Top Half Guard Position to Back Control

From the top position in half guard, the most common, or orthodox, attack is to pass the guard to obtain side control or full mount. However, an advanced BJJ student has the ability to mix the orthodox with the unorthodox in order to catch their opponent by surprise. In this…

Flying Arm Bar

The arm bar is one of the most prolific submissions in BJJ.  There are countless variations and setups of the arm bar that can be applied depending upon the position you find yourself in.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teach the flying arm bar.

5 Sweeps From Worm Guard

The worm guard is one of modern Jiu-Jitsu’s most popular positions. It involves utilizing an opponents lapel and wrapping it around your own shin. In this video, BJJ Champion Valdir Rodrigues from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 5 sweeps from from worm guard.

Reverse Half Guard Transition to Back Control

Back control is one of the most dominant positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. There are many advanced methods for transitioning to the back that can catch your opponent by surprise. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates a method for transitioning to back control from the bottom…

50/50 Guard Sweep

The 50/50 guard is a complex position that is very specific to sport Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and it occurs when both competitors choose to play from the guard at the same time. This somewhat controversial position strays from traditional BJJ teachings in that it has few, if any, realistic applications for…

3 Deep Half Guard Attacks

The deep half guard position is known for it’s versatility, it allows the deep half guard player a wide range of sweeps and submission opportunities from the bottom. In this video, 2x BJJ No-Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 3 attacks from the deep half…

Berimbolo For The Back

The berimbolo is a sweep from the 50/50 guard position that is specific to sport BJJ. This somewhat controversial technique strays from traditional BJJ in that it has few, if any, realistic applications for self-defense. However, some modern BJJ competitors have utilized the 50/50 guard position and berimbolo as effective…

50/50 Guard

The 50/50 guard is a complex position that is very specific to sport Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and it occurs when both competitors choose to play from the guard at the same time. This somewhat controversial position strays from traditional BJJ teachings in that it has few, if any, realistic applications for…

Reverse De La Riva Transition To Back Control

The De La Riva guard is a form of open guard that is predominantly used in the gi to sweep a standing opponent. The “Reverse De La Riva” is similar, but the hook on the leg is positioned in the opposite direction. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion…

Butterfly Guard To X Guard Transition

The X Guard is a form of guard where your entire body is positioned between your opponent’s legs. The X Guard allows you to efficiently trap and control the legs of your opponent to destabilize and sweep them. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates how to transition…

Counter Choke From Kimura

On the higher levels of BJJ, in order to secure a submission often requires a number of transitions.  It is hard to finish an opponent with strong defense on your first attack.  You have to be able to quickly move to a second, third, or even fourth attack.  In this…

Deep Half Guard To X Guard Transition

The X Guard is a form of guard where your entire body is positioned between your opponent’s legs. The X Guard allows you to efficiently trap and control the legs of your opponent to destabilize and sweep them. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates how…

Leg Attack From Top Position

From the top half guard position, your opponent will commonly have their attention focused on preventing the guard pass and trying to sweep you. You can use this moment of opportunity to attack with a leg lock. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates a leg…

Knee Bar From Closed Guard

Leg locks are some of the most devastating submissions in BJJ.  The knee bar is the quintessential leg lock submission, and it can be secured from both the top and bottom position.  In this video, BJJ No-Gi World Champion Takeo Tani teaches a knee bar submission from the closed guard.

Knee Bar From Inverted Half Guard

In order to be effective from the top position, you must be able to attack for submissions from every position.  The inverted half guard is a transition from the half guard.  In this video, BJJ champion Marcos Ratinho teaches a knee bar from the inverted half guard.

Inverted Triangle Lock From Single Leg

On the higher levels of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu it becomes increasingly more difficult to secure a submission. In order to submit a higher level opponent often requires fluid transitions among a variety of submission attacks. In this video, you will learn a transition from the single leg takedown to the inverted…

Triangle Choke From Back Control

The triangle choke is a versatile submission hold that can be applied from many positions. It also combines well with other submissions such as the omoplata and arm bar. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates an entry into the triangle choke from back control.

Omoplata Escape

The omoplata is a shoulder lock submission that is secured from the bottom position. Once the opponent has locked in the omoplata it can be very difficult to escape. However, there are a few escapes from the omoplata that every BJJ practitioner should know. In this video, BJJ World Champion…

Single Leg Takedown Defense – Take The Back

Takedown defense is an important skill for every BJJ practitioner to master.  Unless you want to always fight off of your back, you need to be able to defend against an opponent’s takedown attempts.  Takedown defense can also include smooth transitions into submission attacks.  In this video, BJJ champion Marcos…

Triangle Choke From Side Control

The triangle choke is a versatile submission hold that can be applied from many positions. It also combines well with other submissions such as the omoplata and arm bar. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates an entry into the triangle choke from side control. 

3 Reverse De La Riva Pass Variations

In this video, 2x BJJ World Champion Teco Shinzato from the EVOLVE fight Team demonstrates 3 reverse De La Riva pass variations.

Omoplata Sweep To Triangle Lock Armbar

The omoplata is a submission technique that uses the legs to trap the opponent’s arm in a shoulder lock. From the guard position, this technique works well in combination with other submissions, and can also be used to sweep. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates an omoplata…

Flying Arm Bar

The armbar is one of the quintessential submission holds in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. A high level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner is able to attack for the armbar from a wide range of positions using a diverse range of setups. In this video, you will learn a spectacular flying armbar attack.

Omoplata Escape Variation

The omoplata is a shoulder lock submission that is secured from the bottom position. Once the opponent has locked in the omoplata it can be very difficult to escape. However, there are a few escapes from the omoplata that every BJJ practitioner should know. In this video, BJJ World Champion…