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.…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Tomoenage To Mount Position

Commonly an attacker in top position will lean down and forward. Tomoenage is a technique from guard which utilizes this momentum to flip an opponent over their head and onto their back. BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira teaches how to use tomoenage to sweep and take the mount position.

Defense Against Standing Side Headlock

An attacker stands beside you and holds you in a headlock. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches how to maintain proper posture to control your opponent, defend the headlock and throw the attacker to the ground.

Pendulum Sweep

From the guard position, skillful movement of the hips can be used effectively to generate momentum and unbalance your opponent, allowing you to sweep. By sweeping your opponent to their back and improving your position you increase the number of attacks available to you and decrease the number of options…

Tomoenage

Commonly an attacker in top position will lean down and forward. Tomoenage is a technique from guard which utilizes this momentum to flip an opponent over their head and onto their back. BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira teaches a tomoenage drill to practice lifting the opponent into the air with…

Turtle Position Escape To Side Control

Learning to escape from potentially vulnerable positions gives a BJJ practitioner great confidence. One such position is when a person turtles up to avoid an attack. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches how to escape from turtle position and obtain side control.

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…

Turtle Position Escape Variation

Learning to escape from potentially vulnerable positions gives a BJJ practitioner great confidence. One such position is when a person turtles up to avoid an attack. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches how to escape from turtle position and take the opponent’s back.

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.

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…

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…

Spider Guard Drill

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 attack very difficult for your opponent. In this lesson BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a…