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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...

Effective & Easy Ankle Pick Takedown With Robert Drysdale

The Ankle Pick is such a great takedown for jiujiteiros – even though it does (as all techniques do, truth be told) require a bit of practice and repetition in order to pull it off more...

The Easiest Takedown To Do in Judo and BJJ

Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian shows what he feels is the easiest takedown to do in both Judo and BJJ competition. He has been studying...

Key Details For Setting Up A Perfect Ippon Seoi Nage

The Ippon Seoi Nage is a powerful Judo throw, and it’s often one of the earliest throws that are taught to students. However, just because it’s taught early doesn’t mean that all of...

No Gi Uchi Mata Variations That You Can Use Right Now!

You don’t need a lot of takedowns in your skill-set to feel confident when starting a match from the feet. You simply need to pick a few of them, practice them as much as you can and from as...

How Do I Add More Takedown Training To My BJJ Class?

If you are an owner and/or a coach in a BJJ academy, it might be the case that your students haven’t done a lot of takedown training up until now. Whatever the reason for that may be, it...

Opponent Has An Underhook? Mickey Gall Shows The Gracie Shoulder Rip

There is a lot of things that jiujiteiros could learn from wrestlers, judokas and other predominantly stand-up fighters. And no, it’s not just about how to throw somebody in the air and slam...

Improve Your Stand-Up Game With These Judo Leg Grab Takedowns

If you’re eager to improve your Leg Grab takedown game while training and competing in the Gi, then you’ll be happy to hear that Shintaro Higashi – 6th degree Judo black belt – has...

How To Never Get Thrown in BJJ

    Love them or hate them, throws are something every jiujiteiro needs to practice in order to bring his A-game to the table. And, as important it is to learn the throw techniques, it is...

Try This Kouchi Makikomi Variation, Terere’s Signature Takedown

Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple medallist in...

Stop Telegraphing Your Double Legs: Try This High Crotch to Double Leg Instead

Oh yes – the double leg and its fun variations! It’s certain that we will never have enough of the versatility of this takedown and of seeing it work in real time. So, today we’ll...

Stop Telegraphing Double Legs. This Misdirection Double Will Be Your Winning Move

Once you’ve gotten a bit more comfortable with wrestling and once you’ve learned a couple of basic takedowns, it is time to turn towards practicing „The Sweet Art of The Feint“; that...

Grappling Since Day One-How Justin Rader Climbed The Ranks To Become One Of BJJ’s Elite!

For us fans of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it’s easy to sit back and realize the greatness that engulfs our sport on a daily basis.  We see the truly world class wage chess matches time-after-time, and...

Justin Rader Details His Clash With Joao Miyao In The 2013 ADCC’s!

Every so often the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community is given a matchup that forces us all to step back and marvel for a moment. Nothing beats a battle of contrasting styles between two elite, especially...

How A World Class Grappler Used Wrestling To Take The BJJ World By Storm!

  In a world where we can look at Mixed Martial Arts and clump every discipline into the same general category—if you box or are a Thai fighter, you strike, if you wrestle you’re a grappler,...