Archive for 'February,2014'

A Fundamental Escape From The Guillotine Choke

A Fundamental Escape From The Guillotine Choke

Think back to you first day on the mats.  What did you wear?  Was it Gi or no Gi?  How was your instructor?  Was it a one-on-one, or a class?  What moves did you learn? Those [...]

The Best Way to Tie Your Belt in BJJ

The Best Way to Tie Your Belt in BJJ

This is a short (3:59) video showing a) fast way to tie your BJJ belt, and b) a much better, new and improved knot that’ll keep your belt on your hips much longer! I think it’s [...]

Escaping the Mount for BJJ and MMA

Escaping the Mount for BJJ and MMA

The mount position is plain scary, especially if you’re an MMA fighter or in a self defense scenario. Our opponent can rain down strong ground and pound, elbow strikes, set up slick submissions, and they can [...]

Judo Mat Moves for BJJ: Getting a Slick Choke

Judo Mat Moves for BJJ: Getting a Slick Choke

As many of you know I like to take grappling to a scientific level. I study the best in the world, analyze statistics, get private lessons with black belt world champions, and cross train in other [...]

Improve your BJJ with cross training and other martial arts

Whether someone should cross train different martial arts used to be a hotly debated topic amongst traditionalists, but with the growth and popularity of mixed martial arts and before that fighting systems such as Jeet Kune [...]

David Avellan’s “Kimura Trap” System!

David Avellan’s “Kimura Trap” System!

As a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu junkie that is always looking for a new strategy, setup or technique to learn, it’s quite often that I find myself drugging through the deep, dark depths of the internet to [...]

Judo Mat Moves for BJJ: Getting a Slick Choke

Judo Mat Moves for BJJ: Getting a Slick Choke

As many of you know I like to take grappling to a scientific level. I study the best in the world, analyze statistics, get private lessons with black belt world champions, and cross train in other [...]

How To Add A New Technique To Your Game

How To Add A New Technique To Your Game

OK, so maybe someone has just showed you a killer new armbar setup.  Not only is it really cool but it’s also a perfect fit with your current game.  Maybe you can even use this attack to [...]

How to Reduce Back Pain

How to Reduce Back Pain

If you’re into sports you have at one point or another had back pain.  We’ve all experienced different levels of back pain.  Participating in sports is a risk that we are willing to take and sometimes [...]