Armbar From Full Guard

The armbar is one of the most prolific submissions in BJJ.  It is a highly effective submission that can be applied from a wide range of positions.  The armbar is one of the first submissions that every BJJ practitioner should learn.  In this video, BJJ No-Gi World Champion Takeo Tani…

Common Mistakes Hook

The hook is one of the fundamental punches in Muay Thai.  It is thrown with the lead hand in a looping motion.  When thrown correctly, the hook can be one of the most devastating and powerful punches there is.  In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn reviews the…

Butterfly Guard Basic Position

There are a wide range of guard positions that can be used from the bottom position in BJJ.  Each have their unique advantages and disadvantages.  Depending upon how your opponent attacks from the top, specific guards may be best suited to defend.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa…

Head Outside Single Leg Takedown

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  In order to succeed, you must be able to not only initiate takedowns, but also defend against your opponent’s takedown attempts.  In this video, Evolve Fight Team member and NCAA Division 1 wrestler Jake Butler teaches a single leg takedown.

Single Leg Defense

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  In order to succeed, you must be able to not only initiate takedowns, but also defend against your opponent’s takedown attempts.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches defense against the single leg takedown.

Block, Catch & Throw

The ability to defend against an opponent’s attack and set up a counterattack is one that all Muay Thai fighters must master.  Mastering the fundamentals of defense will allow you to attack fearlessly on offense.  In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Attachai Fairtex teaches a basic block, catch and…

Parry

A complete Muay Thai fighter must have fluid offensive attacks and impregnable defense.  It is critical that you learn to defend against an opponent’s attacks.  One of the most fundamental defensive tactics against an opponent’s punch is the parry.  Mastering this skill will save you a lot of damage down…

Butterfly Guard (Basic Position)

The butterfly guard is one of the many guard options to be used from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The butterfly guard is very effective in preventing an opponent from passing into a dominant position. It can also be used offensively to set up sweeps and submissions. In this…

Lean Back Push Kick Thigh

Solid defense is equally as important as precise offense. A fighter must be able to not only launch offensive attacks, but also defend against an opponent’s attack. This technique makes use of the Muay Thai push kick to defend against an opponent’s kick.

Fake Low To High Kick

In Muay Thai, it is very important that a fighter alternate their attacks among different parts of the opponent’s body. The primary areas of attack are the legs, midsection, and head. In this video, you will learn how to setup a high kick using a fake low kick. If used…

Fake Push Kick Setup

In Muay Thai, the push kick is one of the most common and effective techniques. Through proper use of a push kick a fighter can not only damage the opponent but also shut down their offensive attacks. It can also be used as a fake to setup a variety of…

Jab Double Leg Takedown

In MMA, it is critical to learn how to effectively blend multiple disciplines into one fluid style. Two of the key disciplines in MMA are boxing and wrestling. In this video, ONE superstar Eddie Ng teaches a jab setup to double leg takedown.

Parry

In Muay Thai, you must learn to not only launch offensive attacks, but to also properly defend against an opponent’s attack. In this video, you will learn a defensive technique called a parry. The parry is one of the most fundamental and important techniques for defending against punches.

Spinning Heel Kick

The spinning heel kick is a very advanced kick that can be used with devastating effect. Due to the difficulty in landing it, the spinning heel kick is not often seen in Muay Thai competition. However, when it is used, it often results in a knockdown or knockout.

Top Position Half Nelson

The top position is one of the most important positions in wrestling. The ability to control an opponent from the top and keep them on the ground can have a huge impact on the outcome of a competition. In this video, 6 time National Champion and US Olympic wrestler Heath…

Step Up Knee

The step up knee is a very advanced knee strike that can be used with devastating effect. Due to the difficulty in landing it, the step up knee is rarely seen in Muay Thai competition. However, when it is used, it often results in a knockdown or knockout.

Spinning Backfist

The spinning backfist is an extremely dangerous strike that can easily catch an opponent off guard. When used in combination with kicks and other punches, the spinning backfist often lands without the opponent seeing it. The result is usually a knockout.

Kick And Hold

In Muay Thai, opponent’s often counter a kick with a kick of their own. In order to shut down this counterattack we can use the kick and hold technique. Rather than returning immediately to your guard after throwing a kick, it is sometimes best to hold the leg against the…

Slide Back Defense

In Muay Thai there are multiple techniques that can be used to defend against an opponent’s kick. Dependent on the type of kick thrown, each defensive technique has its own unique advantages. The slide back defense is a very effective technique for evading kicks directed at the midsection, and it…

Jab

The jab is one of the most fundamental and frequently used punches in all of boxing. It can be used to inflict damage, set up combinations, find range, and defensively to keep an opponent away. Mastery of a good jab will go a long way in the sport of boxing.