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Get The No Gi Ezekiel Choke From Mount Every Time – By Doing This

Sode guruma jime is widely known as an Ezequiel or Ezekiel choke (Portuguese: estrangulamento Ezequiel) in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The chokehold was renamed in memory of Ezequiel Paraguassu, a...

This Old School North South Choke Is Going To Make You Enemies

Some chokes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… Well, you wouldn’t want to do them to a friend. Unless that friend is your favorite training partner, of course; because then you can be sure that they...

“Both Feet On Hips” Ankle Lock – Here’s How To Do It

Do you want to elevate your BJJ game to a whole new level? One of the absolute best ways to improve your BJJ is to learn leg locks. Leg locks have seen a renaissance over the last few years, and...

Stuck In Deep Half? Go For The Superman Armbar

The Deep Half Guard! It’s a very powerful position that will control guard passers immediately. The general principle of using Deep Half Guard is that your one arm is in, that your hips are in as...

Take The Back Against An Untrained Opponent – And Choke Them Out Instantly

If you’re rolling against an untrained training partner and you have them in Mount… There’s a good chance that they’ll start turning away from you. When this happens, you can...

[Watch] Bouncer Takes Back, Puts Guy Into Perfect Triangle Choke

When working as a part of law enforcement – or at any sort of a security job, such as working as a bouncer – it’s a good idea to learn at least some Jiu-Jitsu… As it will keep...

The Back Triangle From Low Chair Sit Position – Here’s How To Get It

The Triangle Choke is one of the most versatile submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. While most commonly associated with the Closed Guard setup, the Triangle can be executed from all sorts of...

Want A Fast Win In A BJJ Match? Go For A Heel Hook

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....

Tye Ruotolo Shows A “Kiss Of The Dragon To Kneebar” Setup

If you enjoy playing the Reverse De La Riva Guard, then the Kiss Of The Dragon might be one of your favorite entries/transitions… And if that’s the case, then going for a Kneebar off of...

The “Money Vela” – Old School Armlock Setup From Standing

One of the greatest thing about Jiu-Jitsu is its vast arsenal of submission holds. These can come from any position and in the most unexpected way. A very good postion to set up submissions is from...

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 Unexpected “Outside Heel Bar” Is Just The Leg Lock You Need

A kneebar (also known as legbar, kneelock or hiza-juji-gatame) is a leglock that can hyperextend the knee. The basic kneebar technique is similar to that of an armbar. The practitioner will trap the...

Ruotolo Brothers Reveal A “Surprise Attack” From Bottom 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...

Craig Jones Demonstrates A Useful Kneebar Drill

A kneebar (also known as legbar, kneelock or hiza-juji-gatame) is a leglock that can hyperextend the knee. The basic kneebar technique is similar to that of an armbar. The practitioner will...

The Nelson Necktie Is A Powerful BJJ Choke – Here’s How To Do It

One of the most famous quotes in BJJ that came from grandmaster Helio Gracie is – for chokes, there are no tough guys. The safest way to defeat an opponent in grappling and fighting is to get...

Fabiano Scherner Reveals Brutal Arm Triangle Choke Details

Ever been on the receiving end of an Arm Triangle (Head & Arm Choke) submission? Of course you have… And how did it feel? It sucks, right. When you feel that choke tighten, there isn’t much...

Critical Guillotine Choke Finishing Details: Pull & Compress

The guillotine is a cruel strangulation. It goes fast, from multiple angles, no matter how strong you are. This versatility and speed make the guillotine ideal for sport BJJ players, who occasionally...

The Cross Choke From Knee Cut Is One Of The Most Basic Submissions

The Cross Choke is a submission that can be set up from all sorts of positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, including the Knee Cut Pass. And it’s actually really simple to do; so, if you don’t...

Mikey Musumeci Shows How To Chain Triangle & Omoplata Attacks

One of the most important elements of your development in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is learning when and how to use different guards. To define, a guard is a position where you use your legs as a...

Important Guillotine Choke Concept: Center Line Shift

The guillotine is a cruel strangulation. It goes fast, from multiple angles, no matter how strong you are. This versatility and speed make the guillotine ideal for sport BJJ players, who occasionally...

Armbar – Should You Cross Your Feet? John Danaher Answers

One of the most common and most controversial questions of BJJ history is whether crossing your feet when doing an armbar is right or wrong. The answer is not black or white. This question is a bit...

Erik Paulson Shows A Unique Kneebar Setup From Side Control

Yes, Leg Lock setups can be complicated. Really complicated, with multiple steps that have to be on spot if the submission is to work. However, you can choose the setups that aren’t as...

BJJ White Belts… You Have To Learn This Basic Guillotine Choke Setup

The guillotine is a cruel strangulation. It goes fast, from multiple angles, no matter how strong you are. This versatility and speed make the guillotine ideal for sport BJJ players, who occasionally...

Rafael Lovato Jr. Demonstrates A Great Loop Choke Setup from Seated Guard

One of the most amazing things about training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a gi is the multitude of choking techniques you can choose from. In other words: you have many more opportunities for choking...