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Belcher Breakdown: Takedown Defense to Back Take

Belcher Breakdown: Takedown Defense to Back Take

Alan Belcher is a top UFC competitor and is recognized as one of the best submission grapplers in America. His new “Immunity Course” is built to teach ANYONE how to beat more experience grapplers. Get in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Transitioning From Side Control By Using The Knee Ride Setup

Transitioning From Side Control By Using The Knee Ride Setup

There comes a time when your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu game may stall out.  This is common, and not always a bad thing, however it’s something you must want to avoid in order to avoid getting surpassed [...]

Obtaining The Back Mount Under Difficult Circumstances

Obtaining The Back Mount Under Difficult Circumstances

Attacking from the back is a key role for any grappler looking to take the next step in their development in the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  However, as you progress throughout the ranks, you’ll meet [...]

Becoming A Dangerous Back Mount Attack Specialist

Becoming A Dangerous Back Mount Attack Specialist

The back mount is a position that many grapplers excel at, and it is known to be a super effective position when the moves and submissions can be executed properly. However, they aren’t always used to [...]

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 [...]

An Effective Sweep From Bottom Side Control

An Effective Sweep From Bottom Side Control

There’s no getting around it; bottom side control can be downright miserable!  Often times I have students that ask for ways to get out of this, and I usually am happy to show them.  However, I [...]

Defending Yourself And Escaping From Back Mount

Defending Yourself And Escaping From Back Mount

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a game of inches.  I’m sure that we’ve all heard the term, “it’s a game of inches,” when referring to something that can be decided in the blink of an eye. Think [...]

A Fundamental Escape From The Guillotine Choke

A Fundamental Escape From The Guillotine Choke

Think back to you first day on the mats.  What did you wear?  Was it Gi or no Gi?  How was your instructor?  Was it a one-on-one, or a class?  What moves did you learn? Those [...]