Archive for 'BJJ INSTRUCTIONALS'

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 [...]

The Best Way to Tie Your Belt in BJJ

The Best Way to Tie Your Belt in BJJ

This is a short (3:59) video showing a) fast way to tie your BJJ belt, and b) a much better, new and improved knot that’ll keep your belt on your hips much longer! I think it’s [...]

Escaping the Mount for BJJ and MMA

Escaping the Mount for BJJ and MMA

The mount position is plain scary, especially if you’re an MMA fighter or in a self defense scenario. Our opponent can rain down strong ground and pound, elbow strikes, set up slick submissions, and they can [...]

Judo Mat Moves for BJJ: Getting a Slick Choke

Judo Mat Moves for BJJ: Getting a Slick Choke

As many of you know I like to take grappling to a scientific level. I study the best in the world, analyze statistics, get private lessons with black belt world champions, and cross train in other [...]

David Avellan’s “Kimura Trap” System!

David Avellan’s “Kimura Trap” System!

As a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu junkie that is always looking for a new strategy, setup or technique to learn, it’s quite often that I find myself drugging through the deep, dark depths of the internet to [...]

Judo Mat Moves for BJJ: Getting a Slick Choke

Judo Mat Moves for BJJ: Getting a Slick Choke

As many of you know I like to take grappling to a scientific level. I study the best in the world, analyze statistics, get private lessons with black belt world champions, and cross train in other [...]

How To Add A New Technique To Your Game

How To Add A New Technique To Your Game

OK, so maybe someone has just showed you a killer new armbar setup.  Not only is it really cool but it’s also a perfect fit with your current game.  Maybe you can even use this attack to [...]

Why You SHOULD Be Wearing A Rash Guard On The Mat!

Why You SHOULD Be Wearing A Rash Guard On The Mat!

Through my years of grappling, I’ve seen all sorts of trends come and go in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world.  Whether it’s moves, techniques or apparel, they all come and go with little to no staying [...]