Archive for 'May,2013'

Rousimar Palhares – Heel Hook

So recently in another blog I had my brief rant on the Rousimar Palhares/David Avellan ADCC match from a few years back.  It was a perfect showcase of the true grappling talent that is Rousimar Palhares, [...]

FootlockFriday: Rousimar Palhares-Heel Hook  vs. David Avellan

FootlockFriday: Rousimar Palhares-Heel Hook vs. David Avellan

Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in the area of leg locks. Dan is offering a Free DVD featuring breakdowns of some of Toquinho’s [...]

Jim Miller vs. Charles Oliveira – Kneebar Breakdown!

Dan Faggella is a competitor, BJJ writer, and owner of the Black Diamond Mixed Martial Arts Academy in Wakefield, RI. His passion lies in teaching, whether through articles, classes, or video. Learn more about his MMA [...]

Ben Askren Interview – Wrestling as an Advantage in Grappling and MMA

Dan Faggella is a National Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor, and author of “The Unexpected Champion” – which he authored after lengthy interviews with Ben Askren himself. To get the actual notes from Dan’s Ben Askren interviews [...]

Rafael Mendes rolling with Masahiro Iwasaki

Rafael Mendes rolling with Masahiro Iwasaki

  Here is a great video of Rafael Mendes rolling with Masahiro Iwaski, in a gym that looks exactly like what I envision gyms in heaven to look like. lol   [...]

Ball Grabbing Debunked Again!

Ball Grabbing Debunked Again!

Great video for people who think ball grabbing will end fights. Even if you are successful, all it does is enrage the person who is a better fighter than you. My mother can attest to this [...]