Half Guard Sweep

The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is to secure a submission or sweep the opponent off their base in order to secure top position. Depending upon how the opponent attacks and what guard you are playing, there are a large variety of sweeps that can be effectively…

Surprise BJJ Armbar from Side Control

In this video, ONE FC fighter and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship Silver Medalist Almiro Barros demonstrates a sneaky armbar from side control.

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.

Half Guard Pass Knee Slide

Once you have secured the half guard position on your opponent the next objective is to pass the guard and secure side control. The transition from half guard to side control can be one of the biggest and most difficult challenges a BJJ practitioner faces. In this video, you will…

Butterfly Sweep With Both Hooks In

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…

Butterfly Guard Sweep

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…

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…

Americana 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, your ability to anticipate your opponent’s movement will increase, allowing you to create and capitalize on more submission opportunities. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira…

Paper Cut Choke From Side Control

From the top position in side control, you have many clear advantages over your opponent. One such advantage is the ability to continually pressurize your opponent with a variety positional advances and submission techniques, in order to constantly keep your opponent on the defensive. In this video, BJJ World Champion…

Kimura From Side Control

From the top position in side control, you have many clear advantages over your opponent. One such advantage is the ability to continually pressurize your opponent with positional advances and submission techniques, in order to constantly keep your opponent on the defensive. In this video, BJJ World Champion Alex Silva…

Armbar From Side Control

From the top position in side control, you have many clear advantages over your opponent. One such advantage is the ability to continually pressurize your opponent with a variety positional advances and submission techniques, in order to constantly keep your opponent on the defensive. In this video, BJJ World Champion…

Attack From The Mount: Armbar

As you and your partner improve in BJJ, it will become increasingly necessary to attack with submissions in a combination sequence in order to submit your opponent. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches a transition from the americana arm lock to the arm bar.

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.

Shinya Aoki: Osotogari

In this video, ONE FC World Champion Shinya Aoki demonstrates the Osotogari takedown.

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.

Head Lock Escape To Roll Back

In this head lock escape series, an attacker pins you to the ground and holds you in a headlock. BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches how to escape, control the attacker’s back to take an advantageous position and finish the fight with a rear naked choke.

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.

Ezekiel Choke

The ezekiel choke is a very strong submission technique utilizing the sleeve of your own gi jacket. The mechanical advantage offered by the sleeve allows this choke to be applied with great pressure while using minimal strength. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches the ezekiel choke from…

Arm Lock From Guard #2

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.

Head Lock Escape To Arm Bar

In this head lock escape series, an attacker pins you to the ground and holds you in a headlock. BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches how to escape this dangerous position, break the head lock and finish the fight with an arm bar.