Archive for 'BJJ'

Keenan Cornelius vs. Sinistro: Match Breakdown

Match Breakdown: Kennan Cornelius vs. Sinistro Dan “Micro” Faggella is a No-Gi Gold Medal Pan Am Champion and a recognized Expert Analyst in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World.  Dan has produced over a dozen Brazilian Jiu [...]

Marcus Almeida vs. Andre Galvao-Open Weight Class Final (2013 Pan Americans)

Dan Faggella is a BJJ Pan Am Champion and writer for BJJ.ORG, Jiu Jitsu Magazine, and more. His focus is the study of world class athletes. You can visit the linked page here to get your [...]

Match Breakdown: Kennan Cornelius vs. Weam Motei

Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in the area of leg locks and lightweight BJJ. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, [...]

Marcelo Garcia On: Getting MEAN Rear Naked Chokes

Marcelo Garcia On: Getting MEAN Rear Naked Chokes

Back on the Keyboard again today, and pretty darn souped up about writing his week about Chokes and the best “Choke-ers” in the BJJ Universe. Today I wanted to talk a little bit about what is undeniably [...]

FootlockFriday: Rousimar Palhares-Heel Hook  vs. David Avellan

FootlockFriday: Rousimar Palhares-Heel Hook vs. David Avellan

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 is offering a Free DVD featuring breakdowns of some of Toquinho’s [...]

Recognize and Win Scrambles in Grappling / BJJ – Jason Scully

Recognize and Win Scrambles in Grappling / BJJ – Jason Scully

So it’s been a few weeks but I didn’t disappear. I’m going to keep this short and sweet.  Scrambling is a HUGE part of grappling but it is also a very understudied aspect of grappling as [...]

BJJ Kids – Next Generation of Superstars

BJJ Kids – Next Generation of Superstars

  BJJ KIDS – NEXT GENERATION OF BJJ SUPERSTARS – Alexandria Sanchez   There is no doubt that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has gone main stream in the United States. American kids now have the opportunity to start [...]

Robson Moura’s Fusion Modern Disc One: A Different Kind of Review

Robson Moura’s Fusion Modern Disc One: A Different Kind of Review

You want a lethal closed guard. One problem keeps emerging when you work on it though. Every time you get to the position and try to work your technique, you get shut down. Once you think [...]

No Holds Barred – Ryan Hall’s Words of Wisdom

No Holds Barred – Ryan Hall’s Words of Wisdom

Jiu-Jitsu is going through something of a culture war.  With high profile players being implicated in dubious situations (both past and present) debate is raging on about the proper code of conduct for instructors, competitors, team [...]

49 Kimura and Americana Attacks in Less Than 6 Min – Jason Scully

49 Kimura and Americana Attacks in Less Than 6 Min – Jason Scully

Hey, Back again with another “Short But Sweet” reference video.  What do I mean when I say short but sweet.  These videos are short videos in length but filled with a ton of ideas and demonstrations. [...]