Archive for 'December,2013'

BJJ Manifesto Technique Clip – Half Guard Sweep

BJJ Manifesto Technique Clip – Half Guard Sweep

Check out this video on how to do a Sweep from the Bottom Half Guard. I have spent the last handful of years studying and learning the ins-and-outs of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  Not only is it [...]

Fundamental Leg Locks-The Achillies Lock

Fundamental Leg Locks-The Achillies Lock

Big Shout out to Combat Skin for letting us check out their new gear!  Check it out in the video below! — For our “foundational moves”, we tend to view them as rather elementary and basic [...]

Reinventing the kimura with Babu

Reinventing the kimura with Babu

Sergio “Babu” Gasparelli is a legend within the sport of MMA grappling. Babu has coached hundreds of successful fighters including Anderson Silva, Rashad Evans, and Lyoto Machida. He is the BJJ coach at Brazilian Top Team [...]

Hitting The Triangle Choke From Back Mount

Hitting The Triangle Choke From Back Mount

Check out this video of how to do a Triangle Choke Hold from the Back. There are plenty of positions and transition in this wonderful sport that we call Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  However, it is rather [...]

Dynamic Warm Ups for Combat Sport Athletes

Dynamic Warm Ups for Combat Sport Athletes

If you live in a place like me, it is freezing outside right now! We crawl out of our cars, all bundled up, to walk on snow and ice covered sidewalks to come inside our gym. [...]

How To Properly Prepare In Order To Beat Bigger Opponents In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

It’s not easy being little. As a smaller guy in the world of athletics, I understand just how hard one must work in order to trump the larger opponent.  For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, the good thing [...]

How Can Beginners Improve Their Standing Approach To BJJ? Justin Rader Tells Us How!

No matter where you currently are in the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you didn’t turn into the grappler you are overnight.  Years of hard work on-and-off the mat had to be logged in order to [...]

Take Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training To The Next Level With iGrapple!

Take Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training To The Next Level With iGrapple!

The year of 2014 is right around the corner, and I couldn’t be more excited!  Every time the New Year rolls around, it’s like someone hands you a clean slate and says, “Here you go, make [...]

Various Submission Setups From The Back Take

Various Submission Setups From The Back Take

Here is a technique of BJJ Manifesto creator Matt Arroyo Grappling Marcelo Garcia.  For the whole BJJ Manifesto review visit the Science of Skill Blog here. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a beautiful sport that offers so [...]

Justin Rader: Wrestling Takedowns for BJJ

Justin Rader: Wrestling Takedowns for BJJ

Recently I was afforded the opportunity to interview Justin Rader. If you guys don’t know about Justin, he’s a monster. Justin is both a world and Pan Am champion who has an interesting style of grappling. [...]