Collar Choke From Knee On Belly Position

The collar choke can be applied from multiple positions. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates the collar choke from the knee on belly position.

Taking The Back From Guard

Transitioning from the guard position to back control is an example of continually seeking to improve your position. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a technique to take the back from guard.

North-South Collar Choke From Knee On Belly Position

The collar choke can be applied from multiple positions. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates the north south collar choke starting from the knee on belly position.

The Kick Over Sweep

Many sweeps from guard involve positioning yourself beneath your opponent’s center of gravity and off-balancing them. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates the kick over sweep.

How To Stand Up From The Ground

An expert in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is extremely effective at managing the space between themselves and their opponent. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches how to safely stand up from the ground while maintaining a solid defensive base. Learning the proper technique to stand up while…

Hip Escape Drill

Effectively managing the space between yourself and your opponent is a central theme in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a drill for creating space called the hip escape drill. Practicing this fundamental movement in repetition will train your body to react naturally…

5 Takedown Counters

BJJ Champion Valdir Rodrigues from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 5 ways to defend and counter a takedown.

Defense To Shoulder Grab

The shoulder grab is a hostile gesture that is commonly used by physical aggressors to intimate and threaten their targets. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a defense to the shoulder grab, which is used when the aggressor straightens out their arm in resistance to…

Defense Against Hands On Chest

A physical aggressor will often try to intimidate a target by placing a hand on that person’s chest, invading their personal space. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates how to counter this hostile gesture by applying a wrist lock.

Defense Against The Arm Inside Guillotine Choke

A common counter to the double leg takedown is the guillotine choke. The guillotine choke is common in many situations from street attacks to high level competitions, and therefore it is important to learn defense against this attack from multiple positions. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno…

Knee On Belly Position

The knee on belly position is a versatile top position that puts great downward pressure on your opponent. It presents you with a vast number of options to either transition to a new position or finish the fight. In a street self-defense situation, attacking with the knee on belly position…

From Side Control To Mount Hip Switching Method

Advancing from one position to a better position is a central theme in BJJ. However, these transitions are also opportunities for your opponent to escape your control. Maintaining control of the opponent while improving your position requires carefully applied technique. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates the…

Arm Inside Armbar

The “arm bar” is a straight arm lock that can be applied from multiple positions, and combines easily with many other techniques. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates how to apply the arm bar from the guard position when your opponent blocks your attempt at…

From Side Control To Mount Knee Slide Method

Advancing from one position to a better position is a central theme in BJJ, however these transitions are also opportunities for your opponent to escape your control. Maintaining control of the opponent while improving your position requires carefully applied technique. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates the…

Arm Inside Sweep

From the guard position, your attacking options are generally either to apply a submission hold, or to sweep your opponent onto their back. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates how to apply the arm inside sweep while simultaneously setting up the arm inside arm bar.

Half Guard Sweep Using Lapel Grip

The half guard is a useful transitional position from the bottom used commonly to defend as well as attack. From this position it is possible to apply a complex variety of sweeps as well as apply submission holds. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira teaches a half guard…

Pressing Arm Lock From Side Control

Another method for attacking the elbow joint is to immobilize the wrist and press down on the elbow with both hands. This straight arm lock can be applied from various positions, and it works best when the opponent’s arm is in a vulnerable position across your shoulder. In this lesson,…

Half Guard To Hook Sweep

The half guard is a useful transitional position from the bottom 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…

Samurai Choke From Knee On Stomach Position

The knee on stomach position is an advantageous position which allows the person on top to apply great downward pressure on an opponent. Often, this pressure will provoke reactions that become opportunities for submission attacks. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Takeo Tani demonstrates how to apply the…

Taking The Back From North South Position

Advancing from the north south position to taking the opponent’s back is another example of constantly seeking a better position. As a fundamental concept in BJJ, improving your position provides greater control of your opponent and opens up more opportunities for submission holds. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World…

Headlock Escape To Armbar

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

Collar Choke From Side Control

The collar choke from side control is a great example of a submission hold attack from a dominant top position. From a well established side control you can attack with this collar choke, and even if the choke attempt fails, your risk of losing your dominant top position will be…

Kimura From North South Position

The “kimura” is a powerful bent arm lock that puts pressure on the elbow and shoulder joints of your opponent. In this lesson, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates how to apply this versatile submission hold from the north south position.

Side Control Escape To Take the Back

From bottom position in side control, you must focus on defending submissions and also work towards improving your position. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a method for escaping side control to take your opponent’s back.