Archive for 'June,2014'

Good, Better, Best-Drilling: The Berimbolo Sweep Transition

Good, Better, Best-Drilling: The Berimbolo Sweep Transition

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 writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, MMA Sports Mag, [...]

Why Leg Locks can be an Unfair Advantage in BJJ

Why Leg Locks can be an Unfair Advantage in BJJ

For a special Three-Part Leg Lock Series about Beating Bigger Opponents, please visit the Leg Lock Academy Free Video Page. - – - If your first thought was, “I ron’t know Raggy” like Scooby Doo or [...]

The Delicate Training Approach To Leg Locks

The Delicate Training Approach To Leg Locks

  Leg locks cause a lot of discussion in the MMA/BJJ world.  When the topic is brought up, many debates begin, such as how/when should you start to train these techniques? Given the danger behind them, [...]

The Finger Master Training Tool

The Finger Master Training Tool

Let’s face it, all of us in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community are very competitive when it comes to our grappling abilities. We always look for a training technique to give the edge on the opposition, [...]

Black Belt Apathy – What is it and what can be done to avoid it?

Black Belt Apathy – What is it and what can be done to avoid it?

The quest to achieve a black belt is one of the strongest motivators for a hard training student. That light at the end of the tunnel keeps them grinding day after day and year after year. [...]

Beat The Best: Marcelo Garcia vs. Andre Galvao

Beat The Best: Marcelo Garcia vs. Andre Galvao

Marcelo Garcia & Andre Galvao have met a few times in their careers, with Marcelo winning all of the matches.  There is a method to his approach that can be super effective when competing against someone [...]