Archive for 'Stephan Kesting'

A Gameplan for your Guard on your Phone

A Gameplan for your Guard on your Phone

It’s taken almost a full year of development, fine tuning and tweaking, but today I’m releasing something brand new that I think will be a very useful tool for people doing BJJ and submission grappling. It’s [...]

Developing Skills & Avoiding Injury When Training with Beginners

Developing Skills & Avoiding Injury When Training with Beginners

Beginners can be spastic, unpredictable, jerky, and usually also doesn’t know the rules of the game yet. All that thrashing around, lack of control, as well as potential ego issues means that there’s a pretty high [...]

A BJJ Legend’s Bread and Butter Closed Guard Pass

A BJJ Legend’s Bread and Butter Closed Guard Pass

I’m trying something new at Grapplearts.com… So I’ve produced the lion’s share of the BJJ videos that have ended up in my article and technique library. But recently a good friend (and one of my very [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New BJJ Instructional Apps for Android Phones & Tablets

New BJJ Instructional Apps for Android Phones & Tablets

This is a busy week at the secret Grapplearts HQ location, because we are planning on putting out a brand new instructional Android app every day! After a TON of R&D we are finally releasing the [...]

How to Use BJJ in the Zombie Apocalypse

How to Use BJJ in the Zombie Apocalypse

In the Zombie Apocalypse you’ll want guns, lots of guns, but you’ll ALSO want to have super-sharp BJJ skills. This video shows you the techniques that work against real live (or real dead) zombies. Plus a [...]

Three Ways to Escape ANY Submission

Three Ways to Escape ANY Submission

Some people might not be the greatest grapplers but are still notoriously hard to submit. For example I remember rolling with a fighter from Pride FC (the biggest and best MMA organization of its day) in [...]

Stephan Kesting Interview – Beginning in BJJ

I’m willing to bet that everyone reading this has, at some point or another, decided upon a dream in which they choose to pursue.  The one thing that keeps you up at night, lying sleepless in [...]