The guillotine choke is one of the most effective and accessible chokes when applied properly for a wide variety of situations. In this video we look at how to make it even more powerful by using clothing grips to assist it. 

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Here are the two basic kinds of martial arts chokes, and which type is better, faster and safer for self defense purposes!

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Should BJJ instructors really be teaching Gun disarms to civilians?

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This collaboration video shows some technical details and concepts for defending and escaping the headlock. First, Professors Eddie Kone & James Gregory in London show things from inside the academy. Then, Professor Jared Jessup and I show some considerations for this in a street environment. Big thanks for Eddie Kone, James Gregory, Jared Jessup and […]

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We demonstrate some cool hair grab escapes.

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By definition, a “sucker punch” is one without warning, or at least without obvious warning. This video discusses not only technical considerations, but also some pre-fight cues to possibly observe preceding violent action by an aggressor. It is always best to avoid or diffuse a situation before it becomes violent if possible. However, when talking […]

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In a streetfight the opportunity may present itself to use the collar and lapel chokes from BJJ, but you have to know how to set them up properly!

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It’s a very common question for people new to grappling: can’t an attacker just strike the groin if you’re on the bottom? In this video Elliott explains how it’s actually not that simple

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Here is the defense against a haymaker punch from the closed guard.

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