Archive for 'Stephan Kesting'

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 [...]

Training BJJ with a Wrist, Elbow, or Shoulder Injury

Training BJJ with a Wrist, Elbow, or Shoulder Injury

The sad fact is that in the course of your BJJ career you’re probably going to injure your wrist, elbow or shoulder at some point. This is a contact sport after all. And sometimes it’s hard [...]

Armbar, Kimura and Triangle Choke Escapes

Armbar, Kimura and Triangle Choke Escapes

I was ringside at Metamoris in San Diego last year when Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida locked the armbar onto Roger Gracie, and it was deep! The entire crowd gasped, then went absolutely insane!! Roger Gracie is one [...]

Fifty things that’ll improve your BJJ game overnight

Fifty things that’ll improve your BJJ game overnight

Sometimes the best way to get better is simply to stop doing things wrong. Over the years I’ve shot quite a few guerilla-style videos breaking down many of the most common mistakes that I see for [...]

How to defend the armcrank when you’re going for the underhook…

How to defend the armcrank when you’re going for the underhook…

Achieving the underhook is super-important. Whether you’re standing or on the ground, trying to take your opponent down or pass his guard, sweep him or escape the bottom of sidemount, the underhook makes it all MUCH [...]

DVD: HOW TO DEFEAT A BIGGER STRONGER OPPONENT

DVD: HOW TO DEFEAT A BIGGER STRONGER OPPONENT

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How to defend against the stupid stuff that big people do…

How to defend against the stupid stuff that big people do…

It’s amazing what some big guys will do when they get frustrated. In fact, sometimes they’ll try stuff so stupid that it’ll take you completely by surprise! Now, many BJJ instructors never bother to teach you [...]

Closed Guard?  Super-defensive Opponent?  No Problem…

Closed Guard? Super-defensive Opponent? No Problem…

One of the most irritating strategies of all time is when someone sits in your closed guard and absolutely refuses to engage with you. They just sit back, don’t let you get your grips, and don’t [...]

An Advanced Omoplata Variation Learned from Brandon Mullins

An Advanced Omoplata Variation Learned from Brandon Mullins

I’ve been training in grappling for close to 20 years, and started studying the omoplata about 10 years ago. But this omoplata finish that Brandon shared with me while we were filming the latest Grapplearts instructional [...]