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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 [...]

How to defend against the stupid stuff that big people do…

How to defend against the stupid stuff that big people do…

It’s amazing what some big guys will do when they get frustrated. In fact, sometimes they’ll try stuff so stupid that it’ll take you completely by surprise! Now, many BJJ instructors never bother to teach you [...]

Omoplata Defense: Turtle Roll

Omoplata Defense: Turtle Roll

In this video I show my favorite escape from the Omoplata submission. This is a high percentage escape and can leave you in a great position when your opponent was feeling comfortable. The first step is [...]

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 [...]

Mounted Key Lock Defense- Thumb in Armpit

Mounted Key Lock Defense- Thumb in Armpit

This is a basic defense for the Key Lock or the Americana. Keep in mind that you can not wait to straighten out the arm, you need to do it as soon as possible. When you [...]