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Here’s Why The GUARD PULL Is Actually USEFUL In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The Guard Pull in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is often portrayed as „unmanly“, „cowardly“ and as „something which only those without takedown game would do“. Now, everyone is entitled to their...

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!)...

“Wow man, you’re so strong!” – Using Strength In BJJ Is NOT A Bad Thing

In the world of back-handed compliments, one of the worst ones you can get in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is: „Wow, bro, you’re so strong!“ It’s really a slap to the face to your technique...

If You Feel FEAR From Heelhooks In BJJ, This Is How To Overcome It

Heelhooks are a powerful submission… As a matter of fact, they’re so powerful that they make some Jiujiteiros SCARED of them. Naturally, not of applying them, but of getting caught in...

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...

A Simple Takedown Plan For BJJ White Belts That Works GREAT!

When you’re a BJJ white belt, there are a lot of unknowns! How are you supposed to transition from one position to another, what are you supposed to do when you pass the guard, how to solidify...

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...

These Are The RAREST And The Most DIFFICULT Submissions In MMA

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art of creativity! There are a number of techniques that you can choose to go for, and they can be mixed up in such a vast variety of setups that the number of moves...

5 Easy To Use Tips For A FASTER FINISH FROM THE BACK In BJJ

Taking the opponent’s back is the ultimate position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but getting there is no easy business. It takes a lot of sweat and change-of-tactics to outsmart and outpace your...

Cover Their Mouth And Nose: 3 FILTHY Tips For A Faster Tap In BJJ

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. While it’s phenomenal to roll and compete, no matter the result, you should be well aware that there are some people who will do...

The Best Armbar Escape For BJJ Beginners – The Hitchhiker Escape!

As a beginner in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you probably want to learn submissions and nothing else, right? Of course you do, because that’s what makes BJJ so exciting! Choking someone out with a...

Andre Galvao Teaches The SUPER ARMBAR From Closed Guard

The Armbar from Closed Guard is one of the first submissions a new BJJ white belt learns. But, it’s also one of those submissions that – after a while – aren’t regarded with the same...

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...

Tap Everyone With The Leg-in Triangle aka The Cryangle From Everywhere

The… What? Yes – the Cryangle! *Spooky music plays in the background* Yes, this position does feel as terrifying as it sounds, and you can use it both as a choke in and of itself, as well as...

Sequences or Positional Techniques : Which One To Focus When Learning BJJ?

If you’re looking to learn more BJJ techniques, then one of the most important ways of acquiring these moves is through drilling and practicing them. However, not all practice is made equal....

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...

Opening The Closed Guard In No Gi Isn’t Easy, But This One Option Works Every Time

As you might have noticed, opening the Closed Guard in No Gi is super tricky business… Or, at the very least – a lot of times, it is much more difficult to do than it is the case in the Gi....

The Ultimate Cross Choke Setup From Knee Cut Position By Andre Galvao

There are, and will be, many situations where you’ll try something and things won’t go exactly to plan. Most often, this will be the case in guard passing; you’ll try a technique,...

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...

This Triangle “Trap” Setup Is So Simple That You’ll Be Using It All The Time

Jeff Glover, one of the BJJ community’s most beloved jiujiteiros and most creative competitors, has prepared quite a treat – in this video with Bernardo Faria, he explains how you can create...

Make The Tripod Sweep Work Against ANYONE With These Details

There are some techniques that you learn very early on, maybe even at your first BJJ class or two; but which you don’t use for too long, as it seems – after a certain level – that these...

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...