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The Vice Grip: A Perfect Way To Break The Armbar Defense

The armlock or armbar is a submission that aims to hyperextend the arm into compromising positions. There are two basic types of armlocks – the straight armlock and the bent armlock. The straight...

The Ezekiel Grip Makes It Impossible For Your Opponent To Pull Their Arm Out

Let’s remind ourselves of the most important thing you need to do when you have someone in your closed guard: attack at all times. Many jiujiteiros make a mistake of holding a closed guard for a...

BJJ Advice: Negate The Opponent’s Grips

Image Credits: John Danaher Instagram Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is almost like a game of chess: it’s not just about your techniques, but it’s also about the moves your opponents make that...

Roy Dean Shows A Simple, Yet Powerful Wrist Control

The gift wrap position is a very powerful that you should be using in your Jiu-Jitsu. It’s a kind of hybrid mount-back position where you can control your opponent. It is even possible to...

Rope Climbing: JT Torres’ “Secret” To Insane Grip Strength

Jonathan “JT” Torres  – a 2x ADCC and an IBJJF World Champion, as well as the owner of the Essential Jiu-Jitsu academy – is, among other things, known for his exceptional...

The “Secret Detail” To Make Your Collar Grip Ridiculously Strong

One of the most important elements of your development in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is learning when and how to use different guards. To define, a guard is a position where you use your legs as a...

How To Use The “Upside-Down C Grip” In Guard Passing – Owen Livesey Demonstrates

While many different strategies and tactics make up the guard passing dichotomy, two prominent styles are employed in modern BJJ: pressure passing and agility passing. Pressure passing has typically...

Hand Fighting Tips From Mount That You’ve Got To Learn

Remember every time you are stuck in the mount and you can’t escape for dear life? You are being smashed and left at the mercy of your opponent and are clueless on how to escape? For many...

Kit Dale: “Not Having A Good Gripping Game In BJJ Is Like Trying To Ride A Bike With No Handlebar”

How good is your gripping game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Well, if you want to become better in BJJ, then it’s your gripping game that has to get better first; for, almost all things in Jiu-Jitsu...

Advice For BJJ Beginners: Learn How To Grip Fight

How good is your grip? And what about grip fighting… Have you managed to improve in it lately? If you’re not as good as you’d like to be, then you’ve got to practice it as often as possible....

This Subtle Grip Change Makes Your Side Control Pressure Much Heavier

Side Control is one of those positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that you’ll find yourself in most often; both when it comes to offense and defense alike. Therefore, it pays to learn, drill, and...

Travis Stevens Explains Fundamental Principles of Gripping

How good are your grips when it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo? Probably not as good as they could be – and they could probably use some tips from an Olympic silver medalist Judoka! In a...

Gordon Ryan Explains Weird Grip for Easier Mount Control and Attacks

Getting into the Mount position in BJJ is hard enough… But maintaining it and attacking from it can be even tougher, especially if your training partner/opponent knows what they’re doing....

How To Use Your Grips 101: These Details Will Improve Your Grip Fighting Skills

Does your Open Guard kinda suck? If so, then a huge reason behind that could be your lack of grip fighting skills. For, if you knew how to use your grips to set up favorable guards and attacks…...

This Is The Most UNDERUSED Grip In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – Tricep Grip!

If you’re on the lookout for “secrets”… For details that will make a huge difference in your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu game, then you should pay careful attention to your grips. The...

Why The Focus On GRIPS Could Actually Be Hindering Your Jiu-Jitsu

Grips are important in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as they often determine who is on the defensive and who is on the offensive side of the match. However, as important as they are, focusing too much on them...

Use This Cross Grip Break Technique To Set Up Massive Throws

You don’t always have to be on the offense immediately in order to dominate your opponents. What’s more, actually, it’s often that you’ll find great opportunities to subdue...

These Are The 3 Best Lapel Grip Breaks For BJJ & Judo By Travis Stevens

Getting rid of the collar grip can be one of the most frustrating things to do in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This is especially true if your opponent or training partner is an experienced competitor; and...

Use The Samurai Grip To Set Up Attacks In The Gi

If there were one most important thing to do at the beginning of a BJJ match, then it would be to establish some sort of control and dominance over your opponent, as soon as possible. And if...

Control Your Opponents With Khabib’s Dagestani Handcuff Hammer Lock

Controlling your opponents in BJJ can be tough, especially in No Gi because of the lack of control due to the slippery rashguards. This gets even tougher if you need to do so when they turtle up; it...

Overlooked & Undervalued: The Importance of Grip Strength For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

      There are many things that get overlooked when it comes to being a good grappler.  One such thing is your grip strength. There are plenty of ways to go about working on it,...