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Easy Ways of Preventing Side Control Attempts

Easy Ways of Preventing Side Control Attempts

  We’ve all been in a match before where we are at a clear strength disadvantage.  This only gets highlighted when us smaller guys get stuck in certain situations that cause us to be dwarfed by [...]

A MUST Learn Transitional Escape

A MUST Learn Transitional Escape

Transitions in general are one of the must misunderstood and undertrained aspects of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  Eventually more experienced players will learn how to react during transitions but in reality they learn at a much slower [...]

Royce Gracie Shows Size Never Matters in MMA

Royce Gracie Shows Size Never Matters in MMA

Size doesn’t matter is arguably the most overused cliché in all of sports.  Despite its frequency being used, it is a rather true sentiment and holds value. A prime example to show its validity is by [...]

An Easy Rousimar Palhares Inspired Heel Hook Setup

An Easy Rousimar Palhares Inspired Heel Hook Setup

  There are few names that top Rousimar Palhares on the list of nasty heel hook artists. A mountain of a man, Rousimar has carved out a reputation for himself as one of the meanest men [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Why The Ankle Pick Is The Ideal BJJ Takedown

Why The Ankle Pick Is The Ideal BJJ Takedown

Most jiu-jitsu athletes have aweful takedowns, a strong breeze could put most of them straight to their back.  Despite this reality, someone looking to bring a BJJer to the mat must proceed with a certain degree [...]