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…

Knee Bar From Half Guard Toe Hold Variation

Leg locks are some of the most effective and deadly submissions in BJJ. There are many different variations and positions for leg locks. The development of a strong leg lock arsenal is very advantageous for all BJJ practitioners. In this video, BJJ World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a toehold variation…

Knee Bar From Half Guard

Leg locks are some of the most effective and deadly submissions in BJJ. There are many different variations and positions for leg locks. The development of a strong leg lock arsenal is very advantageous for all BJJ practitioners. In this video, BJJ World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a knee bar…

One Leg X Guard Sweep

The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is to secure a submission or sweep the opponent off their base in order to secure top position. Depending upon how the opponent attacks, there are a large variety of sweeps that can be effectively utilized. In this video, you will…

Choke Combination From Omoplata

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 choke combination that is set up from the omoplata…

Open Guard Sweep To Knee On Belly

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 No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates an open guard sweep transition to the knee on belly position.

Spin To Recover Guard

When your opponent has nearly succeeded in passing your guard and is applying significant downward pressure, it can be difficult to replace the guard using a hip escape method. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates an alternative method for recovering the open guard.

Arm Bar From Turtle Position

When attacking a turtled opponent from the top in a north south situation, you may decide to go for a direct submission attack rather than first securing back control. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates an effective arm bar attack from the top in turtle…

Inverted Triangle Choke

The triangle choke is a versatile submission hold that can be applied from many positions. When applied from the guard position, the person on top may attempt to defend the submission by preventing the attacker on bottom from passing their arm across their body. In this video, BJJ No Gi…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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.

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 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…

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

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 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.

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…

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…

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.