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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 [...]

Matt Arroyo’s “Magic Grip” To Escaping The Triangle Choke

Matt Arroyo’s “Magic Grip” To Escaping The Triangle Choke

In Jiu Jitsu, if you don’t have questions, then something isn’t wrong with the way you are training. Often, I get asked about how to escape the triangle choke.  I have the same answer, but I [...]

Matt Arroyo Discusses What Every Beginner In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Should Focus On

Matt Arroyo Discusses What Every Beginner In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Should Focus On

The road to obtaining a black belt can be long and arduous.  A lot of time and effort must be logged in order to become the best grappler that you can possibly be. Often ambitious, many [...]

Three Keys of BJJ Mental Performance

Three Keys of BJJ Mental Performance

Gene Kobilansky is an accomplished wrestling coach at NYU and Founder of the FlowAthletics System. Gene is also a notable competitor at many Brazilian Jiu Jitsu events. Below is the Pre-Training Mental Tips Interview Selection with [...]

Alan Belcher MMA Immunity Applying The Armbar From Bottom Guard

Alan Belcher MMA Immunity Applying The Armbar From Bottom Guard

The armbar can be a very “basic” move at times, almost seemingly available at all times for high level grapplers, but there are situations in which the hold can be incredible difficult to execute and get [...]

Escaping The Body Triangle While Sneaking Into A Leg Lock

Escaping The Body Triangle While Sneaking Into A Leg Lock

We’ve all been in the same position at one point or another where we are on the mat rolling live or in a match and then it happens…our opponent slaps on a body triangle!  The crushing [...]

The Trickle Down Effect In Martial Arts And How NAGA Keeps The Wheels Spinning

Once you hit a certain level in your respected field of study or work, you quickly realize just how tightly woven the community you are now a part of truly is. The “degrees of separation” theory [...]

The long road that molds a future poker and martial arts champion

Opportunities are usually grabbed by those who are willing to risk it all for the sake of a dream, those who are raring to jump the gun when nature allows them to, and those who go [...]

Viciously Pulling Guard Against Bigger and Stronger Opponents

Fighting from the feet is one of the most important areas to work on and integrate into your training. It’s also one of the most neglected areas of grappling and jiu jitsu as well. In competition, [...]

A great analysis of Romulo vs Lo knee slice passes

Check out this 10 year old detailing the primary differences between the two knee cut passes. [...]