Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'submission''

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 [...]

How to Use BJJ in the Zombie Apocalypse

How to Use BJJ in the Zombie Apocalypse

In the Zombie Apocalypse you’ll want guns, lots of guns, but you’ll ALSO want to have super-sharp BJJ skills. This video shows you the techniques that work against real live (or real dead) zombies. Plus a [...]

Draculino Sit Up Guard – 4

Draculino Sit Up Guard – 4

Draculino shows some techniques for Gracie Magazine, in the sit up guard. This is the 4th set of moves for this series.For more videos and online training, be sure to check out www.draculinobjjtraining.com [...]

Black Belt Nearly Choked Unconscious by White Belt

Black Belt Nearly Choked Unconscious by White Belt

      Finally I was caught in a prank at the school. From time to time the white belts can get a little big headed. Occasionally I’ll step up and deflate their egos. Tonight I [...]

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 [...]

Omoplata Submission- Triangle and Hook Shoulder

Omoplata Submission- Triangle and Hook Shoulder

In this video I show a great way to finish the Omoplata when your angle is off. Ideally when we transition into this submission you want your body to be parallel with your opponents, hug the [...]

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 [...]

Back Control Submission- Thiago Choke

Back Control Submission- Thiago Choke

This is one of the sneakier submissions that I will have posted on my youtube channel. It was taught to me by a good friend and great grappler from Brazil (thanks Thiago). There are not a [...]

Back Control Submission- Bow & Arrow Choke

Back Control Submission- Bow & Arrow Choke

In this video I show a very powerful choke the Bow and Arrow choke. This is one of those submissions that has many entries, is highly effective and used in high level competition. A couple of [...]

The Reality of Weapons When Introduced to Grappling

The Reality of Weapons When Introduced to Grappling

This video addresses the hot topic of the use of weapons in a grappling/real world confrontation. Although this video takes place in a controlled atmosphere I am fairly confident when I say I think I could [...]