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Here’s How To Cross Collar Choke Someone From The Knee Split Position

One of the most effective ways to pressure pass in Gi is by using the Folding Pass, Thomas explains; even though there’re different details to the setup when in comparison to the one in the Gi, the...

Shotgun & Reverse Armbars From Side Control – Here’s How To Set Them Up

Side Control is, for many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students, their favorite position. And deservedly so, as it’s perhaps the safest one to hold and as it has a number of attacking options at its...

Gordon Ryan & Nicholas Meregali Teach Some Differences Between Gi & No-Gi Back Attacks

Nicholas Meregali has decided, after years of dominating the competition podiums in the gi, to venture out into the world of no-gi grappling. In order to do so, he sought out help from John Danaher...

This Arm Triangle Setup Works Great Against Wrestlers

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,...

Get Your Arm Underneath Their Chin (For A Rear Naked Choke) – Here’s How

You know what they say about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: it’s all in the details. In those small adjustments that can improve your technique by tenfold, but which you’d never come across if someone...

The Under Cross Reap: Here’s How To Set It Up

The Japanese term ashi garami translates literally to “leg entanglement”. Cross ashi garami refers to trapping or entangling an opponents’ leg across your own center line. Inside sankaku is a...

Cross Collar Choke Without Using The Gi – Yes, It Is Possible

Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes and coaches would argue that the most dominant position in Jiu-Jitsu is the back control. And that, subsequently, the most dominant submission is the Rear Naked...

Dallas Niles Shows The Tightest Guillotine Choke From Crucifix

The Crucifix is one of the most dominant positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… But it tends to be somewhat elusive to athletes, especially those who haven’t learned how to set it up. The crucifix is...

Try These Simple (And Sneaky) Triangle Setups From Closed Guard

The triangle choke is one of the most popular submissions in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. It has proven its effectiveness in BJJ and MMA competitions and is undoubtedly one of the strongest strangles. A...

This Toe Hold To Kneebar Setup Works Like A Charm

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 it more...

Tom DeBlass Shows A Neat Straight Foot Lock To Outside Heel Hook Transition

Would you like to become known as the athlete who wins BJJ matches fast, perhaps in the opening seconds? Then your best bet would be to go for a Leg Lock. More specifically – for the Heel Hook....

Have You Tried This Kneebar Setup From Half Butterfly?

The Half Butterfly is a fantastic guard, particularly well-suited for various Leg Lock entries – depending on your training partner’s reaction. Most of us get caught up using our half...

The Best SCISSOR CHOKE From Side Control Setup by Adam Wardzinski

The Scissor Choke! One of the most unexpected submissions in the entirety of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, it can be quite confusing knowing how to set it up… Especially when it comes to Gi...

The Vice Grip: A Perfect Way To Break The Armbar Defense

The armlock or armbar is a submission that aims to hyperextend the arm into compromising positions. There are two basic types of armlocks – the straight armlock and the bent armlock. The straight...

Erik Paulson Shows Ezekiel Choke Setups (From Everywhere)

Sode guruma jime (“sleeve wheel constriction”) is a type of Judo chokehold, which compresses the opponent’s trachea or the carotid arteries. The technique can be executed from a variety of...

This Is A Powerful Toe Hold Counter To The Straight Ankle Lock

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 it more...

The Dreaded Cradle Position… And How To Use It For Leg Locks

The cradle is a basic technique in amateur wrestling. Its name refers to the move’s similarity to the way a person holds an infant in their arms. The wrestler performs the cradle by grabbing the...

This Buggy Choke Variation From Half Guard Is Super Slick

The Buggy Choke has gained some notoriety in 2021, as it’s been applied across many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and grappling tournaments and competitions. And perhaps nobody got as “famous” for doing...

Roy Dean Shows The Basic Americana Lock From Side Control

The Ude Garami aka the ‘Americana’ is probably the first submission you will learn in a Jiu-Jitsu class. It’s very basic and very powerful. If you have been training a long time, then chances...

Mikey Musumeci: “His Leg Popped, Like, 20 Times”

Mikey Musumeci beat Gandumur Bayanduuren via unanimous decision last Friday… And retained his ONE Championship Flyweight submission grappling world title. And, well, the match also contained a...

Here’s How To Set Up The “Shotgun Armbar”

Going for the back , armbars, choke or sweeping  is one of the best things you could do in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… And here’s another way to do it, this time with the Frame Lasso. You can connect...

The “Kingpin” Is A Horrifying Position – Here’s How To Do It To Someone

The shoulder pin guard aka the Williams guard is a great option which you can use from the closed or half guard. You have countless option using the overhook and from there are as triangles,...

The “Hellz Choke” Is A Fantastic Option Off A Long Step Pass

There are a number of ways to pass an Open Guard. However, when the absolute basics of guard passing are considered, it’s all very simple; it’s just a matter of understanding the underlying...

Ricardo Marques Shows A Swift Triangle Choke Setup From Side Control

Side Control is, for many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students, their favorite position. And deservedly so, as it’s perhaps the safest one to hold and as it has a number of attacking options at its...