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How Should You Roll With An Overly Aggressive White Belt?

Every BJJ academy has one, if at least from time to time – that overly aggressive white belt, whose life’s mission seems to be to go ultra-hard with everyone, 110% of the time. Sure,...

Esgrima Pass: The Mother Of All Half Guard Passes

If you have been doing BJJ for any length of time you have asked yourself this question! Rickson Gracie once said, “the guard is the heart and soul of jiu jitsu”. If you haven’t already...

John Danaher Explains The Best Way To Drill Techniques: “Most People Drill For Numbers…”

When you drill techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, how do you (usually) go about it? Do you aim for a specific number of repetitions? If that’s the case, then two things are true… First,...

Doing SOMETHING Is Far More Important Than Doing “Everything” In Jiu-Jitsu…

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could improve just about anything you’d like in Jiu-Jitsu, as fast as you’d like? If you could do it all at once, in big chunks, and make huge leaps in...

BJJ Chokes Are MUCH Better Than Any Other Submission Technique… Here’s Why

If you had to choose… And pick only one set of submission techniques over any other, to learn and use until the rest of your BJJ life… Which one would you use? Which one would you opt...

Craig Jones Has A Weird Old School Triangle Choke Escape That Works Really Well

Getting caught in the Triangle Choke… But it isn’t too tight just yet, right? There’s still some room to make for your escape. So, here is one escape technique that is an old school...

Here’s How To Hit The Side Triangle Choke – While Guard Passing

Some of the best Jiu-Jitsu submission setups are those which your opponents would least expect. And some of those are, well, really unexpected. For example, what if you could set up a Triangle Choke...

Romulo Barral Has The Best Over Under Pass Defense Technique

Are your training partners often passing your guard with the efficient Over Under Pass? Yeah… Not the best of feelings. So, here is a way to efficiently defuse this technique. You’ll...

Jozef Chen Reveals How He Became An Elite BJJ Athlete In Just 5 Years Of Training

Jozef Chen, just 19 years old and a brown belt in no-gi BJJ, has already carved a niche for himself in the grappling world. His meteoric rise to the top recently culminated in a victory at the ADCC...

These Mobility Drills Will Dramatically Improve Your Jiu-Jitsu

If you want to improve your Jiu-Jitsu, then it’s not going to be enough to work on your techniques… Nor will it be enough to “just” add a weight lifting session or two....

Neil Melanson Shows A Powerful Way To Take The Back From Turtle

It can be sometimes incredibly frustrating when your opponent turtles up, because it can seem that there’s no way you can open them up. And even less so, to take their back – which might...

The “Butt Drag” Is The Move You Need To Take The Back (From Turtle)

Now, we know what you’re thinking… “Really, a Butt Drag? That doesn’t seem like a technique my training partners would appreciate me for doing it to them.” But worry...

BJJ Advice: Use Their Grips To Read Their Intentions

Wouldn’t it be great if you could read other people’s minds? Not just in Jiu-Jitsu, but in everyday life as well… It would grant you so many advantages to choose from! Sadly enough,...

Learn The “Near & Far Ankle” Approach To Dealing With The Turtle Position

If your opponent turtles up and really tightens up, then there’s not much you can do to create openings. However, two things might still be available – their ankles. And, coincidentally,...

Jordan Preisinger Has The Best Armbar Setup (From The Back)

When it comes to submission setups from the back, the first one that comes to mind is probably the Rear Naked Choke, right? It’s not really the Armbar… Which is something that you should...

Demian Maia Shows A Vicious Body Triangle With Shoulder Lock Submission

A lot of submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are quite “hardcore”… However, some are more hardcore than others. Especially when used in combinations with other submission that are...

Nick Rodriguez Explains EBI Overtime Start, Escapes & Attacks

When it comes to competition and tournaments in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, it can be often quite difficult to navigate the landscape of all sorts of different rules – and not be confused so as to...

You Need To Learn The “Scissor Sweep With Hiza Guruma” Technique

If you’re looking to improve your Jiu-Jitsu, then you shouldn’t be looking to just add random techniques upon random techniques. Rather, you should be looking for ways to improve your...

John Danaher Has The Best Way For Older Athletes To Enter Into X Guard

Let’s face it… Entering and executing some positions in Jiu-Jitsu when you’re an older practitioner isn’t exactly easy. Nor can it be, given the flexibility/mobility...

Gordon Ryan Explains Everything You Need To Know About No-Gi Half Guard

The Half Guard is one of those positions that can be played by a wide array of people in Jiu-Jitsu – both young and old, explosive and slow. Which is why you should definitely aim to work on it...

How To Do The Perfect Armbar In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

The Armbar is one of those techniques that you learn in the very beginning of your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey… But that will take a lifetime to perfect. And you should take as much time as...

Wanna Know How NOT To Get Smashed By Younger Practitioners In BJJ?

So you’re a bit of an older BJJ practitioner, right? You don’t even have to be old to feel old on the mats. You can be as young as 30, and yet feel old because there’re those...

Demian Maia Shows How To Escape Back Control In BJJ

So your opponent took your back, right? They have both hooks in and that Seatbelt Grip… And, well, you’re not in a good spot. You might get submitted fast, too – at least if you...

This Might Be The Best Way To Escape The Omoplata Submission In Jiu-Jitsu

The Omoplata is a devastatingly powerful submission in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. If you don’t tap on time – or if you don’t escape – then you can be guaranteed serious shoulder...