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“Make Them As Uncomfortable As Possible” – Bernardo Faria Explains His BJJ Philosophy

Ah, pressure… The good ol’ and tested way for making people uncomfortable and open to submission attacks in Jiu-Jitsu. Think quick: what are some of the things that you are not doing right now...

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...

You Should Use Your Head For A Change In BJJ (No, Really)

Yes, that’s right… You should start using your head a little bit more when it comes to your training and competition. And no, we’re not suggesting that you should be...

#1 Advice To Start Using Your Legs The PROPER Way In Jiu-Jitsu

What do you use your legs for, when it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training and competition? Yeah, for guard retention and guard passing, as well as for setting up submissions such as the various...

Ever Used These Simple, Yet Super Effective Guard Passing Concepts?

When it comes to Jiu-Jitsu, you can simplify a lot of stuff – not by trying to learn every single technique that’s out there, though (which is, actually, a good way to feel...

Brian Glick Explains Leg Entanglements In Jiu-Jitsu (Must Learn)

If you want to become proficient in Leg Lock techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, then just learning one technique after another won’t be enough to become excellent. Rather, if you’re...

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...

Garry Tonon Has An Easy-To-Do Takedown Setup (It’ll Fool Your Opponents)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu doesn’t have to be complicated. Sure, some techniques, setups, and sequences are more complicated than others… But you can always opt for perfectionism in the more...

This Is How To Use Your Lower Body To Finish The Arm In Guillotine Choke

Even though the Guillotine Choke is a basic white belt move, there are so many ways to do it DEAD WRONG! There are so many common mistakes, such as bad grip placement, not scooting your hips out,...

Gordon Ryan Shows Important Concepts For Leg Lock Escapes & Counters

When it comes to Leg Locks, it’s best to learn how to apply and escape them as soon as possible… Yes, even as a white belt. Though, attacking them is one thing – and escaping (or...

Nicholas Meregali Reveals 2 Concepts For Playing Guard (In The Gi)

Playing guard isn’t really “simple”, is it? Especially in the gi, because there are a lot more grips (and, therefore, options) to take into consideration. Well, there is a way to...

Hip Height & Staying Square: 2 Concepts That Will Turn You Into A Tougher Opponent

If you take into account the sheer amount of techniques in Jiu-Jitsu, as well as the details to every technique – and their variations in regards to the situations you find yourself in…...

Wrists: The First Layer Of Defense (John Danaher Explains)

Here’s the thing. You could try and learn as many techniques as possible in Jiu-Jitsu – but you’ll never be able to learn them all. Not by a long shot. Especially when you take...

These Simple Principles Will Help You Stay Safe In Closed Guard (With Ease)

Yeah, getting stuck in someone’s Closed Guard sucks… But surviving in it – staying safe, that is – doesn’t have to be complicated at all. In fact, it is not...

BJJ Pro Tip: Use As Little Effort As Possible

Have you ever rolled against a black belt who seemingly used zero effort, zero energy… And still smashed you? How did it feel? Yeah, it probably both sucked and was awesome at the same time,...

You’ve Got To Learn These Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Sweep Mechanics

There is a number of different sweep techniques that you could learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. That you should learn. However, it shouldn’t come down to just mindless repetition of moves...

Kit Dale Reveals Revolutionary Way To Improve In Jiu-Jitsu – „Task Based Games“

Okay, be honest with us for a second… For how long have you been stagnating in Jiu-Jitsu? How long has it been since you last noticed significant improvements on the mats? Plus, it’s not...

These Highly Effective Habits Will Supercharge Your Jiu-Jitsu

Here’s the thing. You can try to learn as many techniques as possible in Jiu-Jitsu – you can dedicate all of your time drilling and trying them out in sparring sessions… But the...

These BJJ Guard Passing Concepts Will Revolutionize Your Game

The majority of Jiu-Jitsu is won (or lost) in the guard passing and guard retention. Because, if you can’t pass your opponent’s guard and they can impose their game on you, then...

John Danaher’s Secret To Successful Attacks In Jiu-Jitsu: “Whenever Possible…”

So you’d like your BJJ attacks to be more successful, both in training and in competition? Well, if that’s the case, then you should focus on one super important principle: gaining prior...

John Danaher’s Advice: “If It Ain’t Tight, It Ain’t Right”

What is necessary to make a submission work? Yes, learning the finishing mechanics and applying them well is important. But there’s something else, even more vital – immobilizing your...

John Danaher Has A Simple Tactic For Getting Ahead Of Your Opponent: “Win The Height Battle”

There is no shortage of techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You could spend your whole life trying to learn them all, but it would be in vain. Concepts, on the other hand, are much lower in...

BJJ Takedown Advice: Make ‘Em Stumble First

Could your takedowns use some work? Yeah, they probably could… Which is why you shouldn’t focus on techniques alone. But rather, on concepts too. For example, a concept that will go a...

Underhook The Knee: A Key Guard Passing Concept

Does it feel as if your guard passing is somewhat stagnating? As in, you do know a number of guard passes and you perform most of them with reasonable quality… But no matter how much you try,...