If you’re a grappler then you need to know how to counter the guillotine choke; here’s the easiest way to do it!

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The lumber jack sweep was one of the first sweeps I learned as a white belt. I would use it all the time! I still do if I see it open.

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Escaping north south and choosing the correct escape based on arm position (Lachlan Giles) If you like chokes, you can turn your arms and legs into pythons and squeeze necks like never before! Here are some tricks that helped Lachlan Giles  (Craig Jones’ instructor) to being a 2x ADCC Trials champion and medalist at the […]

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Once someone applies an arm lock don’t wait till it hurts. Just turn your hips and throw your leg over his head. Practice this one. If you’re ready to add more Sambo to your leg lock entries and your BJJ in general check out Vlad Koulikov’s new Sambo for BJJ instructional from BJJ Fanatics.  What you will […]

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Gustavo Gasperin teaches how to recover the underhook when stuck in bottom half-guard.

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How to deal with the Lockdown from Half Guard. Check out the details and you are sure to find something useful!

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Defending the Marcelotine, and why the arm in is preferable (Lachlan Giles).

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Here’s an Arm Drag I use on Over-Under Guard Passers. You can also sweep your opponent if they try to turn away from the back take. Kit Dale

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Renzo Gracie uses a traditional bridge to create space to escape with the hip and recover the Guard. Brent Littell says that bridging is hard to do and to create the space he step out one leg and drags his hips out. Is bridging a mistake or these are just two different ways to set […]

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