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Trapped Their Arm? Take Them Down With The “Billy Waist Lock”

Not all takedowns and throws are made equal. And that’s not just because of how “high percentage” they are, but also because of how you go about setting them up. For example,...

This Subtle Grip Change Makes Your Side Control Pressure Much Heavier

Side Control is one of those positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that you’ll find yourself in most often; both when it comes to offense and defense alike. Therefore, it pays to learn, drill, and...

Kit Dale: “There’s No Right Or Wrong Technique, Just A Right And Wrong Time To Execute It”

Sooner or later on your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey, you’ll come to realize that merely knowing how to do a technique isn’t enough… But that you also have to know when to do it. And...

Leo Vieira Shows An Effortless Scissor Sweep Setup

There are some BJJ techniques that you will carry with yourself no matter the experience, knowledge, and the belt you earn along the way. Simply put, these techniques are going to be...

Try This Choke From Side Control (Following A Kimura Setup)

Is Side Control your favorite position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Do you enjoy setting up submissions from it… Especially the Kimura? If that’s the case, then you’re going to...

Opponent In Turtle? Choke Them Out With This Simple Technique

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...

Gordon Ryan Explains An Easy Concept For Attacking From Mount

Attacking from Mount can sometimes be a real chore. You know how it is: you get into the position, but then your training partner starts defending as if their life depends on it. Their arms are...

Make Your Mount Intimidating By Restricting The Opponent’s Breathing

The Mount is a powerful position in mixed martial arts. Once your opponent is stuck underneath it, you can usually rain down a number of punches and wait for them to expose their arms and/or back as...

This Crucifix & Choke Setup Works Like a Charm

When your opponent turtles up, that can be one of the most difficult positions to attack through in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, you can make it simpler for yourself if you learn how to extend...

Opponents Keep Back-Stepping Your Half Guard? Try These 2 Counters

So you’ve finally started playing Half Guard. Fantastic! You’ve set out on the road with a lot of possibilities in training and competition. However, you’ve probably soon found out...

This Weird Arm Trap Leads To Super Easy Backtakes

Believe it or not, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu isn’t that complicated at all. Sure, there’s like a million techniques out there and, yeah, there’s like a billion (ok, maybe a bit less)...

Here’s How Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida Sets Up A Double Leg Takedown

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is one of the most elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in the world. Today, his focus is set on mixed martial arts (specifically, within the ONE FC), where...

Henry Akins Explains How To Make Your Hip Escape (Shrimp) Unstoppable

The Hip Escape, otherwise known as the “Shrimp”, is one of the most fundamental moves you’ll learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It’s an absolutely essential technique; one that...

This Lapel Attack Works For Everyone – Even If You’re 50+ Years Old

When you’re 20 or 30 years old, it seems that almost everything is possible in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; your techniques and athleticism are, more often than not, hindered by nothing more than the...

Avoid Injuries In Training & Win More Competitions By Rolling This Way

It’s easy to fall in love with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In the feeling that just stepping onto the mats gives you, the laughter with your training partners and friends, and the immersion of doing...

Sneaky Ezekiel Choke From The Back by Andre Galvao

Taking the opponent’s back is already hard enough, but tapping them out from there can be even tougher. Knowing that they have nothing to lose, your opponents will do whatever they can to...

Fine-Tune Your Armdrag With These Details by Pat Downey

Are you an Armdrag fan? Or are you someone who simply wants to learn how to do it and then Single or Double-Leg your opponents into oblivion? That’s great, because a successfully applied...

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Teaches Best Takedown Grips & Drills

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is one of the most dominant Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in history. His modern approach to the “game” is what inspired many to follow the same tracks;...

Dean Lister On Making Progress In BJJ: “I Was Never Shy To Ask Questions”

Do you want to make progress in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Then you need to ask questions. For, the road to improvement is paved with asking your instructor (and your training partners) how to do things...

Jacob Couch Shows an Extremely Efficient Heel Hook Entry

Are you one of those BJJ athletes that think that Leg Locks are life? If so – that’s fantastic! There are so many Leg Lock options in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that, even if you dedicated your...

These Breathing Tips Will Help You In Your Next BJJ Competition

If you’re looking to push yourself to your maximum in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, it’s often not enough to focus solely on techniques. Nor on your game plan… But, even more so, on some of...

This Triangle Choke Setup from Scissor Sweep is Too Simple To Use

The simplest things in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are, often, the most efficient ones at the same time. You don’t have to “Berimbolo everything”; just sticking to simple, 1-2-3 setups,...

These Triangle Details by Craig Jones are Super Easy & Effective to Use

It’s one thing to set up a Triangle Choke… And it’s a whole other one to actually finish it. That is to say, even though you may have done everything right up until the end, that...

JT Torres Shares Secret Details on Improving Your Bow & Arrow Choke

When you get to the nitty-gritty of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you’ll start understanding just how many details go into making a technique work. Sure, when you’re training against less...