An awesome sweep you should use whenever you have a failed guillotine. Its great when you already have your shin across your opponents stomach but sometimes you can create it with some good leg movement.

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BJJ guys don’t know this Kimura set up: one on one to Kimura! In his latest release from BJJ Fanatics, famed grappling and MMA Coach Neil Melanson opens up the playbook for his Ground Marshal Half Guard techniques. One of the positions he explores is the Octopus Guard. In simplest terms, the Octopus Guard shows […]

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You like the Kimura? You will love the reverse Kimura! In his latest release from BJJ Fanatics, famed grappling and MMA Coach Neil Melanson opens up the playbook for his Ground Marshal Half Guard techniques. One of the positions he explores is the Octopus Guard. In simplest terms, the Octopus Guard shows itself in half […]

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You like the Kimura? How about the Power Kimura? In his latest release from BJJ Fanatics, famed grappling and MMA Coach Neil Melanson opens up the playbook for his Ground Marshal Half Guard techniques. One of the positions he explores is the Octopus Guard. In simplest terms, the Octopus Guard shows itself in half guard […]

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Here are some very useful, tricky and painful compression locks for arms and legs. Obviously, there are many that could be added to the list, but these are the ones that Jared Jessup and I have hit more than anything over the years and feel pretty confident in. Not only are these painful, but more […]

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This video demonstrates the “Collar Tie Guillotine”. Its kinda like a nogi loop choke as well. Check out the details and you are sure to find something useful.

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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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Check out this powerful choke from the cradle… In his latest release from BJJ Fanatics, famed grappling and MMA Coach Neil Melanson opens up the playbook for his Ground Marshal Half Guard techniques. One of the positions he explores is the Octopus Guard. In simplest terms, the Octopus Guard shows itself in half guard when […]

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Kurt Osiander shows a powerful choke from side control where you change sides to add extra leverage when your opponent defends. The outspoken Kurt Osiander is one of the most well-known instructors in the world and certainly has a tough old school BJJ game. Kurt recently released his first instructional series for BJJ Fanaticsentitled Fundamentals of a Jiu […]

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Seth Daniel ures his opponents into his “good enough” De La Riva guard, and baits them to rotate towards a knee bar position up by offering up a lazy leg for them to take advantage of. As his opponent rotates, Seth reaches for the wrist and locks in a kimura for a pretty nasty finish. […]

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