s one of the coolest submissions to set...

Deal With Submissions From Side Control & North South With These Tips

Side control is a difficult position to be in. Side control with submissions being applied is even worse! In this video we will introduce a simple escape methodology that you can use for most bent...

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,...