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Arm Triangle From Lockdown? Yes, It’s Possible – Here’s How To Do It

Created by prominent flat-earth proponent Mr. Eddie Bravo, the Lockdown system is an IBJJF legal half-guard series of techniques that offers multiple defensive and offensive options from the guard....

This Unique Sweep From De La Riva Guard Will Catch Them Off Guard

The De La Riva Guard is one of those positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that give you a lot of options… If only you learn how to play it right. However, some beginners find this guard to be...

Have You Tried This Sneaky Armbar From Spider Guard?

Brazilian jiu jitsu has a variety of guards but one every beginner has heard of is open guard. Open guard is perhaps not the easiest to come into as a beginner as it doesn’t dictate certified...

Anaconda Choke: Try This Easy Escape Technique

In Jiu-Jitsu the best defense is to not get there in the first place, but what happens if you’ve had the misfortune of making a mistake and got caught in a tight submission? Being stuck in a tight...

Pass Spider Guard With The Leg Drag: Here’s How

The Spider Guard is a very effective type of guard in BJJ and has been heavily used since the late 1980’s. The spider guard is specific to the gi (kimono) but can also be used in a modified way in...

These Back Control Concepts Are Super Important To Learn

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 of danger...

Counter The Berimbolo With An Estima Lock – Here’s How

The Berimbolo, whether you like it or not, when done correctly by someone who is very good at it,  is extremely hard to stop. Some people simply will refuse to learn it or even do it. That’s...

The Importance Of Pressure & Balance Control When You’re In Top Positions In BJJ

Pressure is the name of the game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. If you can utilize it more than others can, and if you can do it in an efficient way… You’re well on your way to making your training...

Opponent Escaping Mount? Bail Out – Get To Knee On Belly

Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches would argue that the most dominant position in Jiu-Jitsu is the back control. And that, subsequently, the most dominant submission is the Rear Naked...

The Duck Under To Knee Pinch: A Great Takedown Setup For BJJ

Do you want to wrestle like a pro? Then you need to chain wrestle. Wrestling, BJJ and judo can be like a chess game where you plan two to three steps ahead or even more. If you make an attack and...

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...

The Mir Lock Is A Dangerous Submission… Here’s How To Do It

*Dramatic music plays in the bacground*: the Mir Lock! A powerful, shoulder-lock based submission that gets heads (and rotator cuffs) turning whenever it is applied properly. However, it is not seen...

The Wrist Lock From Side Control They’ll Never See Coming

Wrist lock is perhaps the most underutilized and underestimated submissions in Grappling. There is no denying the effectiveness of the submission, along with the huge number of positions that it can...

The (Somewhat) Easy Way To Escape Knee On Belly – By Paul Schreiner

Do you struggle when your training partners and opponents hit you with the Knee On Belly position? When they’re having so much fun with it? The Knee On Belly doesn’t just hurt the body, it hurts...

Giancarlo Bodoni Reveals Superb Arm-In Guillotine Choke Details

What’s your favorite submission? Sure, you may have a ton of submissions that you like to go for, but if you had to pick just one… Which one would it be? Well, for Ricardo Almeida – Renzo...

Super Simple Way To Finish The Single Leg Takedown (Against Heavy Hips)

Takedowns are a must if you want to dictate the pace of a match. Joe Rogan said that fighters with strong takedown games can push the pace better because the takedown threat is always looming. This...

Paul Schreiner Demonstrates A Surprising Method For Escaping Side Control

Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills. Coming out of side control is no...

Luis Heredia Shows a Takedown to a Paper Cut Choke Setup

The transition between standing techniques and ground techniques are rarely taught in BJJ. This is a small window of opportunity that is often neglected in BJJ. Capitalising on this moment is a...

John Danaher: “You Need Time To Manifest Improvement”

The 2023 is upon us – and so is everyone’s New Year’s resolutions, one bigger than the other. But how are you supposed to achieve these goals? One thing is for certain:...

Amazing Kneebar Against Knee Shield: Here’s How To Get It

A kneebar (also known as legbar, kneelock or hiza-juji-gatame) is a leglock that can hyperextend the knee. The basic kneebar technique is similar to that of an armbar. The practitioner will...

Can’t Get The Rear Naked Choke? This Armbar Transitions Works Great

The best moves in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are, arguably, the ones which aren’t (too) complicated – and that you can resort to more often than not. These high percentage techniques need to be learned...

Here’s How To Escape Technical Mount… The Easy Way

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...

Make Your Kimura Extra Painful – The Neil Melanson Way

The Kimura would be known as the Reverse Ude Garami, or the Double Wrist Lock in Catch Wrestling circles. There are a lot of different names and sources to what we now know as the Kimura Lock. The...

The Inside Shoulder Trap: A Closed Guard Technique You Absolutely Need

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...