Archive for 'BJJ INSTRUCTIONALS'

Submission Before Position

Submission Before Position

The general path to success in BJJ is to pass the guard, advance to side control or mount, establish strong control, move into a submission.  While this strategy has certainly stood the test of time, it [...]

Sergio ‘Babu’ Gasparelli Delivers A Goldmine of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tidbits For The Masses With His Latest Release!

Sergio ‘Babu’ Gasparelli Delivers A Goldmine of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tidbits For The Masses With His Latest Release!

I’m a big music guy, and I like to dabble in a little bit of everything.  I once stumbled upon an old school rapper that would later garner the nickname of “Your Favorite Rapper’s Favorite Rapper.”  [...]

High Percentage Step Back Half Guard Series – Jason Scully

High Percentage Step Back Half Guard Series – Jason Scully

Hey! Been a about a month since I posted my last video.  I rescued a 10 month old dog from a kill shelter and I’ve been working hard to make sure he was set up to [...]

Back Mount Finishing with Justin Rader

Back Mount Finishing with Justin Rader

For more video clips and tricks from 2-Time World Champion Justin Rader – check out the review of Justin’s NEW “Hybrid Success Formula.”  - – - No matter how big and bad you become on the [...]

Justin Rader’s “Hybrid Success Formula” Open Guard Destruction

Justin Rader’s “Hybrid Success Formula” Open Guard Destruction

Thank you Justin – 2-time No Gi World Champion – for taking the time for the interview and this video clip! To get in on Justin’s BJJ / Wrestling “Hybrid Success Formula” – check out the [...]

Stephen Whittier – BJJ Basics vs. BJJ Fundamentals

Stephen Whittier – BJJ Basics vs. BJJ Fundamentals

I recently had the opportunity to sit and chat with Stephen Whittier, author of 40PlusBJJ.com and one of the most respected online instructors to older grapplers. The topics was his idea of what makes the “Basics” [...]

Open Guard vs Standing Opponent – Tampa BJJ

Open Guard vs Standing Opponent – Tampa BJJ

Tampa BJJ black belt and UFC veteran Matt Arroyo shows a variety of sweeps against a standing opponent.  Matt alternates from Single leg X, De La Riva, X-Guard and open guard strategies depending upon the actions [...]

Watch your back!

Watch your back!

If you want to be a “back hunter” in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu you need to know how to get behind your opponent in multiple ways and from a variety of positions. Here are three of my tried [...]

A breakdown of the Reverse de la Riva Guard

A breakdown of the Reverse de la Riva Guard

Lots of people know and use the ‘regular’ de la Riva guard. Popularised by Ricardo de la Riva it has become a staple position in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. But there’s a related position that has been gaining [...]

19 Positional Escapes in 11 Min – Turtle, Headlock, Crucifix, Cradle – Jason Scully

19 Positional Escapes in 11 Min – Turtle, Headlock, Crucifix, Cradle – Jason Scully

Ok, here is the final installment of your 4 part positional escape reference video series.  I hope you found the first 3 parts to be useful. In this demonstration video you’ll find 19 Positional Escapes In [...]