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.

Knee Bar Variation From Half Guard

In order to be effective from the top position, you must be able to attack for a wide range of submissions.  From the half guard, there are a variety of attacks you can use depending upon how your opponent defends.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches a knee…

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…

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…

Kimura From Half Guard Variation

The Kimura lock is one of BJJ’s most popular submissions. It is a highly effective submission that can be secured using a wide range of setups from a variety of positions. In this video, BJJ Champion Gamal Hassan teaches a kimura from the half guard position.

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…

Half Guard Escape To Leg Lock

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 and what guard you are playing, there are a large variety of sweeps that can be effectively…

Deep Half Guard Sweep Lapel Control

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the objective from the bottom position is to either secure a submission or use a sweep in order to reverse positions on the opponent. Depending on the position of the opponent there are a number of effective sweeps that can be used to reverse position and secure…

Shoulder Lock 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 use the lapel to set-up a shoulder lock from the top half guard position.

Taking The Back From Half Guard

From the top position in half guard, the most common attack is to pass the guard to obtain either side control or full mount. While this is effective, an advanced BJJ student also has the ability to vary their attack so as to remain unpredictable. In this video, BJJ World…

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.

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.

Tornado Sweep

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.

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…