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Draculino – Gracie Mag Techniques – Sit up Guard

Draculino – Gracie Mag Techniques – Sit up Guard

Draculino shows some techniques for Gracie Magazine, in the sit up guard. [...]

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

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

One day, you step onto the mats with a focus. In your mind, there’s a simple goal. You want to take your closed guard to the next level. One problem keeps emerging though. Every time you [...]

Tips for Guard Passing – Brandon “Wolverine” Mullins

Tips for Guard Passing – Brandon “Wolverine” Mullins

Brandon “Wolverine” Mullins, CEO of www.JustGiPants.com demonstrates 2 great guard passing techniques for the prices of 1! Check out and let us know what you think. [...]

Open Guard Pass- Step Through Pass

Open Guard Pass- Step Through Pass

Recently one of my intermediate students asked me how people pass my Guard. I explained to him that this pass was done to me frequently while I lived in Brazil and I absolutely hate having it [...]

How to defend the armcrank when you’re going for the underhook…

How to defend the armcrank when you’re going for the underhook…

Achieving the underhook is super-important. Whether you’re standing or on the ground, trying to take your opponent down or pass his guard, sweep him or escape the bottom of sidemount, the underhook makes it all MUCH [...]

Dynamic Armbar Drills – Brian McLaughlin

Dynamic Armbar Drills – Brian McLaughlin

Let’s be honest, drilling can be boring.  The monotony of repetition can wear on even the most enthusiastic grappler.  A way to shake things up is to add some new wrinkles to your drilling sessions by [...]

Closed Guard?  Super-defensive Opponent?  No Problem…

Closed Guard? Super-defensive Opponent? No Problem…

One of the most irritating strategies of all time is when someone sits in your closed guard and absolutely refuses to engage with you. They just sit back, don’t let you get your grips, and don’t [...]

An Advanced Omoplata Variation Learned from Brandon Mullins

An Advanced Omoplata Variation Learned from Brandon Mullins

I’ve been training in grappling for close to 20 years, and started studying the omoplata about 10 years ago. But this omoplata finish that Brandon shared with me while we were filming the latest Grapplearts instructional [...]

Grappling Drama Queen

Grappling Drama Queen

There are many different Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners.  Some people are casual, some are competitors and some are teachers.  This is the beauty of BJJ.  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has a depth in technique and concept that [...]

The Best Drill Ever Created For A Funky Guard

The Best Drill Ever Created For A Funky Guard

This is a very unique drill I use to strengthen my hips, hamstrings and increase mobility for playing funky guards like the berimbolo, RDLR, and others. Furthermore, this exercise will greatly improve your flexibility especially in [...]