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The Most Devastating Kimura Lock: The Same Side Kimura

The Kimura would be known as the Reverse Ude Garami, or the Double Wrist Lock in Catch Wrestling circles. There are a lot of different names and sources to what we now know as the Kimura Lock. The...

Kimura From Closed Guard: Setup (And Variations) By Roy Dean

Ah, the Kimura from Closed Guard… Many a times the first submission of every BJJ white belt. Hits right into the nostalgia, doesn’t it? Kimura (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu), chicken wing/double...

The Same Side Kimura Is The Submission Technique You Didn’t Know Existed

The Kimura would be known as the Reverse Ude Garami, or the Double Wrist Lock in Catch Wrestling circles. There are a lot of different names and sources to what we now know as the Kimura Lock. The...

[Graphic] MMA Fighter Snaps Opponent’s Elbow with a Nasty Americana

As much as they love it, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students sometimes forget that the “Gentle Art” is still a martial art… And that, even though it’s much more friendly on overall...

This Kimura Defense Turns Into A Wristlock Extremely Quickly

If you had to imagine an ideal Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu move, what would it be? Not just a technique in and of itself… But a sequence of techniques? Well, one of the most beautiful things you could...

Escaping The Worst Position in Jiu-Jitsu, North-South Kimura With This Simple Movement

The kimura can be a painfully difficult submission to defend and escape from, especially if your opponent knows what he is doing and even more so if it is being applied in the north-south position....

This Simple Kimura Grip Break Works Great for BJJ White Belts

Setting up a submission can be one of the toughest tasks in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You first have to go through the opponent’s guard, establish control, isolate the limb which you want to...

This High Percentage North South Kimura Defense Is Simple To Execute

Everyone has that one strong training partner in the gym, whose submission of choice is the Kimura. He catches everyone in it from the North South position and gets the tap in 1-2 seconds after he...

Watch: Trevor Ollison Locks Nasty Kimura – Slams & Finishes Opponent With It

The Kimura is one of the most dangerous and versatile submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Once you get it truly locked in… Your opponent is going to be in heaps of trouble. Which was exactly...

Islam Makhachev: Referee Ignored The Verbal Tap from Dan Hooker

Islam Makhachev and Dan Hooker went to battle at UFC 267, and it was Makhachev who ultimately emerged victorious; submitting Hooker just three minutes in, with a superbly set up Kimura. However, the...

UFC 267: Makhachev Taps Out Hooker with Kimura

Islam Makhachev gets it done! He and Dan Hooker engaged in a battle at UFC 267, with Makhachev taking the win just three minutes into the fight. It was actually just a bit over a minute into the bout...

You’ve Got to Learn How to Chain Arm Attacks One After Another

As a white belt and a young blue belt, it’s often “enough” to know just a handful of submissions from all over the place, and just rely on those once you get into a given position....

Defend Against the Single Leg Takedown by Using the KIMURA!

Every attack has its defense… Which can then be translated into an attack of its own! And that isn’t just the case for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques themselves; but also for almost...

Cobrinha Has Great Closed Guard Kimura And Hip Bump Sweep Tips

Yeah, you may not be too fond of the basic techniques – they are basic, after all. But if we’re being totally honest, you could still use a bit of assistance with them. This is probably true...

The Kimura Trap Is A Must-Have In Your BJJ Skillset

The Kimura Trap is a powerful tool that you can use in all sorts of situations; one that will enable you to both defend yourself when you need to, as well as to move in for an attack when you see an...

Dominate with The Reverse Grip Kimura

The Closed Guard possesses so many submission options that it’s sometimes as if you’re in an ice cream shop: there’s just too many flavors to choose from! Sometimes, however, it...

Kimura Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Belgrade, Serbia / Kimura Academy Brazilski Jiu-Jitsu Beograd, Srbija

  Kimura Jiu-Jitsu Academy is based in Belgrade, Serbia. It is lead by Guillaume ‘Gile’ Huni, BJJ black belt and owner of the website BJJ Eastern...