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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...

Learn This Simple Knee Cut Pass To Backtake Sequence With JT Torres

The Knee Cut Pass is one of those techniques that you were probably shown during your first training sessions – one, which you now revisit on a fairly frequent basis. But no matter how many times...

Pressure Pass Straight To Mount, With Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida

Jiu Jitsu doesn’t have to be complicated in order to work… In fact, most often it’s the basic principles and techniques which will grant success! It’s just a matter of tying...

Can’t Get The Technique Down No Matter How Much You Drill It? Try This

There are various schools of thought on whether or not doing drills works for making progress in BJJ. However, whichever school of thought you lean to, chances are – especially if you’re just...

Use The Hip Bump Sweep To Set Up These 3 Attacks

You’ve probably been introduced to the Hip Bump Sweep way back in the day, and you’re probably seeing it work much less frequently than it was the case before. The reason for this,...

Use Your Spider Guard Lasso Control… And Omoplata Them!

You can love training and competing in the Gi or hate it, but the fact stands: with it, you have much more possibilities for controlling your opponent than without it! The grip options, with...

Cobrinha Has Great Closed Guard Kimura And Hip Bump Sweep Tips

Yeah, you may not be too fond of the basic techniques – they are basic, after all. But if we’re being totally honest, you could still use a bit of assistance with them. This is probably true...

Tap More Opponents With The Omoplata By Using These Tips

The Omoplata is a powerful shoulder lock submission, one that is available from all sorts of positions. This is even more true when you take into account the things you can do with it from the Closed...

Inverted Guard? No Problem – Learn How To Pass It With Marcelo Garcia

Every now and then, you’ll stumble across someone who loves getting inverted all the time. If you’re inexperienced with this sort of a game, you’ll find it difficult to pass these...

This Is How You Can Set Up An Armbar From The Back

If you still aren’t really clear what sort of a gameplan you should develop and practice, then by all means let it be the one through which you’ll aim for taking the opponent’s...

Learn The Folding Pass – The Best Pressure Pass For Gi & No Gi

Pressure passing is a whole lot easier in the Gi – mostly because you can set up various grips, which give way to many passing variations. However, this is not to say that you can’t pressure...

You Won’t Need Techniques After You Understand This Guard Passing Principle

There are a number of ways to pass an Open Guard. However, when the absolute basics of guard passing are considered, it’s all very simple; it’s just a matter of understanding the...

The “Bear Trap” Is The Perfect Surprise Submission As You’re Passing The Guard

In the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, there are a lot of things you can do that will take your opponent by surprise – like doing a technique that they don’t expect, or that they haven’t...

The Cross Sleeve Guard Is Your New Best Friend

The Open Guard offers you so much choice for setting up your attacking game! There are a number of ways to set up offense from here, and if you haven’t read our two articles about the Collar...

Should I Use Illegal BJJ Techniques In Training?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an ocean, full of wonderful techniques! However, some of those techniques can’t be used in certain competitions. Whether you have a certain belt, at the level of which...

The Fishing Pole Guard is The Perfect Solution To Your Opponent’s Smash Pass

The leg lace smash pass is a widely used pass in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Grappler’s Guide Michael Perez has a few great counters for it though – so tune in and read on! FIRST VARIATION Michael...

Mahamed Aly Has Invaluable Advice For Surviving as a Beginner in BJJ

When you’re just starting out on your BJJ journey, it’s easy to get confused by the excess of information at your disposal; techniques, positions, drills, diet… It can be a bit...

Robert Drysdale Has a Worry Free Escape To a Tight Foot Lock

„Why would you ignore 50% of the human body?“ Well, ever since those great leglock words were uttered by Dean Lister and spread about even more through John Danaher, that 50% of human body is far...

Robert Drysdale Has a Brilliant Way of Turning a Failed Darce Into A Great Guillotine

The Darce and Guillotine Choke support each other and are very good friends… When one fails, the other one is right there to cushion its failure, and revenge its fallen brother! That is...

Can’t Open Their Arms From Mount? This Works Every Time

So, you’ve passed your opponent’s guard, got into the Side Control or Knee On Belly position, made them suffer there for a bit and then successfully, skillfully – heck, it could even be...

How To Make Your Submissions Tighter and More Powerful

Everybody wants to make their submissions tighter and more powerful, but few know how easy it is to do so! If you apply the concepts of extension, rotation and compression shown by Rob Biernacki, you...

Wrestle from The Guard: Nicky Ryan’s Buttscoot-Takedown

In this year’s ADCC match against Shane Jamil Hill-Taylor, Nicky Ryan displayed a great and kind of a confusing technique: starting from the bottom seated position, he scored a sweep that...

How Can I Train a New BJJ Technique So That I Don’t Forget It?

Oh, so many techniques! You know how it is: BJJ offers an enormous amount of sweeps, submissions and escapes to choose from, so much so that it’s truly a great treat to be at the class, to roll...

Opponent Too Defensive? Use The Knee On Belly Pressure & Have Some Fun

Let’s say you’ve passed your opponent’s guard, ended up in Side Control and that you’re trying to find a way to finish them from there… However, they’re too...