Sweep From The Open 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 Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates an advanced sweep from an offensive open guard position.

Guard Pass From Single Leg

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 sweep position used to pass the guard and obtain side…

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.

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.

Wrist Lock From Guard

From the guard position there are many submission holds you can use to finish an opponent. As you gain experience, you will begin to “see” subtle submission opportunities as they arise based on the movements of your opponent. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a wrist lock…

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.

Single Leg Counter 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 World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a method for transitioning to back control as a counter to the…

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.

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”.

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.

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 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. 

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…

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.