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The Arm Drag: Super Important Details You Cannot Miss

The Arm Drag is one of the most basic wrestling techniques you can use to set up takedowns… And yet, a lot of BJJ athletes miss extremely important details when trying to hit it. The arm drag...

The Snap Down Setup Against (Bad) Wrestlers In Jiu-Jitsu

The reality is that the majority of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes are bad at wrestling. And not just when it comes to their offense, but their defense as well – for example, their reaction time...

Ben Askren Leaves Islam Makhachev Out Of “Best Wrestlers In The UFC” List

Whenever the words “wrestling” and “UFC” are mentioned together in one sentence, a lot of people start associating them with the lightweight champion Islam Makhachev. However,...

Ben Askren Gives Advice To Young People: “Learn To Wrestle”

When you’re young, the world can be a rather confusing place. So much to learn, so much to experience, and so many questions on what constitutes a “good life” – yet so little...

Zion Clark, Wrestler Born Without Legs, Looking Forward To Making His MMA Debut

Zion Clark is probably one of the most inspiring people you can meet. Born without legs, the Ohio native is well-known for his wrestling accomplishments – as well as for being “the...

How Should You Defend Against A Collar Tie?

Ever been in a situation where you’re in a Collar Tie with your training partner… And you can’t quite figure out what to do from there, especially if their grip on your head is a...

Henry Cejudo: “Khabib Wouldn’t Get Up [Against An NCAA Wrestler]”

It goes without saying that Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s wrestling is elite… However, Henry Cejudo is convinced that the Dagestani national wouldn’t be able to defeat an American...

Wrestle Up: The Unfair Advantage In BJJ

Do you wrestle up in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? If you don’t, you’re missing out on an enormous unfair advantage over your training partners and opponents. For starters, most BJJ athletes...

Islam Makhachev Claims He Could Outwrestle Jordan Burroughs

Islam Makhachev recently earned the UFC lightweight title, after submitting Charles Oliveira at UFC 280. So, among other things, it’s “safe to say” that Makhachev is an outstanding...

WWE Wrestlers Dave Bautista & MVP Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

WWE wrestlers training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – it just makes sense, doesn’t it? Both WWE and BJJ are based on grappling and carry a lot of crossovers between each other. Well, it may...

This “Wrestle Up” Single Leg Setup By John Danaher Is Remarkably Simple

One of the biggest “mistakes” that the majority of BJJ students make – and that you can exploit – is that once they get down to the mats, they stay down… Instead...

Wrestler Jumps On Grizzly Bear To Save His Training Partner

Last Saturday, two college wrestlers have been seriously injured when they were attacked by a grizzly bear (in Cody, Wyoming). As they went antler hunting, the two men encountered the bear at close...

Alexander Volkanovski: “I’m Doing Shark Tanks With 85-90 Kilo Wrestlers”

Alexander Volkanovski is preparing to serve as a backup for the UFC 280 lightweight title fight between Islam Makhachev and Charles Oliveira… Despite breaking his thumb just three months ago,...

This “Slide By” Variation Is Great If You’re In A Collar Tie Situation

Establishing a dominant grip in BJJ is an important factor that can dictate how and where the match goes. Starting from the standup where all matches start, staying attached to the opponent by...

The Price You Have To Pay For Poor Wrestling Position…

Did you know that wrestling can actually be quite simple? It sure can, if you dedicate yourself to learning and perfecting a set number of techniques, until you can hit them automatically. It’s...

Henry Cejudo’s Hip Toss From a Failed Sweep Single Leg

The hip toss is one of the fundamental takedowns in wrestling and a very versatile one with that as well; it can be used in order to either set up another takedown, or to recover from a failed one....

Force Your Opponent To Turtle Up With The “Kosoto”

The Turtle position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is nowhere as greatly explored as other positions are. That is to say: there are a number of possibilities when your opponent turtles up, both for...

Antonio Inoki, Wrestling Legend Who Faced Muhammad Ali, Passes Away

Antonio Inoki, the Japanese professional wrestling legend and mixed martial arts pioneer, has passed away. As confirmed by Yahoo Japan, he died at the age of 79 years old, after a battle with health...

Bo Nickal Calls Out Khamzat Chimaev: “I’m One Of The Best Wrestlers In The World”

Bo Nickal is yet to make his UFC debut… But he believes that a match against Khamzat Chimaev would be a good one; as he’s recently called him out, immediately after signing with the UFC....

[Watch] Conor McGregor Shows Off Wrestling Skills In Recent Video

Conor McGregor always seems to stay in the MMA spotlight, despite the fact that he hasn’t fought in a while. For example, just recently, he posted an Instagram video where he is seen showing...

Joe Rogan Reveals How A “Humiliating Experience” Got Him To Train Wrestling

Everyone’s got a story to tell about how they got into Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, mixed martial arts (MMA), or any other martial art. And as far as Joe Rogan is concerned, he started training...

If Your Wrestling is Terrible, Then You’ve Got To Learn The Russian Tie

Did you know that wrestling can actually be quite simple? It sure can, if you dedicate yourself to learning and perfecting a set number of techniques, until you can hit them automatically. One of...

Danielle Kelly Shares A Funny High School Wrestling Match Story

Danielle Kelly is an elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt champion and (from recently) a ONE Championship submission grappling athlete. Aside from working on her striking skills, she’s also...

Stop Telegraphing Your Double Legs. Try This Powerful Misdirection Double Instead

Once you’ve gotten a bit more comfortable with wrestling and once you’ve learned a couple of basic takedowns, it is time to turn towards practicing „The Sweet Art of The Feint“; that...