.
.

Tag Archive: , , , ,

Giancarlo Bodoni Shares What It’s Like To Train Under John Danaher

A lot of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes would, if they had an opportunity present itself, like to train under John Danaher. However, what is it actually like to train under one of the best coaches of...

Giancarlo Bodoni Shows How To Escape The Dreaded Body Triangle Position

The Body Triangle in Jiu-Jitsu is one of the absolute worst positions you could end up in. Not only is your back taken, but you’re experiencing this tremendous pressure across your ribcage… That...

Here’s How To Cross Collar Choke Someone From The Knee Split Position

One of the most effective ways to pressure pass in Gi is by using the Folding Pass, Thomas explains; even though there’re different details to the setup when in comparison to the one in the Gi, the...

Shotgun & Reverse Armbars From Side Control – Here’s How To Set Them Up

Side Control is, for many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students, their favorite position. And deservedly so, as it’s perhaps the safest one to hold and as it has a number of attacking options at its...

The Perfect Open Guard Pass for Older Jiu-Jitsu Students

The Open Guard can be tricky to pass… Especially if you’re an older BJJ student who isn’t exactly used to passing with speed and power. Torreando passing might not be for you, but...

Easy-To-Do Self Defense Sequence: Pluck Head & Arm To Leg Reap

One can never necessarily be completely “ready” for a real self defense situation, however, we can increase our odds of surviving against a violent attacker by targeting certain moves, and...

The “Deadman” (Arm Drag To Choke Setup) Is Great For Self Defense

One can never necessarily be completely “ready” for a real self defense situation, however, we can increase our odds of surviving against a violent attacker by targeting certain moves, and...

Marcelo Garcia Shows The Perfect Way To Control & Attack The Back In BJJ

Here are some of the key details to make your seat belt from the back a whole lot more dangerous and start finishing more chokes just like Marcelo Garcia. These no-gi techniques were perfected by...

Gordon Ryan & Nicholas Meregali Teach Some Differences Between Gi & No-Gi Back Attacks

Nicholas Meregali has decided, after years of dominating the competition podiums in the gi, to venture out into the world of no-gi grappling. In order to do so, he sought out help from John Danaher...

Gable Steveson Teaches A Super Simple Double Leg Setup

Double leg takedown is probably the most utilized and high percentage takedown in MMA. And it is not only used in that sport, but also in many others like freestyle wrestling, BJJ, grappling, sambo,...

This Arm Triangle Setup Works Great Against Wrestlers

When you train Jiu-Jitsu, facing a wrestler can be a daunting task. They have great grappling conditioning, are very scrappy, have great base, and are very aggressive. Wrestlers have strength,...

Bird Wiltse Shows A Single Leg X Guard Sweep… That You’ve Never Seen Before

The Single Leg X-Guard is a perfect guard for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) practitioners who like to attack their opponents with both sweeps and submissions. As Single Leg X-Guard positions you...

Andrew Wiltse Explains How To Combine Wrestling And Sweeps In BJJ

One of the biggest “mistakes” that the majority of BJJ students make – and that you can exploit – is that once they get down to the mats, they stay down… Instead of wrestling up –...

How To Reduce Recovery Time When Someone’s Passing Your Guard?

You know the saying: „Guard recovery – you can never be too good at it.“ Well okay, okay. It isn’t exactly a saying… But it should be, because your guard recovery will determine a lot of...

21-Year-Old Dies After Suffering A Blow During BJJ Training In Brazil

Image Credits: Tatame Tragic news are coming from João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil). A young man, just 21 years old, has passed away on January 26 – after he suffered a blow during Brazilian...

BJJ Advice: Always Attack From An Angle – Never From The Front

Concepts are just as important as techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… Or maybe even more important – because they can be utilized across a wide variety of moves. For example, a really...

Do Women Face A Hurdle When Starting Jiu-Jitsu? Jocko Willink Weighs In

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a gift… That will not just give you better physical fitness, but it will also grant you better self-confidence, self-respect, new friendships and experiences,...

Get Your Arm Underneath Their Chin (For A Rear Naked Choke) – Here’s How

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 someone...

The “Scissor” Is An Extremely Useful Movement In BJJ & You Need To Practice It

Are you looking to improve your Open Guard game? Yes? Fantastic! But yeah, we know how frustrating playing it can get; you seem to have less attacking options than you do when playing from top and...

The Under Cross Reap: Here’s How To Set It Up

The Japanese term ashi garami translates literally to “leg entanglement”. Cross ashi garami refers to trapping or entangling an opponents’ leg across your own center line. Inside sankaku is a...

Should You Chase Perfection In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

You want to get better, you want to improve as much as you can… And yeah, you want to come as close to perfection as possible – but should you really strive for that? That is,...

Cross Collar Choke Without Using The Gi – Yes, It Is Possible

Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches would argue that the most dominant position in Jiu-Jitsu is the back control. And that, subsequently, the most dominant submission is the Rear Naked...

This “Bear Hug” Throw Works Great In Self Defense

The ultimate position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Yup, you know it – taking the opponent’s back. Whether it’s while on the mats or while standing, when you take the opponent’s back… They’re...

Leg Pummeling: A Great Way To Counter Elevation From Butterfly Guard

If you’re in someone’s Butterfly Guard and they go to elevate you, you’re in Leg Lock danger. So, other than a Hip Switch, you could counter and defend against this elevation by...