How To Do A Kimura From The Mount

In this video, BJJ World Championship Silver Medalist Thaigo Kozama from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates how to do a kimura from the mount position.

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.

Safe Clinch From Cruzado Tani Oshi

BJJ is one of the world’s most effective disciplines for self defense.  Although it is not comprehensive, there are many great techniques from BJJ that can cross over into real world self defense.  In this video, BJJ No-Gi World Champion Takeo Tani teaches a self defense technique adapted from BJJ.

Choke From Open Guard

Playing the open guard from the bottom position opens up a variety of sweep and submission options.  The key to the open guard position is establishing strong grips in order to prevent the opponent from passing your guard.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Teco Shinzato teaches a choke from…

Juji Gatame From Guard

From the bottom guard position you can attack for submissions and sweeps.  The development of an active guard will ensure that your opponent stays on the defensive from the top position.  Arm locks are one of the most high percentage submissions from the guard position.  In this video, BJJ No-Gi…

Half Guard Pass Variation

A fundamental progression from the top position in BJJ is from guard to half guard to side control.  If you are able to secure the half guard position on your opponent, there are a wide range of specific half guard passes that can be utilised dependent upon your opponent’s defense.…

Kimura

The Kimura is one of the most effective armlock submissions in BJJ.  You can attack for the Kimura from the standing position, top position, and bottom position.  Mastery of the Kimura will elevate your BJJ submission game to the next level.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches…

Side Control To Mount Transition

Side control is one of the dominant positions in BJJ.  Once you have secured side control, you can begin to look for submissions or work to advance your position further into full mount.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a side control to mount transition.

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…

8 Essential BJJ Sweeps

From the bottom position in BJJ, the objective is to attack for submissions or sweep your opponent off their base.  Depending upon how your opponent attacks from the top, there are a wide range of sweeps that can be used effectively.  In this video, BJJ champions Marcos Ratinho and Thiago…

BJJ Drill Series

In order to truly master a technique requires time and repetition.  No one becomes a master the first time they are taught a new technique.  Only through hours and hours of focused practice and drilling can one truly master a technique.  The fastest way to mastery is through drilling the…

Single Leg Defense Drill

Speed drills are one of the most effective tools for taking your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu game to the next level. They focus on high repetition drilling of fundamental movements, and they will greatly increase your reflexes, speed, and fluidity. In this video, you will learn a speed drill that focuses on…

Knee On Belly Drill

Speed drills are one of the most effective tools for taking your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu game to the next level. They focus on high repetition drilling of fundamental movements, and they will greatly increase your reflexes, speed, and fluidity. In this video, you will learn a speed drill that focuses on…

Arm Bar From Side Control

The armbar is one of the quintessential submission holds in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. A high level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner is able to attack for the armbar from a wide range of positions using a diverse range of setups. In this video, you will learn an armbar attack from the side control…

Guard Pass Speed Drill

Speed drills are one of the most effective tools for taking your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu game to the next level. They focus on high repetition drilling of fundamental movements, and they will greatly increase your reflexes, speed, and fluidity. In this video, you will learn a speed drill that focuses on…

Side Control Transition

The side control position is one of the dominant positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Once you have secured side control you can begin to work for submissions or transition into the full mount position. In this video, you will learn an excellent side control transition.

Recover The Guard From Double Underhooks Pass

Developing a strong guard is one of the key skills every Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner must work towards. If an opponent is able to secure the top position, you must have a strong enough guard to prevent them from passing into side control or mount. In this video, you will learn…

Over Under Guard Pass

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 the over under guard pass.

Open Guard Pass

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 an opponent’s open guard.

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…

Safe Clinch From Cruzado Tani Otoshi

Defend against an attacker intent on striking you by closing the distance. Closing the gap between you and your opponent makes it difficult for them to punch or kick you. BJJ No Gi World Champion Takeo Tani teaches how to block a punch from the opponent’s strong hand, close the…

Half Guard to Hook Sweep

The half guard is a useful transitional position used commonly to defend as well as attack. From the half guard position, the hook sweep enables the person on bottom to rotate their opponent onto their back and transition to a dominant across-side top position. BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates.

Arm Bar From Guard

The “arm bar” is a straight arm lock that utilizes power in the hips and back muscles to apply pressure to the elbow joint of your opponent. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates how to apply this versatile submission hold from the guard position.