Passing The De La Riva Guard 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 specific position of the legs also opens up a number of leg lock submissions. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a…

Passing The De La Riva Guard To Kimura Lock

The De La Riva guard is a form of open guard that is predominantly used in the gi to sweep a standing opponent. The specific position of the legs also opens up a number of leg lock submissions. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a…

Wrist Lock From Side Control

From the top position in side control, there are many submission holds you can use to finish an opponent. As you gain experience, you will begin to see more submission opportunities as they arise based on the movements of your opponent. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno…

Passing The De La Riva Guard To Side 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 specific position of the legs also opens up a number of leg lock submissions. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a…

Ezekiel Choke Attack From Back

The “ezekiel” choke is a very strong submission technique utilizing the sleeve of your own gi jacket. The mechanical advantage offered by the sleeve allows this choke to be applied with great pressure while using minimal strength. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches the ezekiel…

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…

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…

Choke From Kimura Control

The kimura lock can be combined easily with other submissions, and can also be used as an effective method for controlling your opponent from various positions. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates a choke submission from kimura control.

Wrist Lock Variation From Side Control

From the top position in side control, there are many submission holds you can use to finish an opponent. As you gain experience, you will begin to “see” more submission opportunities as they arise based on the movements of your opponent. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno…

Leg Hook Spin Sweep (Star Sweep)

The leg hook spin sweep, also known as a star sweep, is an effective method for sweeping a standing opponent. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a leg hook spin sweep variation that combines well with many other attacks, such as the omoplata and the…

Omoplata Sweep From Standing Position

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 Leandro Issa teaches a method…

Single Leg Forward Sweep From Sitting Guard

Developing a variety of sweeps from the open guard position is a critical aspect of becoming a well-rounded BJJ practitioner. In this video, BJJ World Champion Alex Silva demonstrates a technique from a sitting open guard position that will sweep a standing opponent in a forward direction.

Triangle Choke From Spider Guard

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 a triangle choke submission from the spider guard.

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…

50/50 Guard Escape

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…

Arm Drag Takedown

The arm drag is a useful setup for many standing and ground grappling techniques. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates how to use an arm drag to set-up a takedown.

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…

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.

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. 

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…

Triangle Choke From North South Position

The arm triangle is a versatile submission hold that works well both with and without the gi. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a method for applying an arm triangle submission from the north south position.

Single Leg Counter Ouchi Gari

An opponent will commonly attempt to gain a top position by using variations of the single takedown, starting from both sitting guard and standing positions. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a counter to the single leg using an inside leg trip known as “Ouchi Gari”.

Single Leg Counter Sumi Gaeshi

An opponent will commonly attempt to gain a top position by using variations of the single takedown, starting from both sitting guard and standing positions. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a counter to the single leg using a “Sumi Gaeshi” technique.