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Yoko Tomoe Nage – The Perfect Judo Throw For BJJ Practitioners

Hey… We get it. Judo throws have never been your “thing” when it comes to BJJ. You’ve never felt comfortable with using them when you roll. Plus, when you face someone whose grips send the:...

John Danaher’s Invaluable Advice: “You Don’t Have To Stay On Bottom”

You know how, when you start to roll and either you or your training partner end up down on the mats, that person stays down? That is to say, how they accept playing the bottom game… Well,...

This Double Leg Variation Works Great For Taller Grapplers & MMA Fighters

The Double Leg takedown is one of the first takedowns you’ll learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And rightfully so; it isn’t (too) complicated for the beginner grappler, while at the same time...

Finish The Single Leg With This Simple Leg Lift Technique

Getting to the Single Leg is already hard… But getting the actual takedown can be even tougher. Especially if your opponent knows how to defend and if your favorite setup (i.e. probably...

Trapped Their Arm? Take Them Down With The “Billy Waist Lock”

Not all takedowns and throws are made equal. And that’s not just because of how “high percentage” they are, but also because of how you go about setting them up. For example,...

Here’s How Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida Sets Up A Double Leg Takedown

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is one of the most elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in the world. Today, his focus is set on mixed martial arts (specifically, within the ONE FC), where...

The Head & Arm Throw Is A Must-Learn For All BJJ Athletes

Training no gi is a fan-favorite for a lot of BJJ athletes. And not just because of the ground game; but also because of the fact that the stand-up game is sometimes easier, faster, and more...

This Snap Down to Backtake Sequence Works Great for All Levels

Playing the takedown game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu doesn’t have to be too complicated. Actually, it can be quite simple – if you learn how to set up takedowns which don’t require too...

John Danaher: “These Are The Highest Percentage Takedowns in BJJ & MMA”

Takedowns aren’t something that a lot of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes are great in. However, if you want to develop a well-rounded BJJ game, then you have to work on your stand up skill. So, if...

Jeff Glover: “Shoot A Double Leg? Motherf*cker, Are You Crazy?”

No matter how good you are in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… There will always be something you can work on. And yup, that’s true even for world champions and elite-level grapplers – such as...

The “Shoulder Tap” Is One of The Easiest Takedowns from The Back

Do you suck at takedowns? No shame in it; but you have to do something about that… At least if you don’t want to spend your whole life butt-scooting towards your opponents. So,...

This Back Trip Setup is Perfect for Beginners in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Don’t let the complexity of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and grappling in general fool you. A lot of times, it won’t be the complicated stuff that will give you the edge in training nor the win at a...

Craig Jones Explains an Important Double Leg Takedown Principle

So you want to improve your Double Leg takedown success rate, right? If so, you’ll need to know not how to shoot for it properly… But also how to defend against your opponents’ most...

Why The BLAST DOUBLE LEG Needs To Be Your #1 Takedown Choice

Are you looking to improve your takedown game in Jiu-Jitsu… But you’re not particularly good at taking people down to begin with? You might not have too much talent for takedowns, so...

Every BJJ White Belt Has To Know These Takedowns & Throws

There are some techniques that you simply have to know how to do in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And those aren’t limited just to Hip Escapes, Armbars, Rear Naked Chokes and similar – but...

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...

A Simple Takedown Plan For BJJ White Belts That Works GREAT!

When you’re a BJJ white belt, there are a lot of unknowns! How are you supposed to transition from one position to another, what are you supposed to do when you pass the guard, how to solidify...

Simplify Your BJJ: Go For The Leglock Immediately After A Takedown!

There are a LOT of cool sequences to try out and use in BJJ! One of our sport’s greatest advantages is exactly that; the opportunity to mix all of those moves together, with an ultimate goal of...

Are Judo And Its Techniques Any Good As A Base For MMA At All?

Sure, BJJ may be the best martial art out there – but other ones are great as well! They will teach you self-confidence and control, as well as give you something to become better in. However, all...

Travis Stevens Teaches The Most Powerful (Legal) Judo Throw

Let’s face it: the fact is that you’re probably not practicing and drilling takedowns and throws as much as you should. But, hear us out; what if you could learn the most powerful legal...

Training Partner On What It’s Like To Spar And Grapple With Khabib Nurmagomedov

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself – what would it be like to spar and grapple with Khabib Nurmagomedov? Are his pressure game and his humble attitude as great as they are said to be? Well,...

Olympic Medalist Ugo Legrand’s Special Set up To Throw with Kouchi Gari

A 2012 Summer Olympics Bronze Medalist, Ugo Legrand is one of the best French judokas of all time. In this video he walks us through the way he sets up the Kouchi Gari throw.   Grips and The...