Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu For The Street: Rear Naked Choke

In this video, BJJ Champion Eduardo Novaes from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates how to use the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a self-defense situation on the street.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu For The Street

In this video, BJJ World Championship Silver Medalist Thiago “Guli” Kozama from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates how to use the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a self-defense situation on the street.

5 Ways To Escape The Mount Position

The mount is one of the most dominant positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or MMA. If you find yourself on the bottom of this position it is imperative to try and escape immediately. In this video, 2x BJJ World Champion Teco Shinzato from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 5 different ways…

5 Basic Submissions From The Triangle

The triangle is one of the most versatile submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It can be done from the bottom, the top mount, or used to control an opponents body from the back mount. This technique works by cutting off blood flow to the brain. In this video, 2x BJJ World Champion…

3 Armbar Escapes

BJJ World Championship Silver Medalist Almiro Barros from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 3 ways to escape from an armbar.

3 Side Control Escapes

Side control is one of the most dominant positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). It’s also one of the worst positions to be in when you’re on the bottom. If you find yourself on the bottom you will want to get out of there as quickly as possible. In this video, BJJ…

5 Solo Guard Recovery Drills

Keeping an opponent inside your guard limits their offensive capability, and prevents them from advancing to a more dominant position. Meanwhile you can look for opportunities to sweep or submit them. In this video, BJJ World Champion Silver Medalist Almiro Barros from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 5 solo guard…

5 Solo Warm Up Drills For Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

BJJ Champion Fabio Da Mata from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 5 drills that you can do alone to warm up and increase your agility for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Armbar From Full Guard

The armbar is one of the most prolific submissions in BJJ.  It is a highly effective submission that can be applied from a wide range of positions.  The armbar is one of the first submissions that every BJJ practitioner should learn.  In this video, BJJ No-Gi World Champion Takeo Tani…

Butterfly Guard Basic Position

There are a wide range of guard positions that can be used from the bottom position in BJJ.  Each have their unique advantages and disadvantages.  Depending upon how your opponent attacks from the top, specific guards may be best suited to defend.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa…

7 Drills To Improve Guard

The development of a strong guard is a skill that will serve you well in BJJ.  The guard is a defensive position that is played from the bottom.  With a strong guard, you can completely shut down an opponent’s offensive attacks.  It will give you the confidence to play the…

12 Essential BJJ Drills in 2 minutes

In this video, ONE FC fighters and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship Silver Medalists, Almiro Barros and Marcos Ratinho, demonstrate 12 essential BJJ Drills in 2 minutes.

Guard Pass To Side Control

The objective from the top position is to pass the opponent’s guard into the side control or mount position. Once the guard is passed you can begin to work for submissions to finish the fight. In this video, you will learn how to pass the guard into side control.

Butterfly Guard (Basic Position)

The butterfly guard is one of the many guard options to be used from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The butterfly guard is very effective in preventing an opponent from passing into a dominant position. It can also be used offensively to set up sweeps and submissions. In this…

Hip Escape Drill Backward Forward

Effectively managing the distance between you and your opponent is a central concept in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a hip escape drill that is useful as a warm-up and will train the essential hip movements that are commonly used in BJJ to create…

Breakfall: Seated

The ability to safely bring your body to the ground is a critical skill for any bjj practitioner. Learning to breakfall from various positions not only increases self-confidence, but is a useful life skill for reducing the risk of injury. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion demonstrates the…

Breakfall: Standing

The ability to safely bring your body to the ground is a critical skill for any bjj practitioner. Learning to breakfall from various positions not only increases self-confidence, but is a useful life skill for reducing the risk of injury. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci…

Turtle

The turtle is a position that occurs typically when an untrained fighter tries to disengage themselves from a fight in a passive manner, or when someone is under extreme pressure in a fight. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates the key points of controlling an opponent in…

Side Control

Side control is a very stable and commonly occurring top position in BJJ. Frequently, side control is the first position you will obtain and stabilize after passing the guard. There are a wide range of submission holds available from this position. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Alex Silva demonstrates…

Spider Guard

Another style for controlling your opponent from the guard is known as spider guard. Not only is spider guard an effective method for setting up submissions and sweeps, but it also makes attacking very difficult for your opponent. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates the…

Open Guard

The open guard is a form of guard where you hold an opponent between your legs with your feet unhooked. This allows you to quickly apply a wide range of submissions and sweeps, as well as transition to other guard systems, such as the spider guard. In this lesson, BJJ…

North South

The north south position is a dominant top position that allows you to apply submissions, transition to other positions, and also has the added advantage of keeping relatively clear of your opponent’s legs. This makes it difficult for your opponent to regain their guard. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi…

Half Guard

The half guard is a useful transitional position from the bottom, used commonly to defend as well as attack. From this position, it is possible to apply a complex variety of sweeps, apply submission holds, and advance to other positions such as full guard or back control. In this lesson,…

Knee On Belly

The knee on belly position is a versatile top position that puts great downward pressure on your opponent. It presents you with a vast number of options to either transition to a new position or finish the fight. In a street self-defense situation, attacking with the knee on belly position…