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…

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…

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.

Amassa Pao Choke

The amassa pao choke is a simple choke using the gi collar. This thrusting choke is one of the few submission holds that can be accomplished while positioned inside your opponent’s guard. In this lesson, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros teaches the amassa pao choke.

Defense Against Amassa Pao

Learn to defend against the amassa pao choke without having to open your guard. In this lesson, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros teaches how to properly turn away from the choke and remove the pressure from your neck while in the closed guard position.

Defense Against Single Hand Label Grip

Learn to defend against a standing attacker who grips your jacket with one hand. In this lesson, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros teaches how to counter this aggressive behaviour by moving to the attacker’s back and applying a police lock.

Defense Against The Shoulder Grab

An attacker stands facing you and grips your shoulder. In this lesson, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros teaches how to counter this threatening gesture by applying a standing joint lock.

Defense Against Throat Grab

An attacker stands facing you and grabs your throat. In this lesson, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros teaches how to counter this threatening attack by applying a versatile standing arm lock.

Escape From Single Handed Wrist Grab

An aggressor grabs your wrist with a strong palm up grip. In this lesson, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros teaches a technique to free your arm from this hostile gesture.

Escape From Single Handed Wrist Grab – Palm Down

An aggressor grabs your wrist with a strong palm down grip. In this lesson, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros teaches a technique to free your arm from this hostile gesture.

Escape From Two Handed Wrist Grab

An aggressor grabs your wrist with two hands. In this lesson, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros teaches a technique to free your arm from this hostile gesture.

The Guillotine Choke

The guillotine choke is a fundamental submission hold that is relatively easy to apply. Despite it’s apparent simplicity, a well-applied guillotine choke can finish opponents at any skill level. In this lesson, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros teaches an arm-in version of the guillotine choke from the guard position.

Defense Against Two Handed Front Choke

The two-handed front choke is a common street attack among unskilled aggressors. The technique can be intimidating, however the escape is relatively simple. In this lesson, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros teaches a defense against a two handed front choke.