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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...

Opponent Frames in Side Control? Go For The Knee On Belly

How often have you found yourself in a situation where you finally pass the opponent’s guard, and you start going for the Side Control… Only to find yourself immobilized by their frames?...

Andrew Wiltse Explains Armdrag Basics & Single Leg Setup

All takedowns are made equal… But some takedowns are more equal than others – especially if you have no wrestling background. That is to say: if you want to become comfortable on your...

Bernardo Faria: “This Is The Coolest Technique I’ve Learned From Mikey Musumeci”

Contrary to just a few years ago, the Leg Locks are a big part of any successful BJJ athlete’s game today. If you want to reap success, you’ve got to learn your leg-based submissions...

This Triangle Choke Setup is Good for MMA or a Street Fight

So you’re thinking of making a transition to mixed martial arts… Or perhaps you’re just wondering how you could use Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a “punching situation”, such...

Andre Galvao Teaches The Easiest Way To Open Closed Guard

There are numerous ways to open your training partner’s or opponent’s Closed Guard. However, you can’t just pick all of them; that is to say, you need to pick a handful of...

The Head & Arm Throw Is A Must-Learn For All BJJ Athletes

Training no gi is a fan-favorite for a lot of BJJ athletes. And not just because of the ground game; but also because of the fact that the stand-up game is sometimes easier, faster, and more...

The Step Over Pass – It Is So Simple, It’ll Make You Giggle

Guard passing can get so difficult. If you’re rolling against a training partner who knows what they’re doing, then passing their legs and arm frames can often be much more tedious than...

The Paper Cutter Choke Is Your New Favorite Choke from Side Control

Let’s be honest – your Side Control mostly comes down to, well, controlling your opponent. You utilize it for transitions to Mount and North-South, but aside from that, there’s not...

Craig Jones Explains How To Roll In A Safe, Constructive Manner

It’s one thing to be injured in training and then to have to stay off the mats for a while… But it’s a whole other thing to be injured because of something that could’ve been...

These Bread Cutter Choke Details Will Make You Enemies in Competition

Have you ever been on the receiving end of the Bread Cutter Choke? If so, you know how terrifyingly easy it is to set up and how gnarly it can feel once it takes on full-effect… And be honest...

This is How to Get The Armbar from Closed Guard by Breaking Posture – Every Time

Do you struggle playing the Closed Guard game? As in, no matter what you try, you just can’t get the Armbar from there? One of the primary culprits behind this problem is that you’re not...

Stuck in Knee Shield? Try This Unconventional Move by Neil Melanson

Are you a Half Guard and Knee Shield kind-of-a-Jiujiteiro? That’s awesome! It means that you’re playing a BJJ game that the majority of athletes choose not to play – which puts you...

BJJ White Belts: Understand This About Attacking From Closed Guard

Closed Guard is one of those positions from which it can get notoriously frustrating to submit people. Sure, you’re in a more dominant position than your opponent; but submitting them or even...

“Is It A Choke Or A Crank?” This Is How To Tell The Difference

Are you a BJJ athlete who loves going for chokes all the time? Be it a Guillotine Choke, a Rear Naked Choke, a Triangle, or whichever other variation it may be – you’re someone who is...

Bernardo Faria Reveals The Coolest Technique He Learned From Andrew Wiltse

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an art in motion… However, from time to time, that motion stops – as both you and your training partner find yourselves in situations where, at least for a second...

BJJ Black Belt Shares Armbar Advice He Wishes He Received Earlier

Doesn’t it get frustrating when you’re so near that submission finish, and the opponent escapes it? As in – all you had to do is finish the choke or extend the arm or the leg, but...

This Simple Kimura Grip Break Works Great for BJJ White Belts

Setting up a submission can be one of the toughest tasks in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You first have to go through the opponent’s guard, establish control, isolate the limb which you want to...

John Danaher: “These Are The Highest Percentage Takedowns in BJJ & MMA”

Takedowns aren’t something that a lot of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes are great in. However, if you want to develop a well-rounded BJJ game, then you have to work on your stand up skill. So, if...

Jiu-Jitsu Lessons From Theodore Roosevelt’s Personal Coach

Theodore Roosevelt was an incredibly interesting person, who was – among other things and being the President of United States – was a keen martial artist. He trained boxing in his youth...

Jon Thomas Shows Game-Changing Triangle Choke Details

The “simplest” of submissions are often times the toughest of submissions to get right. And, even though they may be among the first techniques you’ll learn on your Brazilian...

Is Your Mount Position Weak? Use These 2 Tips To Strengthen It

The Mount position is probably the second most powerful position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; secondary only to taking someone’s back. So, if you want to have a well-developed BJJ game, then you...

Do This Single Leg Counter – And Immediately Take Their Back

Every attack is an opportunity to further improve your defensive skills in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… However, every defense can also be an opportunity for a counter-attack; if you know your options...