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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...

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...

Is This The Best Low Outside Single Leg Takedown Setup?

If there is one thing that’s true for takedowns, it’s that you can never learn enough of them! Because, no matter how many you learn, there’ll always be opportunities to further...

This Is A Super High Percentage Single Leg Entry (You Have To Learn It)

Struggling to set up the Single Leg takedown? Well, chances are that the reason behind this is that you’re not making your training partners react before you go for it. Meaning, you...

Nicky Rodriguez Shows The Long Distance Snap Down (Against Squared Stance)

Playing the takedown game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu doesn’t have to be too complicated. Actually, it can be quite simple – if you learn how to set up takedowns which don’t require too many moves....

Buchecha Shows The Best Double Leg Takedown For Jiu-Jitsu

Wanna expand your takedown skills in the gi? Then you have to learn this Double Leg takedown setup! The Double leg takedown is most probably the most common and high percentage takedown in BJJ and...

Jay Rodriguez Has Super Important Arm Drag Details To Show You

The Arm Drag is one of the most basic wrestling techniques you can use to set up takedowns… And yet, a lot of BJJ athletes miss extremely important details when trying to hit it. The arm drag is...

Here’s A Simple Front Headlock Takedown (Anyone Can Do It)

While it has experienced a recent uptick in its popularity, the front headlock is perhaps the most under-appreciated position in all of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling. Although the...

Jordan Burroughs, Freestyle Wrestling Olympic Champion, Starts Training BJJ

Image Credits: Levi Ventura Jordan Burroughs is one of the most recognizable wrestlers in the world. The 35-year-old American started wrestling when he was just 5 years old. He became an Olympic Gold...

Jeff Glover Shows How To Use The “Russian Tie” In Jiu-Jitsu

Did you know that wrestling can actually be quite simple? It sure can, if you dedicate yourself to learning and perfecting a set number of techniques, until you can hit them automatically. One of...

Tachiwaza Pummeling: Vital Skill For Your Jiu-Jitsu

Pummeling is a stand-up drill used by wrestlers to get familiar with the motion of continuously swimming inside for positional control in order to set up throws and takedowns. To practice pummeling,...

The Front Headlock To Near Side Cradle Is As Savage As It Sounds

While it has experienced a recent uptick in its popularity, the front headlock is perhaps the most under-appreciated position in all of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling. Although the...

Step On Their Foot: A Unique Single Leg Takedown Setup

Getting to the Single Leg is already hard… But getting the actual takedown can be even tougher. Especially if your opponent knows how to defend and if your favorite setup (i.e. probably...

Luke Harris Shows A Neat Way To Get To Front Headlock (From Standing)

While it has experienced a recent uptick in its popularity, the front headlock is perhaps the most under-appreciated position in all of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling. Although the...

Wrestle Up: The Unfair Advantage In BJJ

Do you wrestle up in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? If you don’t, you’re missing out on an enormous unfair advantage over your training partners and opponents. For starters, most BJJ athletes...

Henry Cejudo’s Hip Toss From a Failed Sweep Single Leg

The hip toss is one of the fundamental takedowns in wrestling and a very versatile one with that as well; it can be used in order to either set up another takedown, or to recover from a failed one....

Stop Telegraphing Your Double Legs. Try This Powerful Misdirection Double Instead

Once you’ve gotten a bit more comfortable with wrestling and once you’ve learned a couple of basic takedowns, it is time to turn towards practicing „The Sweet Art of The Feint“; that...

Your New Butterfly Guard Strategy: Wrestle Up

The Butterfly Guard is one of those positions in Jiu-Jitsu that’s often elusive to athletes. They don’t like it because it’s not as dynamic as other guards are, plus they’d like to be more...

This Double Leg Variation Works Great For Taller Grapplers & MMA Fighters

The Double Leg takedown is one of the first takedowns you’ll learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And rightfully so; it isn’t (too) complicated for the beginner grappler, while at the same time...

How To Move Like A Wrestler And Improve Your Footwork For BJJ

While techniques – in their various forms, including stand-up ones – are covered extensively in BJJ training sessions, very little attention is given to actual footwork. This is something that...

Try This Snatch Single Leg Takedown: Even a White Belt Can Do It

Are you a white belt without a grappling background… Or you simply haven’t given much time nor attention to learning takedowns? Whatever the case may be, it’s vital that you start...

Learn The RUSSIAN TIE And Frustrate Your Training Partners in Standup

Did you know that wrestling can actually be quite simple? It sure can, if you dedicate yourself to learning and perfecting a set number of techniques, until you can hit them automatically. One of...

Opponent Has An Underhook? Mickey Gall Shows The Gracie Shoulder Rip

There is a lot of things that jiujiteiros could learn from wrestlers, judokas and other predominantly stand-up fighters. And no, it’s not just about how to throw somebody in the air and slam...

Chael Sonnen On Why Folkstyle Is The Best Style Of Wrestling

It’s not rare that you hear the discussion on which type of wrestling is „the best“, and it often revolves around a debate between Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling. However, Chael Sonnen...