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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. [...]

How The iGrapple App Can Change the Way You Train For Good!

The beauty about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is while it has been around for ages in terms of its history, it is still a relatively young sport in a sense. Sure, for years it dwelled down in [...]

High Percentage Step Back Half Guard Series – Jason Scully

High Percentage Step Back Half Guard Series – Jason Scully

Hey! Been a about a month since I posted my last video.  I rescued a 10 month old dog from a kill shelter and I’ve been working hard to make sure he was set up to [...]

Open Guard vs Standing Opponent – Tampa BJJ

Open Guard vs Standing Opponent – Tampa BJJ

Tampa BJJ black belt and UFC veteran Matt Arroyo shows a variety of sweeps against a standing opponent.  Matt alternates from Single leg X, De La Riva, X-Guard and open guard strategies depending upon the actions [...]

Watch your back!

Watch your back!

If you want to be a “back hunter” in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu you need to know how to get behind your opponent in multiple ways and from a variety of positions. Here are three of my tried [...]

A breakdown of the Reverse de la Riva Guard

A breakdown of the Reverse de la Riva Guard

Lots of people know and use the ‘regular’ de la Riva guard. Popularised by Ricardo de la Riva it has become a staple position in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. But there’s a related position that has been gaining [...]

19 Positional Escapes in 11 Min – Turtle, Headlock, Crucifix, Cradle – Jason Scully

19 Positional Escapes in 11 Min – Turtle, Headlock, Crucifix, Cradle – Jason Scully

Ok, here is the final installment of your 4 part positional escape reference video series.  I hope you found the first 3 parts to be useful. In this demonstration video you’ll find 19 Positional Escapes In [...]

17 Positional Escapes In 10 Minutes – Mount & Back Mount – Jason Scully

17 Positional Escapes In 10 Minutes – Mount & Back Mount – Jason Scully

Time for part 3 of my 4 part positional escaping reference video series.  I hope you are enjoying it so far. In the 3rd video you’ll see demonstrations of: - Mount Escapes - Back Mount Escapes [...]

26 Positional Escapes in 13 Min – Reverse Scarf Hold, North South, Knee On Belly – Jason Scully

26 Positional Escapes in 13 Min – Reverse Scarf Hold, North South, Knee On Belly – Jason Scully

Ok, time for part 2 of the positional escapes reference video series, or what I like to call my “Short But Sweet Series”. In this video you will see positional escape demos of: - Reverse Scarf [...]

Wrap Around Choke + D’Arce

Wrap Around Choke + D’Arce

This is a Hudson Valley martial arts favorite – a very under-appreciated position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the “wrap around”.  I’ve been experimenting with this position since I was a purple belt.  Different schools call it [...]