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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...

Learn One Of The Best Old School Judo Throws – Te Guruma!

You know the saying: „Old school is the best school!“ And while that may not be true in every single case, it most certainly is the truth in the majority of them; including not just the ground...

The Spinning Baseball Bat Choke Will Sleep Your Opponents FAST!

If you want to tap your opponent out, then one of the things you should think about is: „Which submission and its setup are the sneakiest ones from here… Which is the one that my opponent...

Three Easy Ways To Maintain Back Control In BJJ

The back is there to be taken! It’s no coincidence that taking someone’s back is regarded as the most powerful position to have in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; it’s where you can pose a LOT...

Use Your Opponent’s Escape Attempt For The Most Effective S Mount Armbar!

There’s a LOT of techniques you can learn in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! In fact, there’s so many, that you’ll likely never be able to learn the most of them… But here’s the...

GAME CHANGING Details For Your Side Control By Cyborg

Details… There’s simply never enough of them! Each and every little tidbit can help you improve your game by a substantial margin; and this is equally true for escapes, submissions and...

This Is How You’ll Take The Back From Turtle… Each And Every Time!

Yeah, we know how it goes. You fought hard to get your training partner into an inferior position… And you’ve done it! In fact, you’ve placed them into one of the most defensive...

This Is How To Use The Collar Drag To Start Attacking From The Bottom

Do you consider yourself to be a good, or at least an average bottom guard BJJ player? How about in the Gi – are you any better in it than without it? Whatever your answer may be, the truth is...

The Chair Guard Sweep Is Your New Favorite Setup From Guard Pull

If you’ve wanted to learn a new setup and technique, one which would make you stand out not just in your BJJ academy but in competition as well, then we have got quite a treat for you! Andre...

Finding The “Sweet Spot” When Passing The Guard with Carlos Machado

Generally speaking, when you encounter a problem within your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it’s a good idea to think about how you can solve it as soon as possible. However, if you’ve done that...

How To Apply A Triangle Using the Lapel? Andre Galvao Demonstrates

When thinking of the Triangle Choke, your first association is probably hitting it from Closed Guard or, perhaps, from the Mount. However, it’s probably rarely the case that you’ve had an...

Use This Weird Lapel Grip For Effective Guard Passing

What does the future of BJJ look like? More specifically, how will its techniques look like 2 years, 5 years, 10 or more years down the line? While there’s no one that can give a concrete...

Old-School Your Way To Victory With The Plier Sweep with Carlos Machado

Old school is often times the best school! If it weren’t for the BJJ masters and grandmasters, our sport wouldn’t be where it is today; both in terms of its rich history and lifestyle,...

Pull Guard Straight Into A Triangle With Andre Galvao

The Gi offers so many opportunities and possibilities for your BJJ game! You can be really creative and go for the most complex of lapel combinations, for example, which will not only confuse your...

This Is How NOT To Get Triangle Choked When Passing The Guard

You know what they say – if you want to win big, sometimes you have to risk big as well! High risk=high reward, and that is often a very true statement in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Sometimes,...

What’s The One Drill Which Will Improve ALL Of Your Throws?

Be honest with us: are you really comfortable when going for a throw, or could you use a little bit more self-confidence? Just like in other aspects of the BJJ game, throws require you to fully...

Improve Your Pressure Passing Game With The Butter Flip Pass

Would you say that guard passing is your weak side? That, perhaps, you’re not as fast as your training partners are; or, at the very least, that you’re not as quick as their guard...