Takedown To Heel Hook

Once you have obtained control of your opponent’s back in a standing position, making a direct attack on their leg can catch your opponent by surprise. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides demonstrates an entry into a heel hook submission from a standing position.

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…

50/50 Guard Armbar

The 50/50 guard is a complex position that is very specific to sport Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Some modern BJJ competitors have utilized the 50/50 guard position as an effective method for employing unorthodox techniques and tactics at BJJ tournaments. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates an arm bar…

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.

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…

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.

Armbar Variation From Closed Guard

Once you have your opponent inside the closed guard, the primary objective is to defend against guard passes and work for sweeps. There are also a wide range of highly effective submission attacks from the closed guard position. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches an arm bar…

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…

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…

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…

Tornado Guard Spin

The tornado guard can be described as a variety of inverted half guard positions. It is most commonly used as an unorthodox method for sweeping an opponent and setting up submissions for sport BJJ. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates a tornado guard sweep to set up…

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.

Reverse De La Riva Drill

BJJ drills are one of the most important tools in developing skills. By simple repitition of BJJ’s fundamental movements you create habits and movement patterns that will enhance your game. In this video, BJJ Champion Gamal Hassan teaches the reverse De La Riva drill.

5 Triangle Lock Variations

The triangle lock is one of the most effective submissions in BJJ.  It is a very versatile submission that can be applied from a wide range of positions.  In this video, BJJ champion Almiro Barros teaches five of his favourite variations on the triangle lock.

Sweep From Deep Half Guard Variation

The objective from the bottom position in BJJ is to defend against the opponent’s guard passes and reverse position using sweeps. Deep half guard is a variation on the traditional half guard that is very effective for setting up sweeps. In this video, BJJ Champion Gamal Hassan teaches a sweep…

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…

50/50 Guard Foot Lock

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 Back Takes From Bottom Half Guard

In this video, BJJ Champion Valdir Rodrigues from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 3 different ways to take an opponents back from the bottom half guard position.

Sweep From Deep Half Guard Variation 2

The objective from the bottom position in BJJ is to defend against the opponent’s guard passes and reverse position using sweeps. Deep half guard is a variation on the traditional half guard that is very effective for setting up sweeps. In this video, BJJ Champion Gamal Hassan teaches a sweep…

Butterfly To Swambo Sweep

Attacking in combinations is an effective way to stay one or two moves ahead of your opponent, and is essential when grappling with more advanced martial artists. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates a combination from the butterfly guard to the “sambo” sweep.

Calf Lock From De La Riva Guard

Leg locks are some of the most advanced submission attacks in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Generally, they are secured from the bottom position. In this video, you will learn a calf lock submission from the De La Riva guard.

Calf Lock From The Hook Guard

Leg locks are a highly effective submission attack in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Depending on the position you are in, there are a large variety of leg lock submissions that can be used. In this video, you will learn a calf lock submission from the hook guard position.