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Gezary Matuda Has The Best Scissor Sweep Details (Learn Them As Soon As Possible)

The Scissor Sweep is one of the most fundamental moves in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, as basic as it is, you’re probably still not doing it nearly as perfectly as you could be… Because...

Here’s How To Force Half Guard From Over Under Pass

So you’re a Half Guard player, but you’re starting from top… That’s alright, because there are numerous ways to force top Half Guard as well – especially if you enjoy...

This Toe Hold Against DLR Guard Will Surprise Your Training Partners

So your opponent has decided to play De La Riva Guard and you’re thinking what you could do from there… Well, one of the best things you could go for is definitely a submission! Yes, a...

Craig Jones Shows How To Do The Pendulum Movement In Jiu-Jitsu

The pendulum movement is a super important one in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, mostly when it comes to your Closed Guard game. However, as foundational as it is, many practitioners do it wrong. How wrong?...

John Danaher Reveals His BJJ Submission Escape System & Philosophy Behind It

Stuck in a bad spot? Yeah, that sucks… For, sure, sometimes it can be fun to be on the receiving end of pins and submission threats in Jiu-Jitsu. But if you don’t have the right escape...

Here’s A Tricky Back Take From Bottom Half Guard – You’ve Got To Learn How To Do It

Stuck in bottom Half Guard? Yeah… That’s not fun at all, isn’t it? Especially when you take into consideration that you’re not just feeling uncomfortable – but...

Brian Glick Explains Leg Entanglements In Jiu-Jitsu (Must Learn)

If you want to become proficient in Leg Lock techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, then just learning one technique after another won’t be enough to become excellent. Rather, if you’re...

Kyra Gracie Demonstrates An Easy Arm Drag Takedown Setup

When it comes to the stand-up game, not many BJJ practitioners can stand proudly and say that they feel super confident about it. Which is a big shame, as it’s really not that difficult to...

Here’s How To Pass High Knee Shield To North South Choke

Dealing with the High Knee Shield can be really difficult, especially if your training partner is really keen on not letting you pass. However, if you learn the following technique, you’ll not...

Is This The Best Way To Play The 50/50 Position In Jiu-Jitsu?

There aren’t many positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that are equally dangerous (offensively and defensively) for both athletes… But 50/50 is one of such positions for sure – as both...

Jeff Glover Shows How To Do The “Donkey Guillotine”

Jeff Glover is one of the most well-known BJJ athletes in the world. He’s gained a lot of notoriety and fame for his innovative, fluid and entertaining style – which resulted in the...

This BJJ Choke Technique Is So Easy A 7-Year-Old Could Do It (No, Really)

One of the most beautiful things about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the creativity that it entails. Sure, there are some rules of engagement you have to follow, but other than that – you can be as...

Jeff Glover Has The Sneakiest D’Arce & Arm-In Guillotine Choke Setup

Tapping people out feels great, doesn’t it? And do you know what feels even better? Yes… It’s tapping them out when they least expect it. That is to say – if you can find ways...

JT Torres Shows An Amazing Monoplata Setup From Triangle Choke

When it comes to getting submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – especially when it comes to rolling against more experienced practitioners – you’ve probably noticed that the first...

Gordon Ryan Shows The Best Way To Escape From Body Triangle

Oh man… You’re stuck in the Body Triangle, aren’t you? Well, if there is a terrible position to be stuck in when it comes to Jiu-Jitsu, the Body Triangle probably reigns supreme...

Is This The Easiest No-Gi Guard Passing System In The World?

Passing an experienced opponent’s guard can be quite difficult. Especially in no-gi, when there are less grips available… And even more so if you don’t have a strategy in mind, but...

Jeff Glover Shows How To Escape The Kimura Trap In Jiu-Jitsu

Caught in the Kimura Trap? Yeah, that sucks… Because it can be a difficult position to escape – as, no matter the escape route you take, your training partner will have a transition...

Are You Paying Attention To Your Stance In Jiu-Jitsu?

There are a lot of things that you should be paying attention to in Jiu-Jitsu… All of them equally important. And, yet, some things are “more equal” than others. For example, one...

Everything You Need To Know About Turtle Position As A BJJ White Belt

The Turtle position can be a tough nut to crack in Jiu-Jitsu. Especially against an experienced opponent, who likes to “turtle up” often – leaving you wondering what to do from...

This Is The Best Way To Smash The Opponent’s Half Guard

If you’re having trouble dealing with your training partner’s (or opponent’s) Half Guard, don’t worry – you’re not the only one. Half Guard can be notoriously...

Here’s A Super Simple Way To Escape Side Control (Before They Have It)

If you’re playing the Open Guard game and your opponent is getting past your legs, well, you’re in grave danger of getting your guard passed. And of them ending up in Side Control…...

Here Are 3 Ways To Escape Back Control In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

If someone has your back in Jiu-Jitsu, you’re in deep trouble. Why? Because the back is the most dominant control of all in the Gentle Art – and you’re purely on the defensive....

The Importance Of Controlling Motion & Distance In Wrestling (For BJJ Practitioners)

Do you sometimes feel… Intimidated by wrestling? As in, whenever you’re supposed to practice takedowns and throws, you feel out of your depth? That’s alright. But here’s the...

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Teaches The Best Grips Take Everybody Down In Jiu-Jitsu

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend, known – among other things – for his superb takedown and throw skills. So, if you want to improve your stand-up game in...