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Here Is How To Do The Perfect Guard Retention In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Most of Jiu-Jitsu is won or lost in the guard passing and in the guard retention. Because, if you can pass someone’s guard, then you’re more than half way through to submitting them...

This Far Side Saddle From K Guard Entry Is A Masterpiece

Let’s say you’re trying to play K Guard against a kneeling opponent… But they’re stuffing your leg and driving forward. You can’t get your leg free – what are you...

Nicholas Meregali Reveals 2 Concepts For Playing Guard (In The Gi)

Playing guard isn’t really “simple”, is it? Especially in the gi, because there are a lot more grips (and, therefore, options) to take into consideration. Well, there is a way to...

Gordon Ryan Shows Valuable DLR Guard Knee Bump Ashi Entry

Let’s say you’re playing Open Guard in no-gi and you’re on your back. Your training partner steps deep inside between your legs, towards your thigh – which means that you can...

Bernardo Faria Explains How He Developed His Extraordinary Half Guard Game

Bernardo Faria is one of the best BJJ athletes in history, as well as one of the most-liked people in the worldwide Jiu-Jitsu community. And, one of the things he is best know for when it comes to...

Gordon Ryan Shows How To Take The Back Against Outside Ashi

If you’re rolling against a training partner who really likes going for Leg Locks, then you know how fun it can be… And, sometimes, how frustrating it can be as well. Which is why...

The Most Important Skill In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Not What You Think)

What’s the most important skill in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Is it a certain submission technique that will make you so much better at tapping people out? Is it knowing how to defend and escape...

This Back Take From K Guard Works Really Well

There are a lot of ways to take the back in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, the most effective of ways are often, at the same time, the most unexpected of ways, too. For example – who of your...

How To Counter Scoop Passing Against K Guard?

So you’ve just started playing the K Guard game and it’s going well… But your training partners are starting to figure out how to go about countering it. And, even worse,...

Roger Gracie Shows Details For The Perfect Cross Choke From Mount

Roger Gracie is, for many, the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete of all time. And how did he achieve that? By being a submission artist and by mastering the basics. By improving them to the point...

Hip Height & Staying Square: 2 Concepts That Will Turn You Into A Tougher Opponent

If you take into account the sheer amount of techniques in Jiu-Jitsu, as well as the details to every technique – and their variations in regards to the situations you find yourself in…...

This Knee Cut Defense Is So Simple & So Effective (You Have To Learn It)

The thing with Jiu-Jitsu is… You can have the best technique, but if your timing is off – you won’t make it. And, likewise, you can have the worst technique, but if your timing is...

Brian Glick Shows How To Do The Hip Heist (Advanced Details)

The Hip Heist is a very basic technique from Closed Guard. And you’ve probably stopped using it a long, long time ago. However, it’s now time to revisit it… With some advanced...

Wrists: The First Layer Of Defense (John Danaher Explains)

Here’s the thing. You could try and learn as many techniques as possible in Jiu-Jitsu – but you’ll never be able to learn them all. Not by a long shot. Especially when you take...

BJJ & Self-Defense Basics: Using The 2-On-1

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and self-defense? Well yes – because, at the end of the day, you should be able to defend yourself if you train a martial art… You should at least know the basics of...

Triangle Choke From Clamp Position: Super Important Wrist Detail

The Clamp is one of the most dominant positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. “Invented” only recently, it gives you a lot of control over your opponent – and quite a bit of submission...

Edwin Najmi Shows How To Do The Tightest D’Arce Choke

You know the saying… “When it comes to chokes, there’s no tough guys.” In other words, there’s no amount of adrenaline or “persistence” that can make it...

John Danaher Shows The 3 Most Important BJJ Chokes (Strangles)

There’s so many techniques out there in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, right? Like, there’s so much that you can’t learn them all by a long shot… So you have to learn to prioritize....

Here’s How To Do The BJJ Loop Choke From Closed Guard

If there’s one submission that feels particularly satisfying when you hit it during sparring or/and competition itself, then it has to be the BJJ Loop Choke. Though, applying a Loop Choke...

How To Over Under Pass In No-Gi? Bernardo Faria Demonstrates

The Over Under Pass is one of the best guard passing techniques in Jiu-Jitsu. Though, fact is that it’s used mostly in the gi… So how are you supposed to use it in no-gi Jiu-Jitsu? Well,...

Xande Ribeiro Shows A Mount Escape Everyone Can Do

Stuck under Mount? That’s too bad… But this is no time to ponder your bad luck – you’ve got to prepare to escape immediately! You need to look for space to frame on the...

Craig Jones Shows A Hip Bump Sweep Variation Guaranteed To Score Triangles

The Hip Bump Sweep is a very basic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu technique and it’s probably one of the first ones you’ve learned. However, as it is the case with just about any technique, there...

You Have To Learn This Kneebar Setup From Half Butterfly

The Half Butterfly Guard is a very versatile guard and one you should definitely explore – especially if you’re a fan of Leg Locks. For, it offers a wide variety of Leg Lock entries, all...

Bernardo Faria Shows The Best Technique He Learned From Craig Jones

Do you have a hard time finishing the Triangle Choke? As in, you already have it locked up, the opponent doesn’t seem to be going anywhere… But they’re not tapping. And all that...