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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 [...]

Three Ways to Escape ANY Submission

Three Ways to Escape ANY Submission

Some people might not be the greatest grapplers but are still notoriously hard to submit. For example I remember rolling with a fighter from Pride FC (the biggest and best MMA organization of its day) in [...]

Armbar, Kimura and Triangle Choke Escapes

Armbar, Kimura and Triangle Choke Escapes

I was ringside at Metamoris in San Diego last year when Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida locked the armbar onto Roger Gracie, and it was deep! The entire crowd gasped, then went absolutely insane!! Roger Gracie is one [...]

Fake Out Armbar

Fake Out Armbar

Surprise your opponent with this fake out armbar from s-mount by making it appear as if you’re attacking one side, and then quickly switching to the other. You can find more great techniques at http://www.learntograpple.com.  Techniques [...]

Fifty things that’ll improve your BJJ game overnight

Fifty things that’ll improve your BJJ game overnight

Sometimes the best way to get better is simply to stop doing things wrong. Over the years I’ve shot quite a few guerilla-style videos breaking down many of the most common mistakes that I see for [...]

Closed Guard Submission- Reverse Armbar

Closed Guard Submission- Reverse Armbar

In this video I show how to do a Reverse Armbar from Closed Guard. This is a pretty common move that you see attempted throughout the ranks but finished with very little frequency. This is due [...]

Triangle Armbar: Dennis Asche of Connection Rio

Triangle Armbar: Dennis Asche of Connection Rio

Dennis Asche, owner and operator of Connection Rio shows a great variation of the Triangle Armbar ————————————————————————————————————————- http://www.connectionrio.com – BJJ black belt Dennis Asche of Connection Rio shows a very effective variation of the traditional triangle [...]

Closed Guard- Armbar Defense

Closed Guard- Armbar Defense

In this video I show a very simple stacking defense for the armbar. There are multiple different ways to defend but I enjoy showing this to beginners because it is a defense that you can use [...]

Closed Guard Submission- Basic Armbar

Closed Guard Submission- Basic Armbar

This video is a closer look at the Basic Armbar from Closed Guard. Although the title has the word “basic” in it you will see that there are a lot of steps involved. Being honest there [...]

Side Control Submission- Baseball Slide Armbar

Side Control Submission- Baseball Slide Armbar

This is an intermediate to advanced submission that can be used when your opponent pushes you away in Side Control or Kesa Gatame. The closer to the hips that you control the larger the pocket will [...]