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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...

Watch: MMA Fighter Chooses to Wear a Gi – Gets Collar Choked

In the very early days of mixed martial arts (think back to the first UFC fights and Royce Gracie), athletes were allowed to fight in the Gi. However, as the time passed on, the kimono was declared...

Easily Escape The Single Leg X And Take Your Opponent’s Back

Just because you’re in a bad spot to begin with in BJJ, it doesn’t have to mean that you’ll end up getting swept or submitted! If you know what you’re doing, then you can turn...

Learn This Crucial Attack: The One-Handed Straight Ankle Lock

As you become more proficient in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and as you accrue mat time, you’re going to have to start exploring some options you haven’t explored before. That is to say –...

These Simple Tips Will Make Your Single Leg X Game 10x Better

The Single Leg X is a fantastic position, full of sweep and transition options, as well as of submissions that follow it. However, you have to know how to play this position well first, before you...

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...

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...

Guard Defense: Don’t Miss This GRIP FIGHTING Part of Your Game

Being able to defend your guard from getting passed is a skill that every Jiujiteiro needs. And, if you’re looking to improve this component of your BJJ game, then you need to pay attention to...

The Best SCISSOR CHOKE Setup by Adam Wardzinski

The Scissor Choke! One of the most unexpected submissions in the entirety of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, it can be quite confusing knowing how to set it up… Especially when it comes to Gi...

EASY Knee Shield to Cross Choke Setup by Bruno Bastos

Do you find yourself in the Knee Shield position often? And do you, on top of that, long for submission setups that aren’t lengthy and complicated… That could allow you to choke out your...

Get More TAPS With This Armbar & Leglock HACK!

These days, it seems as if everyone is on the lookout for a hack to get better in Jiu-Jitsu. They want that “fast route” to improvement and to getting more finishes… Without putting...

The Sneakiest Attack in Jiu-Jitsu: Ezekiel Choke from Closed Guard

Being unpredictable and prepared will go a long way for your Jiu-Jitsu. That is: if you have the skills and you can set them up in unpredictable, sneaky ways… You’ll be able to submit...

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...

The GODOI CHOKE Is So Gnarly… That Your Opponents Will Hate You For Doing It

Do you sorta, kinda… Feel that you should expand your submissions repertoire? Sure, you have your go-to techniques and you did the right thing by focusing on refining them. But you should still...

This Xande Sweep to Armbar Setup Is SIMPLE And Works Like MAGIC!

Most of the techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu don’t have to be complicated in order to work. What’s more, if you truly want to become an excellent Jiujiteiro, you should be focused on...

Make Your opponents Fly With The Meregali Sweep

Nicholas Meregali is a 2x IBJJF World Champion, loved for his constantly dynamic and aggressive BJJ game. One of the aspects of that game is his great Open Guard – and one of the sweeps from Open...

Having Trouble With Setting Up A Strong De La Riva Hook? Do This

After quite some time spent at being infatuated with the No Gi game, it seems that you have finally understood that it’s not about „one or the other“; but that Jiu Jitsu is meant to be...

The Best Concept For Defending The Leg Drag And All Other Guard Passes

There is so much advice on defending from bad positions! And, the thing is, so much of it differentiates from one situation to another; which comes to question if learning how to defend (and attack!)...

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...

You NEED To Know These 5 Split Hip Judo Throws

Hey, you. Yes, you! Know what time it is? No, not for ground work (again); but for leveling up your stand up game… More concretely, your Judo throws! Take on this opportunity and learn 5 split...

Neutralize The Knee Shield With This Pass By Andre Galvao

Passing the Knee Shield is never an easy task! Plus, if the roll or the match is in the Gi, then it can get particularly difficult and nerve-racking to get out of this position and move into a more...

This Is How You Take The Back From A DLR Lasso Guard

If you want to become known as someone who totally dominates their BJJ opponents, then you absolutely have to develop a strong backtake game! There are so many approaches to it – to taking your...

Dealing With The Wrestler’s Shin Whizzer Has Never Been THIS Easy

Over the course of your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training and competition lifetime, you’ll sometimes get into situations where your training partner or opponent will use some sort of a technique or...

Roll Dirty With This Fingers On The Face Technique, By Paul Schreiner

Sometimes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you’ll need to resort to tactics and techniques which some may deem as „dirty“ or „too rude“. And one of those times is when you’re fighting...