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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...

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...

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,...

Roy Dean Demonstrates The Classic Side Control Escape

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...

Demian Maia Demonstrates The Best Rear Naked Choke Variation

The Rear Naked Choke is a true “king” of submissions. Applied from the back – the most dominant position – it leaves your opponents no options other than to tap out or go to...

These Cross Collar Choke Details Make It Much, Much More Efficient

The mount position is one of the most dominant controlling positions in BJJ. It is one of the fundamental positions in Jiu-Jitsu and is arguably one of the most valuable lessons a student will learn...

Use The Underhook – And Escape Side Control With Ease

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...

This Knee On Belly Escape To Ankle Pick Setup Is Ridiculously Simple

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,...

Here’s A Simple Way To Break The Lasso Grip – by Mikey Musumeci

In a Jiu-Jitsu match, you will typically spend 80% of the time passing the guard. This is why Jiu-Jitsu practitioners spend so much time practicing guard passing. Rickson Gracie once said, “the...

The Importance Of The Knee In BJJ – Learn & Use It Today

Knee on Belly (KOB), sometimes known as the knee ride, is a premier controlling position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The body position is somewhat similar to side control, where you stay on your...

Ryan Hall Explains A Better Alternative To Hip Escapes

What is guard retention? Guard retention is the act of getting your opponent back in front of you and in between your legs, as he tries to pass your guard. You need to have a grip and at least 3...

Make Enemies With This Vicious Ezekiel Choke From Kesa Gatame

Kesa-Gatame aka scarf hold is one of the seven mat holds, Osaekomi-waza, of Kodokan Judo. In grappling terms, it is categorized as a side control hold. Kesa-Gatame occurs naturally with many...