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This No-Gi Kouchi Gari Variation Is An Easy Takedown Option

You know what they say: the simplest of solutions are often the best of solutions. Be it in life or on the mats. So, if you are having some life or grappling related problems, perhaps it’s time...

Easy Concepts For Defending The Leg Drag And All Other Guard Passes

There is so much advice on defending from bad positions! And, the thing is, so much of it differentiates from one situation to another; which comes to question if learning how to defend (and attack!)...

BJJ Red Belt Carlos Machado’s Invisible Armbar

The road to submission in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is seldom an easy one. What’s more, it could be argued that it’s an even more difficult one in No Gi; you and your opponent are slippery,...

The “Knee to Jaw” Technique Will Make You Enemies in the Gym

There are some techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that aren’t… Friendly. That is to say, if you do them while rolling in your own gym/academy, you’ll make some enemies. And if you do...

GrappleFest 11: Daisy Fresh vs. Europe Main & Prelims Cards Announced

GrappleFest 11 full card lineup has just been announced! The event will take place on February 26, 2022 – and will feature a two-team no-gi grappling tournament between the USA’s Daisy...

Set Up The 4/11 Position From Butterfly Guard – And Get Your Leglocks

If you’re a Jiujiteiro that adores leglocks and setups that lead to them, then we have an awesome treat for you! In fact, it is so awesome that you’ll find yourself using it rather...

Improve Your Knee Slice Pass by Controlling The Opponent’s Head

The Knee Slice Pass is the bread and butter technique for many BJJ athletes. It works remarkably well with other passes and it offers you a chance to stay tight to your opponent while passing to Side...

Matt Serra: “You Need To Be Dangerous In Both Gi & No Gi”

Matt Serra is not only a former UFC welterweight champion, but also one of the America’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts under Renzo Gracie and an ADCC silver medalist. Known for his...

IBJJF No Gi World Championships 2021: Full Results

The IBJJF No Gi World Championships 2021 have been an absolute blast for everyone involved; competitors and grappling fans around the world alike. It was the first time that Heel Hooks were allowed...

Bring On The Pain With This Kesa Gatame Submission Setup

If you’ve been training for some time, you’ll probably agree that making your training partners tap with as little force as possible feels amazing. That it just feels great to do a couple...

Unstoppable Toe Hold Details by Garry Tonon

The Toe Hold is one of those submissions that you either love or hate. And the chances are that, no matter how many times you were submitted by it… That you’d love to learn how to apply...

Who’s Number One (WNO): 155-Pound Bracket Completed

Image Credit: WNO/FloGrappling The Who’s Number One (WNO) tournament will take place in late September this year. Just recently, the championship announced the full 155-pound division...

Try This UNUSUAL SUBMISSION Finish If Your Guillotine Choke Fails

The Guillotine Choke is one of the most dominant submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, no matter how good at it you may be, sometimes you’ll fail to get the tap. And what should you do...

Submission Underground (SUG) 25: Results and Overview

Image Credit: SUG 25/@smithhammerphotography The Submission Underground (SUG) 25 promotion was one of the most exciting ones thus far. Pedro Marinho won his match in the main event against Andy...

The Chin Strap – One of the Most Useful Tools in Jiu-Jitsu!

Some concepts and tools are more widely useful in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu than others are. And you need to learn how to use them not just for immediate gain, but also for gaining additional...

3X Wrestling Champion Shows a Simple & Efficient Ankle Pick Setup

Learning how to do takedowns in Jiu-Jitsu can sometimes be confusing. There are so many different options to choose from and so many different variations… That it’s easy to get...

Submission Underground (SUG) 24: Results & Highlights

Image Credit: UFC Fight Pass Submission Underground (SUG) 24 event took place on Sunday and featured an eight-man tournament. The prize? $10.000,00 and a chance to get a title shot against Mason...

Watch: Yajaira Cunningham VON FLUE CHOKES Opponent to Sleep

Image Credit: Combate Global It’s not every day that you see a successful application of the Von Flue Choke in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And it’s even rarer that you see it applied in...

This Is How You Can Use The Falcon Guard Defense… To Setup A Darce

Alright, let us guess. You’re one of those jiujiteiros that has really long arms, and you simply adore hitting your training partners and opponents with the Darce, don’t you? In fact,...

The Guillotine Guard – A new form of Guard Control

The Guillotine Guard is a new form of Guard Control that can be used from different forms of Closed and Open Guard. A strong neck control is the foundation of this positon and allows you to break and...

Monster Truck Control – A new way to Control from the Truck

The Truck Position is a very good addition to the traditional Back Control. The truck allows the practitioner to control his opponent and transition to back control. It is the entryway to many...

This Judo Throw Combination Is The BEST One For BJJ Practitioners

Judo throws are usually less favored than Wrestling throws in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, especially in No Gi. There are two reasons behind this. First of all, Judo is trained, well, in the Gi. And if...

Butterfly Sweep Your Opponent From Standing… Straight Into A Darce

The art of chaining transitions and submissions from one another is perhaps the most beautiful thing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Wherever you start from, from whichever position it may be, you can always...

Make The Tripod Sweep Work Against ANYONE With These Details

There are some techniques that you learn very early on, maybe even at your first BJJ class or two; but which you don’t use for too long, as it seems – after a certain level – that these...