Berimbolo For The Back

The berimbolo is one of the most talked about guards in BJJ today.  There are those who love it and those who hate it.  When utilised correctly it can be highly effective and ultimately lead to some dominant positions.  In this video, BJJ No-Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches how…

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…

Lapel Choke From Side Control

From the top position in side control, there are many ways to manipulate your opponent’s gi in order to control them and get a submission. In this video, BJJ World Champion Alex Silva demonstrates a lapel choke from side control.

De La Riva Sweep

The De La Riva guard is a form of open guard that is predominantly used in the gi to sweep a standing or kneeling opponent. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates a sweep variation from the De La Riva guard used when an opponent is…

Clock Choke

The clock choke is an especially powerful choking technique that uses strong leverage and efficiency to add great pressure to the submission. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a clock choke starting from the turtle position.

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.

Lapel Choke From Side Control Variation

From the top position in side control, there are many ways to manipulate your opponent’s gi in order to control them and get a submission. In this video, BJJ World Champion Alex Silva demonstrates a lapel choke variation from side control.

Taking The Back From Guard With Gi Grips

There are many inventive ways to manipulate the BJJ uniform in order to control your opponent and create submission opportunities. In this video, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros demonstrates how to use the gi to control the opponent’s posture from guard to take the back.

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…

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.

X-Guard Sweep Variation

The X Guard is a form of open guard where your body is positioned beneath your opponent to allow significant control of your opponent’s legs and balance. The X Guard allows you to efficiently trap and control the legs to destabilize and sweep them. In this video, BJJ World Champion…

Guard Pass Dragging The Leg Variation

The leg drag guard pass is an effective technique for passing an opponent’s open guard. In this video, BJJ World Champion Alex Silva demonstrates a leg drag guard pass variation for when the opponent retains half guard.

Crucifix Choke From Turtle Position

The crucifix choke technique allows you to control both of your opponent’s arms while applying a choke, making the submission very difficult to defend against. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a crucifix choke starting from the turtle position.

Guard Pass Dragging The Leg

The leg drag guard pass is an effective technique for passing an opponent’s open guard. In this video, BJJ World Champion Alex Silva demonstrates a leg drag guard pass.

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…

Arm Drag Sweep

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 sweep from the open guard.

Arm Bar From Spider Guard

Effective use of the spider guard allows great control of your opponent’s arms while maintaining mobility in your hips as you attack from open guard. While forcing your opponent to concentrate on escaping the control of your spider guard, you can search for sweep and submission opportunities. In this lesson,…

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…

Arm Drag To Armbar

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

Guard Pass Controlling The Legs

When passing the guard it is important to control an opponent’s legs and hips to prevent them from regaining full guard. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a method for passing the half guard when an opponent blocks your initial attempt to establish side control.

Arm Drag To Double Leg Sweep

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 double leg sweep.

Lapel Choke From Top Half Guard

There are many inventive ways to manipulate the BJJ uniform in order to control your opponent and create submission opportunities. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates how to set-up a lapel choke variation from the top half guard position.

Mounted Triangle 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 recognize more submission opportunities as they arise based on the movements of your opponent. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates…

Double Underhooks Pass To Clock Choke

The clock choke is an especially powerful choking technique that uses strong leverage and efficiency to add great pressure to the submission. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a clock choke submission starting from the double underhooks guard pass.