Archive for 'June,2013'

Along Came a Spider

Along Came a Spider

Here are some of my favorite tricks from the spider guard. Although spider has been around for a while you can still throw people for a loop with some of these submission entries. These techniques were [...]

37 Omo Plata Set Ups In Just 4 Min – Jason Scully / Aesopian

37 Omo Plata Set Ups In Just 4 Min – Jason Scully / Aesopian

It’s that time again for another “Short But Sweet” reference video. This one is a very special one because its the first time I’ve ever done a video collaboration with anyone. Matt Kirtley which many of [...]

Girl Submits Boy – Amanda Leve vs Wyatt Sellers at Grapplers Quest UFC Las Vegas 2012

Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in the area of lighweight grappling Dan writes for Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, MMA Sports Mag, [...]

Augusto “Tanquinho” and Mackenzie Dern – Behind Every Great Man is… Another Great Grappler?

In sports, it’s a rare occurrence when we see a power couple.  Sure, in sports such as football and basketball there have been famous couples, but never were they stars in their own respected fields of [...]

2013 Worlds : Buchecha Watches The Throne

2013 Worlds : Buchecha Watches The Throne

Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and a Recognized Expert Analyst in the BJJ World. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, MMA Sports Mag, [...]

No-Gi Berimbolo With A Ninja Roll

No-Gi Berimbolo With A Ninja Roll

  Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in lightweight grappling. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, MMA Sports Mag, – and [...]

High Percentage Triangle Choke Escape – Leaning – Jason Scully

High Percentage Triangle Choke Escape – Leaning – Jason Scully

Well since the last video that I shared with you was 52 triangle choke set ups in just a few minutes, I figured it was only right to share with you my favorite and highest percentage [...]

Why Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is Beneficial for Children’s Self Defense

Why Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is Beneficial for Children’s Self Defense

We always see sites promoting their Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu courses in a self defense manner.  These are fantastic courses to implement, however, a majority—if not all—seem to be directed towards adults. These [...]

Product Review: The Bigger they are the Harder they fall!

Product Review: The Bigger they are the Harder they fall!

Product Review: The Bigger they are the Harder they fall! I had the pleasure to review a really cool dvd by an accomplished Brown Belt, Dan Faggella, that is free! You just have to pay shipping [...]

Rafael Lovato Jr. Discusses The Bravo Choke & It’s Benefits In Action

Rafael Lovato Jr. Discusses The Bravo Choke & It’s Benefits In Action

When you think of the face of American Jiu Jitsu, who comes to mind?  I’m sure someone like BJ Penn comes to mind, given his ultra-popularity through his years of dominance in the Ultimate Fighting Championships.  [...]