3 Back Takes From Closed Guard

BJJ Champion Vitor Ribeiro from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates how to take an opponents back from the closed guard position.

Leg Drag Guard Pass To Back Control

From the standing open guard position there are a wide range of passes that you can use to secure a dominant position.  Depending upon how your opponent defends, you must be able to transition among a variety of passes.  In this video, BJJ champion Almiro Barros teaches a leg drag…

Collar Choke From Back Control

If you are able to secure back control, you must attack relentlessly for submissions.  There are a number of high percentage submissions that you can finish your opponent with from the back control position.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a collar choke from back control.

Closed Guard Transition To Back Control

From the closed guard position, the primary objective is to pass the guard and advance to a more dominant position. Back control is one of the most dominant positions in BJJ. From back control there are a number of high percentage submission that can be secured. In this video, BJJ…

De La Riva Escape To Back Control

The objective from the top position is to pass the opponent’s guard into a more dominant 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 escape from the De La Riva guard and transition…

Taking The Back From Reverse Half Guard

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…

Deep Half Guard Transition To Back Control

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…

Half Guard Transition To Back Control Swing The Arm

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 some situations you will…

Taking The Back From Side Control

Back control is one of the most dominant positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. By repeatedly drilling transitions to back control from various positions, you will increase your ability to seize brief moments of opportunity in sparring or in a fight to take your opponent’s back. In this video, BJJ World Champion…

Taking The Back From Turtle Position

Back control is one of the most dominant positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. By repeatedly drilling transitions to back control from various positions, you will increase your ability to seize brief moments of opportunity in sparring or in a fight to take your opponent’s back. In this video, BJJ World Champion…

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.

Attack From The Mount To Back Control

As you and your training partners improve in BJJ, it will become increasingly necessary to apply sweeps, transitions and submissions in a combination sequence in order to control and submit your opponent. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches a transition from the mount position to back control.

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.

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…