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Jordan Preisinger Reveals Cool “John Wayne Sweep” Details

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Coyote Half Guard – Do You Use It? You Will, After Learning This Detail…

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

The “Old School Sweep” From Half Guard Is The First One You Should Learn

Taking down a good wrestler is one thing, but how about once you are on the ground with them? One word for you: Old School Sweep from Half Guard. Yeah… Learning techniques that have a million...

Stuck In Deep Half? Go For The Superman Armbar

The Deep Half Guard! It’s a very powerful position that will control guard passers immediately. The general principle of using Deep Half Guard is that your one arm is in, that your hips are in as...

How To Pass Half Guard? Here’s A Super-Efficient Technique

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Ruotolo Brothers Reveal A “Surprise Attack” From Bottom Half Guard

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Here’s How To Counter The Underhook From Half Guard

One of the worst things you could let someone do to you in BJJ is to let them get an underhook… Especially a deep underhook – if that happens, you’re going to be in trouble most of...

Having Trouble Passing Half Guard? Start Using Submission Threats

Uhhh, soooo… You’ve been training BJJ for a bit, and there is (still) this one thought that keeps troubling you: position or submission? Should you go for the position first, before you attempt a...

These Half Guard Sweep & Reversal Concepts Work Surprisingly Easy

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Use This Body Lock Pass Whenever Your Opponent Has An Underhook In Half Guard

If you’ve been following the pro BJJ scene, you may noticed many top grapplers having incredible success with a certain type of pass: The bodylock pass which is also known as the double over pass....

Here’s How To Kneebar Someone Immediately After a Half Guard Sweep

As a beginner it’s quite often the hardest to figure out how a sweep works. Submissions are somewhat easier. You grab onto the isolated limb and apply pressure but working a sweep quite often...

The Inverted Kneebar From Half Guard – One Of The Most Unexpected Submissions

Leg locks have exploded in popularity over the last several years in competitive grappling. Although leg locks were once shunned by the BJJ community, their effectiveness has never been in doubt....

Jeff Glover Has Tremendous Half Guard Strategies – It’s Time You Learn Them

You should never become the sort of a BJJ student who has only one or two options from any given position. That “strategy” simply won’t work as you climb through the ranks and...

Do You Know This Basic Pass to Side Control? Gordon Ryan Demonstrates

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...

Passing Half Guard Has Never Been So Easy – Learn These Tips From Nicolas Renier

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...

Forcing Half Guard Is The Solution For Your Guard Passing Problems

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...

This Old School Half Guard Sweep Works Great For All BJJ Belt Ranks

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,...

This Half Guard to Back Take Sequence Works Well in a Street Altercation

When it comes to being in a street fight, it’s best that you avoid being on the ground. For, if you end up there, there’s no telling if the “other person’s” friends will...

Opponents Keep Back-Stepping Your Half Guard? Try These 2 Counters

So you’ve finally started playing Half Guard. Fantastic! You’ve set out on the road with a lot of possibilities in training and competition. However, you’ve probably soon found out...

Stuck in Knee Shield? Try This Unconventional Move by Neil Melanson

Are you a Half Guard and Knee Shield kind-of-a-Jiujiteiro? That’s awesome! It means that you’re playing a BJJ game that the majority of athletes choose not to play – which puts you...

Stuck in Top Half Guard? Attack The Kimura – And You’ll Pass The Guard

Do you find yourself stuck in top Half Guard a lot? As in, your training partners get a rather tight “grip” on you and you can’t seem to free yourself, no matter what you try to do?...

This Simple Kneebar from Top Half Guard Works Like Magic

Most people, when “stuck” in top Half Guard, are looking to make their way to pinning the opponent down to the floor. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with that; on the contrary,...

Lachlan Giles Has A Secret Detail For Improving Your Half Guard Squeeze

Ever been in a situation where you think that you have your opponent right where you want them… Only for them to escape within the next second, in such an easy manner that it kind of feels...

Getting Crushed In Half Guard? Use Your Lockdown To Release Pressure

Yeah… You were supposed to frame when you’re in the Half Guard, remember? Well, obviously you didn’t. Your opponent found their way with an underhook and is now crushing you with...