BJJ black belt Roy Marsh shows what he calls the ‘Dirty Kimura’: This is a submission I’ve been using for many years that I call the “dirty kimura”. I like it a lot since i don’t have to give up the underhook to get the shoulder lock. This means if the lock isn’t working I […]

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I had the pleasure of filming Professor Greg Walker who taught two attacks from side control. The paper cutter is my favorite attack from side control, but this variation with the hip switch and facing away was new to me. The shoulder lock was a totally new technique for me too. One of the reasons […]

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If you want to be able to effectively submit your opponent, you need to be able to control them first. It’s frustrating to pass his guard only to lose control after. Even better, use your control to weaken and exhaust your opponent. This is the essence of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – break down your enemy then […]

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Getting guard past can be isnt fun in this video we discuss some of our favourite brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques to escape side control.

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João Paulo Bertuccelli and Guilherme Pinheiro. • Position : – Two situations guard recoveries from the side control.

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Avellan demonstrates a variation of the traditional side control underhook escape that counters guillotines on the way up. This variation was taught to Avellan by former UFC World Champion Dominick Cruz.

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alignment and proper frames for defending against upper body control, here we focus on defending against lower body, or hip control.

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Learn how to go from side control to the triangle with Rodolfo Vieira

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