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…

Head Lock Escape To Turtle Position – Police Lock

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 subjugate the attacker with a police lock.

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.

Sit Up 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…

Standing Guillotine Escape To North-South Position

The guillotine choke is when an opponent pulls your head down and grabs around your neck. It is a common move among street fighters and seasoned grapplers alike. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches how to escape the standing guillotine choke by taking the attacker to the…

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.

Elbow Escape

The elbow escape is one of the most important moves from the bottom position. By using efficient movement of the hips in coordination with the arms, it can be used many ways to escape an opponent’s hold and improve your position. From the bottom in mount, BJJ World Champion Leandro…

Defense Against Standing Rear Choke

An attacker stands behind you and grabs you in a rear choke hold. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Takeo Tani teaches an efficient method to defend against this dangerous choke and apply a forward throw to force the opponent out of their advantageous position behind you.

Head Lock Escape With Police Lock

In this head lock escape series, an attacker stands beside you and holds you in a headlock. BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches how to defend against incoming punches, break the head lock and subjugate the attacker with a police lock.

Under Arm Collar Choke

The under arm collar choke is another highly effective stranglehold, which is applied using the collar of the opponent’s gi or street clothes. Often catching an opponent by surprise, this choke may be applied to great effect before an opponent is fully aware of the danger. In this lesson, BJJ…

3 Submissions From The Turtle Position

BJJ Champion Valdir Rodrigues from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 3 Submissions From The Turtle Position!

Standing Rear Choke Defense

In this lesson, an attacker stands behind you and grabs you in a rear choke hold. BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches how to defend against the choke, escape the disadvantageous position and throw the attacker to the ground.

Elevator Sweep

Using the guard to unbalance an opponent can create opportunities to sweep them onto their back. From the scissors sweep position in the open guard, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira teaches how to use the elevator sweep to obtain the mount position.

Half Guard Pass Variation

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 half guard.

Front Lapel Stranglehold

The collar choke involves manipulating the jacket or gi collar as a method for making an opponent submit. It will render a person unconscious if the choke is not released. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Takeo Tani demonstrates how to apply the collar choke from the mount position.

3 Armbars From The Turtle Position

BJJ Champion Fabio Da Mata from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 3 Armbars From The Turtle Position!

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.

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…

5 Submissions From The Mount

The mount is considered to be one of the most dominant positions. The person holding the mount can choose to either hold the person on the bottom on their back, deliver strikes (in a self-defense situation or MMA), or look for a variety of submissions by isolating the neck or one of the…

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…

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…

Passing The De La Riva Guard

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 De La Riva guard.

5 Submissions From Half Guard

Bottom half guard provides many submission and sweep opportunities. In this video, BJJ Champion Valdir Rodrigues from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 5 different submissions from the bottom half guard position.

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…