When I was first starting out in jiujitsu I was 11 the only kid in class. Everyone else was 3x my size! As I started getting older and better I was able to start getting to top positions a lot more. But the problem I ran into was if I tried to hold the mount […]

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favorite way to duck under. Pull your feet toward your butt and “free fall” to really off balance your opponent! Check out the details and you are sure to find something useful! Enjoy!

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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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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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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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