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These Half Guard Sweep & Reversal Concepts Work Surprisingly Easy

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Here’s A Simple Way To Set Up A Flying Triangle Choke

You’ve probably seen the video in which a grappler, trying to do the Flying Armbar, falls down and seriously injures his neck… A horrific incident, one which everyone is extremely sad...

Craig Jones Demonstrates A More Effective Hip Bump Sweep Variation

The closed guard is likely the first type of guard a student will learn in BJJ. The closed guard is just one of the many guards you’ll encounter in your training. It is a part of the identity of...

Counter The Opponent’s Leg Attack With This Sneaky Back Take

Ah, the Heel Hook… Every submission grappler’s dream and nightmare at the same time – it just depends whether you’re on the giving or the receiving end of it. However, if your Heel Hook...

Gordon Ryan Demonstrates How To Escape Top Side Shoulder Sankaku Armbar

Yes, the Hitchhiker Escape is the name of your savior! The way to implementing it is by turning your thumb down and using explosiveness. What this means in practical terms is that, before your...

Use This Body Lock Pass Whenever Your Opponent Has An Underhook In Half Guard

If you’ve been following the pro BJJ scene, you may noticed many top grapplers having incredible success with a certain type of pass: The bodylock pass which is also known as the double over pass....

The Monoplata Is The Missing Piece In Your BJJ Puzzle

The omoplata, which means scapula in Portuguese, is a highly effective Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ submission). Also called the ashi sankaku garami (leg triangle entanglement) in judo and the coil lock...

Are You A BJJ Beginner? Learn The Americana From Mount

The Americana, also known as the key-lock in wrestling, and ude garami in Judo is a shoulder lock in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that applies pressure on the shoulder of the opponent by bending the arm at...

Never Tap From Kesa Gatame Pressure Again – By Using This Simple Tip

Image Credits: Bloody Elbow If you’ve been training for some time, you’ll probably agree that making your training partners tap with as little force as possible feels amazing. That it...

The “Lat Whip” Is One Of The Easiest Takedowns In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

No matter what some may tell you, there’s no shame in being a guard puller. It’s a legit move and tactic to use in training and competition alike; so, as far as sports Jiu-Jitsu is...

The Price You Have To Pay For Poor Wrestling Position…

Did you know that wrestling can actually be quite simple? It sure can, if you dedicate yourself to learning and perfecting a set number of techniques, until you can hit them automatically. It’s...

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...

Mikey Musumeci Demonstrates An Easy Sweep You Can Do With The Opponent’s Belt

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...

Bring The Pain With the Shin Whizzer to Darce

The shin whizzer is a technique that your opponents often don’t expect, and it is a powerful starting point for a whole rainbow of colorful submissions. In these two videos from Neil...

The Anchor Hand Principle – Extremely Useful For Preventing A Stack Pass

Stack passes are one of the most common types of guard passes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; no doubt that you have a training partner or two who give you trouble with them. And if you don’t know how...

These Clock Choke Details Will Make It 2x More Effective

When you are controlling a turtled opponent, It’s important to combine back attacks with submissions. Your opponent can not defend both threats at the same time. This means that they will leave...

Side Smash Your Way To Side Control With This Easy Pass

If you have been doing BJJ for any length of time you have asked yourself this question! Rickson Gracie once said, “the guard is the heart and soul of jiu jitsu”. If you haven’t already...

BJJ Advice: Win The Distance, Win The Match

Image Credits: John Danaher Instagram Yeah… There are a lot of things that need to be learned and done in BJJ if you want to be successful in it. However, even the most complex of things have a...

Nicky Rodriguez Shows An Incredibly Effective Turtle Escape – The Step Over

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one that you’ll commonly find both yourself, as well as your training partners and opponents in. So, it is of vital importance not only to know how...

These Ankle Lock Defense Concepts Will Keep You Safe Every Time

Do you want to build a solid submission game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? If so, then that means that you need to have a strong defense first. For, how are you supposed to feel confident in your...

Turtled Up? Peek Out & Take The Opponent’s Back With This Technique

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one that you’ll commonly find both yourself, as well as your training partners and opponents in. So, it is of vital importance not only to know how...

Force Your Opponent To Turtle Up With The “Kosoto”

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is nowhere as greatly explored as other positions are. That is to say: there are a number of possibilities when your opponent turtles up, both for...

Hide Your Thumb: The Secret To Finishing The Rear Naked Choke

You know what they say about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: it’s all in the details. In those small adjustments that can improve your technique by tenfold, but which you’d never come across if...

Here’s How To Enter The Single Leg X From Butterfly Guard

The butterfly guard is one of the simplest, yet most effective open guard in BJJ. It can be used against opponents of any size as it utilizes the strongest part of our body-the legs, to pull, lift,...