Ezekiel Choke From Leg Drag

When standing over your opponent in the open guard position, the first objective is to pass the guard into side control.  If you are successful in securing side control, you can begin to look for submissions.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches a leg drag to Ezekiel…

Wrist Lock

Wrist locks are a joint lock submission that can be applied from a variety of positions.  Although they are not the highest percentage submission in BJJ, they are nonetheless effective when used correctly.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches a wrist lock submission from side control.

Skip Over Leg Drill

BJJ drills are one of the most important tools in developing skills. By simple repitition of BJJ’s fundamental movements you create habits and movement patterns that will enhance your game. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches the skip over leg drill.

Arm Drag Drill

BJJ drills are one of the most important tools in developing skills. By simple repitition of BJJ’s fundamental movements you create habits and movement patterns that will enhance your game. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches the arm drag drill.

Scorpion Defense Compression Lock From Top Half Guard

The objective from the top position is to pass the opponent’s guard into the side control or mount position. You may also work for submissions from the top position. In this video, you will learn a compression lock from top half guard.

Scorpion Defense Compression Lock From Top Half Guard

The objective from the top position is to pass the opponent’s guard into the side control or mount position. You may also work for submissions from the top position. In this video, you will learn a compression lock from top half guard.

Hip Roll To Recover From Guard

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…

Flavio Canto Choke

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu there are a wide range of chokeholds that can be used to secure a submission and finish a fight. Depending on the position you are in, there are effective techniques that use the opponent’s gi to secure the choke. In this video, you will learn the Flavio…

Armbar From Top Deep Half Guard

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 top deep…

Pendulum Half Guard Sweep

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the objective from the bottom position is to either secure a submission or use a sweep in order to reverse positions on the opponent. Depending on the position of the opponent there are a number of effective sweeps that can be used to reverse position and secure…

Half Guard Shin Sweep

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the objective from the bottom position is to either secure a submission or use a sweep in order to reverse positions on the opponent. Depending on the position of the opponent there are a number of effective sweeps that can be used to reverse position and secure…

Counter To Toreando 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…

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 Variation

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 Combination

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…

Mounted Triangle Lock

The triangle choke is a versatile submission hold that can be applied from many positions. It also combines well with other submissions such as the omoplata and arm bar. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates an entry into a mounted triangle lock from the mount position.

Sweep To Triangle Lock

The triangle choke is a versatile submission hold that can be applied from many positions. It also combines well with other submissions such as the omoplata and arm bar. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates how to apply a triangle choke in combination with the ankle grab…

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…

Arm Bar Escape Variation

Learning to defend against and escape vulnerable positions not only gives a BJJ practitioner great confidence, but is a critical component of BJJ as a self-defense system. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a method for escaping an arm bar submission.

Flow Drill: Omoplata, Side Control, Mount

Learning to skillfully counter your opponent’s movement is a critical aspect of BJJ. Applying counters effectively with proper timing will improve your efficiency, enable you to survive dangerous submission attacks and escape disadvantageous positions. Understanding the counter to a technique will also strength your own ability to apply that technique,…

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…

Guard Pass From Inverted Half Guard

Inverted half guard, or reverse half guard, is a top half guard position that creates alternative methods for pressurizing your opponent to help advance your position. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a pass from inverted half guard to establish side control.

Arm Bar From Side Control Variation

From the top position in side control, there are many submission holds you can use to finish an opponent. As you gain experience, you will begin to recognize more submission opportunities as they arise based on the movements of your opponent. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates…