Archive for 'BJJ INSTRUCTIONALS'

Pulling Off The Toe Hold From Top Half Guard

Pulling Off The Toe Hold From Top Half Guard

There are so many submissions out there in the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that it could make your head spin! Personally, I love me some leg locks!  While I understand they are very polarizing, I [...]

How To Properly Set Up & Execute The Brabo Choke

How To Properly Set Up & Execute The Brabo Choke

Be sure to check out the latest BJJ gear from Combat Skin, featured in this video. Sometimes, as an instructor, I find myself getting lost in thought a lot.  When thinking about what to teach next, [...]

Keeping It Basic-Entangling Your Opposition In A Triangle Choke

Keeping It Basic-Entangling Your Opposition In A Triangle Choke

I remember my early days of training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  Physically, I wasn’t at an ideal plateau to perform with certain grapplers on the mat, and I knew if I were to give it a shot, [...]

BJJ Manifesto Technique Clip – Half Guard Sweep

BJJ Manifesto Technique Clip – Half Guard Sweep

Check out this video on how to do a Sweep from the Bottom Half Guard. I have spent the last handful of years studying and learning the ins-and-outs of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  Not only is it [...]

Fundamental Leg Locks-The Achillies Lock

Fundamental Leg Locks-The Achillies Lock

Big Shout out to Combat Skin for letting us check out their new gear!  Check it out in the video below! — For our “foundational moves”, we tend to view them as rather elementary and basic [...]

Reinventing the kimura with Babu

Reinventing the kimura with Babu

Sergio “Babu” Gasparelli is a legend within the sport of MMA grappling. Babu has coached hundreds of successful fighters including Anderson Silva, Rashad Evans, and Lyoto Machida. He is the BJJ coach at Brazilian Top Team [...]

Hitting The Triangle Choke From Back Mount

Hitting The Triangle Choke From Back Mount

Check out this video of how to do a Triangle Choke Hold from the Back. There are plenty of positions and transition in this wonderful sport that we call Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  However, it is rather [...]

How Can Beginners Improve Their Standing Approach To BJJ? Justin Rader Tells Us How!

No matter where you currently are in the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you didn’t turn into the grappler you are overnight.  Years of hard work on-and-off the mat had to be logged in order to [...]

Various Submission Setups From The Back Take

Various Submission Setups From The Back Take

Here is a technique of BJJ Manifesto creator Matt Arroyo Grappling Marcelo Garcia.  For the whole BJJ Manifesto review visit the Science of Skill Blog here. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a beautiful sport that offers so [...]

Sergio ‘Babu’ Gasparelli Breaks Down How You Can Hit The Calf Slicer In A Live Match!

In the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world, there are certain things we as grapplers tend to favor in terms of passes, sweeps, takedowns, submissions, etc.  I, myself, LOVE me some leg locks!  While I understand that they [...]