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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 [...]

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 [...]

Train Like the Best – How to Become a BJJ Champion

Train Like the Best – How to Become a BJJ Champion

Willie Laney is creator of the Straight Jacket BJJ DVD and this Free “Gi-Only” Technique Series. Often times in BJJ the question arises and we debate about who is the best Jiu Jitsu player. Is it [...]

Better Grappling Through the Internet has Never Been Easier!

Better Grappling Through the Internet has Never Been Easier!

Have you ever had a hectic schedule that doesn’t seem to agree with your BJJ training?  Perhaps you have car issues keeping you from the gym?  Maybe your boss has asked you stay late? We’ve all [...]

Matt Arroyo’s Four Lines Of Defense in BJJ

Maintaining your guard is one of the most important aspects any Brazilian Jiu Jitsu grappler can have in their arsenal.  It is easy to lose it, and difficult to get it back once your opponent has [...]

Maintain The Kumura Grip for Lethal Results

Maintain The Kumura Grip for Lethal Results

When we first wondered onto the mat our first time grappling, probably timid and a little afraid of the unknown, we likely learned what we consider now to be the “foundational moves” of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. [...]

David Avellan BJJ Interview: Master the BASICS!

David Avellan BJJ Interview: Master the BASICS!

This article was created with permission of ADCC medalist David Avellan, creator of the Kimura Trap System (learn more here). A big thanks to David for the interview, enjoy the article: No matter how good you [...]