In this video, Gianni takes you through how to take the back from the crab ride position using the twister hook

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Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World Champions. You can train at one of the world’s most famous mixed martial arts academies, Evolve MMA, and also enjoy the exotic hidden treasures of the […]

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In this Video Andreas shows how to maintain Control in Backmount when your opponent tries to Shoulderwalk Escape. The second part is about using the Half Power Nelson Grip to keep your Opponent from turning into you you while in Backmount.

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When you control your opponent from their back and they try to block your rear naked choke or collar choke, a good opportunity arises to shift to an ezequiel choke. Key points that Renzo stresses: Control your sleeve with fingers inside. Turn your grip so that you don’t get your fingers trapped. Hand behind the […]

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Here is a great Gi based Choke setup for Brazilian Jiu-jitsu when you have Back Mount but are losing the position, or are letting the person escape in a calculated way. The video for today was inspired by a recent match sent to me by one of the viewers. He’s a White Belt, and almost […]

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Keeping the back mount can be tricky, especially once your opponent has removed the hooks. Usually at this point, it is a race to get your hooks back in before they are able to turn into you and escape. However, that is not the best approach. I like to relax, walk away and sit myself […]

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Rickson Gracie is known for his Mata Leao (rear naked choke) and his armbar. One of his top students Henry Akins experienced this technique first hand from Rickson himself and shows us some great details. Henry Akins is the third American to receive a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt from legendary fighter Rickson Gracie. Akins trained under Rickson […]

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