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One Spicy Gi Choke From Half Guard!

One Spicy Gi Choke From Half Guard!

If you’re looking for a slick gi choke from half guard position, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to execute an easy, yet effective choke that opponents often do not see coming until it’s [...]

Smooth Back Transition from Side Control by Rachel Demara

Smooth Back Transition from Side Control by Rachel Demara

Taking someone’s back is one of the surest paths to victory. From that position, you have a wide range of offensive options while your opponent is forced to focus on defense. That means that you have [...]

Bottom Side Control Escape

Bottom Side Control Escape

Getting out from under side control can be a tricky situation if you aren’t familiar with the proper escape protocol. In order to escape from this tricky position, you have to remember to remain calm no [...]

Easy Ways of Preventing Side Control Attempts

Easy Ways of Preventing Side Control Attempts

  We’ve all been in a match before where we are at a clear strength disadvantage.  This only gets highlighted when us smaller guys get stuck in certain situations that cause us to be dwarfed by [...]

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 [...]