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John Danaher Reveals 3 Crucial Concepts For No-Gi Takedowns

If you’d like to become more successful in no-gi takedowns, then you better go ahead and learn the 3 concepts that will make no-gi takedowns work more often than not. Takedowns are a must if...

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...

Roger Gracie Reveals Why John Danaher Doesn’t Wear Gi Pants

John Danaher, a well-respected BJJ coach, has long been a topic of discussion for his unique choice of wearing not just rashguards… But also for wearing only a gi top during training sessions....

John Danaher Explains Why Strangles Are Better Than Joint Locks In BJJ

If you had to choose between strangles (i.e. chokes) and joint locks in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… Which one of the two would you pick? Well, strangles would be the smartest choice. Why? John...

Roger Gracie Talks John Danaher’s Brilliance: “He’s Almost Autistic In That Sense”

In the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, few names resonate as profoundly as those of Roger Gracie and John Danaher. Recently, Roger shed light on the distinctive coaching approach of Danaher –...

John Danaher Shows A Double Leg Setup from 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...

John Danaher’s Sage Advice To A BJJ Kid: “Your Long Term Goal Is…”

If you want to improve your Jiu-Jitsu, it’s often best to listen to the advice of people who are, well, among the best in the Gentle Art – both athletes and coaches alike. Especially if...

How To Compete With Younger Athletes In Jiu-Jitsu? John Danaher Explains

Do you find yourself as an older Jiu-Jitsu student? Perhaps you’ve just begun your journey and have some questions. Or possibly, you have a bit of experience already but aren’t certain...

John Danaher’s Great Hand Fighting Advice: “Don’t Forget…”

Hand fighting is one of the most important parts of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as it will often determine who has the more dominant grips. However, contrary to as to how it may sound, hand fighting...

John Danaher On Wasted Time: “Television, Computer Games…”

John Danaher is known not just for the outstanding legacy he’s leaving on the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, through the insights, details, and coaching he offers… But he is also known as...

John Danaher Reveals Two Choices On How You Can Beat An Opponent

Sure, there is a number of ways you can beat your opponent… But there’s a way to narrow it down to two ways. And no, it’s not about tapping them out and winning on points. John...

John Danaher: “Sports Psychology Is A Total Scam Industry”

John Danaher is one of the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaches in history. And one of his greatest “points” isn’t just about techniques – but about confidence. Namely, he...

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,...

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...

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...

John Danaher Shows A Neat Tight Waist To X Guard Transition

Whenever you have the Tight Waist Half Guard position in place, you have a great opportunity to set up one of the most dangerous guards there are in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – the X Guard! Though,...

John Danaher’s Superb Advice: “Get Your Hands On Them Early”

One of the most interesting things about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is its unpredictability… Sometimes, you can never know the direction the match/roll will go! However, if you’re on the...

John Danaher Reveals His BJJ Submission Escape System & Philosophy Behind It

Stuck in a bad spot? Yeah, that sucks… For, sure, sometimes it can be fun to be on the receiving end of pins and submission threats in Jiu-Jitsu. But if you don’t have the right escape...

John Danaher Discusses Fastest Way To Learn Submissions In BJJ

Everyone wants to improve as fast as possible, as soon as possible in Jiu-Jitsu, right? Yeah, we know – you included. And that’s awesome, because it can motivate you to put in the extra...

John Danaher Shows How To Build The Perfect Half Guard System

The Half Guard is a fantastic guard to play in Jiu-Jitsu for many reasons. But perhaps the best one of all is that it’s suitable for basically all practitioners; athletic or not, you can make...

John Danaher Shows How To Pass Seated Guard With An Underhook

When it comes to passing seated guard in Jiu-Jitsu, there are a lot of approaches that you can take. But if you want to take it up a notch – with skill and finesse – then you should...

This Is How To Perfect Your Guard Passing In No-Gi (John Danaher Explains)

If you truly want to improve your no-gi guard passing game, then it’s a good idea to learn from the people who have, in a way, revolutionized the game… For example, John Danaher. Because,...

John Danaher Shows A Powerful Way To Frame In Side Control

Frames are extremely important when it comes to defending yourself from inferior positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For, if the opponent manages to get rid of them, they’ll have access to your...

John Danaher Shows A Phenomenal Arm-In Guillotine Choke Escape

Yeah… Getting caught in submissions is no fun. Especially if it’s a choke. And especially if it’s an Arm-In Guillotine – one of the highest percentage submission techniques...