Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Intermediate
Watched 5 Ways To Escape The Armbar
5 Ways To Escape The Armbar
The armbar is one of the most popular and…
Watched 3 Ways To Defend The Berimbolo
3 Ways To Defend The Berimbolo
The berimbolo is one of the most talked about…
Watched Foot Lock From Inverted Half Guard
Foot Lock From Inverted Half Guard
In order to be effective from the top position,…
Watched Choke From Side Control
Choke From Side Control
Side control is a dominant position in BJJ.  Once…
Watched Kimura Defense To Arm Bar Transition
Kimura Defense To Arm Bar Transition
In order to secure a submission against a high…
Watched Armlock From Side Control
Armlock From Side Control
Side control is a dominant position in BJJ.  The…
Watched Arm Bar From Side Control
Arm Bar From Side Control
Side control is a dominant position in BJJ.  The…
Watched 5 Takedowns For BJJ
5 Takedowns For BJJ
Takedowns are an often overlooked aspect of BJJ.  By…
Watched Butterfly Sweep With Both Hooks In Variation
Butterfly Sweep With Both Hooks In Variation
The butterfly sweep is a highly effective sweep that…
Watched Leg Drag Guard Pass To Back Control
Leg Drag Guard Pass To Back Control
From the standing open guard position there are a…
Watched Armbar From Turtle Position
Armbar From Turtle Position
From the turtle position you can work for submissions…
Watched Collar Choke From Back Control
Collar Choke From Back Control
If you are able to secure back control, you…
Watched Ezekiel Choke From Leg Drag
Ezekiel Choke From Leg Drag
When standing over your opponent in the open guard…
Watched Clock Choke
Clock Choke
The clock choke is secured from the top turtle…
Watched BJJ Flow Roll
BJJ Flow Roll
Flow rolling is a form of light, friendly sparring…
Watched Wrist Lock
Wrist Lock
Wrist locks are a joint lock submission that can…
Watched Skip Over Leg Drill
Skip Over Leg Drill
BJJ drills are one of the most important tools…
Watched Arm Drag Drill
Arm Drag Drill
BJJ drills are one of the most important tools…
Watched Transition From Single Leg To Back Control
Transition From Single Leg To Back Control
Takedowns are a valuable tool for controlling the pace…
Watched Back Control Escape To Side Control
Back Control Escape To Side Control
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched 50/50 Guard Pass
50/50 Guard Pass
The 50/50 guard is one of BJJ’s most complex…
Watched Stand Up From Back Control
Stand Up From Back Control
The back control position is one of the most…
Watched Double Leg Drag Drill
Double Leg Drag Drill
BJJ drills are one of the most important tools…
Watched Baseball Choke From Side Control
Baseball Choke From Side Control
Side control is a dominant top position in BJJ.…
Watched X Guard Sweep To Side Control
X Guard Sweep To Side Control
The X guard is one of BJJ’s highly effective…
Watched Transition From Crucifix To Reverse
Transition From Crucifix To Reverse
The crucifix is a dominant position from which you…
Watched Half Guard Pass To Side Control
Half Guard Pass To Side Control
From the half guard, the primary ojective is to…
Watched Collar Choke From Top Half Guard
Collar Choke From Top Half Guard
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu there are a wide range of…
Watched Collar Choke From Top Half Guard Variation
Collar Choke From Top Half Guard Variation
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu there are a wide range of…
Watched Leg Drag Guard Pass To Back Control
Leg Drag Guard Pass To Back Control
The leg drag guard pass is an effective technique…
Watched Closed Guard Transition To Back Control
Closed Guard Transition To Back Control
From the closed guard position, the primary objective is…
Watched Sit Up Drill
Sit Up Drill
Speed drills are one of the most effective tools…
Watched Leg Drag Guard Pass To Back Control Variation
Leg Drag Guard Pass To Back Control Variation
The leg drag guard pass is an effective technique…
Watched Arm Bar Finish Variation
Arm Bar Finish Variation
Watched Arm Bar Speed Drill
Arm Bar Speed Drill
Speed drills are one of the most effective tools…
Watched De La Riva Escape To Back Control
De La Riva Escape To Back Control
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched De La Riva Sweep To Side Control Variation
De La Riva Sweep To Side Control Variation
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Reverse Omoplata From Turtle Position
Reverse Omoplata From Turtle Position
The omoplata is a shoulder lock submission that is…
Watched Sweep From De La Riva Guard Variation
Sweep From De La Riva Guard Variation
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Triangle Lock Escape To Back Control
Triangle Lock Escape To Back Control
The triangle lock is one of the most devastating…
Watched Gi Choke To Defend The De La Riva Guard
Gi Choke To Defend The De La Riva Guard
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu there are a wide range of…
Watched Juji Gatame From Side Control
Juji Gatame From Side Control
From the top position in side control, there are…
Watched Triangle Lock Speed Drill
Triangle Lock Speed Drill
Speed drills are one of the most effective tools…
Watched Crucifix From Clock Choke
Crucifix From Clock Choke
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu there are a wide range of…
Watched Passing The De La Riva Guard
Passing The De La Riva Guard
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Defense Against Double Underhooks Pass To Sweep
Defense Against Double Underhooks Pass To Sweep
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Defense Against Double Underhooks Pass - Collar Choke
Defense Against Double Underhooks Pass - Collar Choke
Developing a strong guard is one of the key…
Watched Arm Bar From Half Guard Variation
Arm Bar From Half Guard Variation
The armbar is one of the quintessential submission holds…
Watched Arm Bar From Half Guard
Arm Bar From Half Guard
The armbar is one of the quintessential submission holds…
Watched Taking The Back From Reverse Half Guard
Taking The Back From Reverse Half Guard
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Reverse Half Guard Sweep
Reverse Half Guard Sweep
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Half Guard Pass Variation
Half Guard Pass Variation
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Deep Half Guard Sweep
Deep Half Guard Sweep
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Guard Pass To Mount Position
Guard Pass To Mount Position
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Guard Pass To Side Control
Guard Pass To Side Control
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Half Guard Pass With Collar Control
Half Guard Pass With Collar Control
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Half Guard Sweep
Half Guard Sweep
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Half Spider Guard Sweep
Half Spider Guard Sweep
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Reverse Half Guard Pass
Reverse Half Guard Pass
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Open “Leque” Guard Pass
Open “Leque” Guard Pass
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Reverse Half Guard Pass Variation
Reverse Half Guard Pass Variation
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Arm Bar From Side Control Variation 2
Arm Bar From Side Control Variation 2
The armbar is one of the quintessential submission holds…
Watched Collar Choke From Knee On Belly
Collar Choke From Knee On Belly
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu there are a wide range of…
Watched Shoulder Lock Counter
Shoulder Lock Counter
In order to be successful in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu you…
Watched Triangle Choke From Side Control
Triangle Choke From Side Control
The triangle choke is one of the most devastating…
Watched Scorpion Defense Compression Lock From Top Half Guard
Scorpion Defense Compression Lock From Top Half Guard
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Triangle Choke From De La Riva Guard
Triangle Choke From De La Riva Guard
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Surprise Attack From Guard
Surprise Attack From Guard
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Scorpion Defense Compression Lock From Top Half Guard
Scorpion Defense Compression Lock From Top Half Guard
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Triangle Choke Variation From Guard
Triangle Choke Variation From Guard
The triangle choke is one of the most devastating…
Watched Tomoe Nage To Triangle Choke
Tomoe Nage To Triangle Choke
On the higher levels of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu it becomes…
Watched Spin Tro Triangle Choke
Spin Tro Triangle Choke
The triangle choke is one of the most devastating…
Watched Spider Half Guard Sweep
Spider Half Guard Sweep
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the objective from the bottom position…
Watched Upside Guard Sweep
Upside Guard Sweep
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Hip Roll To Recover From Guard
Hip Roll To Recover From Guard
Developing a strong guard is one of the key…
Watched Flavio Canto Choke
Flavio Canto Choke
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu there are a wide range of…
Watched Deep Half Guard Transition To Back Control
Deep Half Guard Transition To Back Control
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Attack From Z Guard
Attack From Z Guard
The Z guard is one of the many guard…
Watched Arm Drag From Z Guard
Arm Drag From Z Guard
The Z guard is one of the many guard…
Watched Armbar From Upside Down Guard
Armbar From Upside Down Guard
The armbar is one of the quintessential submission holds…
Watched Armbar From Top Deep Half Guard
Armbar From Top Deep Half Guard
The armbar is one of the quintessential submission holds…
Watched Pendulum Half Guard Sweep
Pendulum Half Guard Sweep
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the objective from the bottom position…
Watched Passing The De La Riva Guard - Lapel Control
Passing The De La Riva Guard - Lapel Control
The objective from the top position is to pass…
Watched Omoplata Variation Hook The Leg
Omoplata Variation Hook The Leg
The omoplata is an excellent submission hold that can…
Watched Omoplata Transition To Mounted Triangle
Omoplata Transition To Mounted Triangle
Once you have secured a dominant position in Brazilian…
Watched Lapel Choke From Guard
Lapel Choke From Guard
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu there are a wide range of…
Watched Kouchi Gare To Ankle Pick Takedown
Kouchi Gare To Ankle Pick Takedown
An often overlooked part of a well rounded Brazilian…
Watched Knee Bar From Spider Guard
Knee Bar From Spider Guard
Leg locks are some of the most advanced submission…
Watched Half Guard Transition To Back Control Swing The Arm
Half Guard Transition To Back Control Swing The Arm
Once you have secured the half guard position on…
Watched Half Guard To Deep Half Guard Transition
Half Guard To Deep Half Guard Transition
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the objective from the bottom position…
Watched Half Guard Sweep Reverse Half Guard Counter
Half Guard Sweep Reverse Half Guard Counter
The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu…
Watched Half Guard Shin Sweep
Half Guard Shin Sweep
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the objective from the bottom position…
Watched Half Guard Pass Knee Slide Variation
Half Guard Pass Knee Slide Variation
Once you have secured the half guard position on…
Watched Half Guard Pass Knee Slide
Half Guard Pass Knee Slide
Once you have secured the half guard position on…
Watched Ezekiel Choke Lapel Variation
Ezekiel Choke Lapel Variation
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu there are a wide range of…
Watched Ezekiel Choke From Guard
Ezekiel Choke From Guard
In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu there are a wide range of…
Watched Defense To Double Underhook Pass
Defense To Double Underhook Pass
Developing a strong guard is one of the key…
Watched Defense Against Double Underhooks Pass - Double Leg Sweep
Defense Against Double Underhooks Pass - Double Leg Sweep
Developing a strong guard is one of the key…
Watched Counter To Toreando Pass
Counter To Toreando Pass
Developing a strong guard is one of the key…
Watched Collar Choke From Armbar
Collar Choke From Armbar
On the higher levels of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu it becomes…
Watched Butterfly Sweep With Both Hooks In
Butterfly Sweep With Both Hooks In
The butterfly guard is one of the many guard…
Watched Butterfly Guard Sweep Variation
Butterfly Guard Sweep Variation
The butterfly guard is one of the many guard…
Watched Butterfly Guard Sweep Combination
Butterfly Guard Sweep Combination
The butterfly guard is one of the many guard…
Watched Butterfly Guard Sweep
Butterfly Guard Sweep
The butterfly guard is one of the many guard…
Watched Arm Bar To Omoplata Transition
Arm Bar To Omoplata Transition
The armbar is one of the quintessential submission holds…
Watched Americana From Side Control
Americana From Side Control
From the top position in side control, there are…
Watched Mounted Triangle Lock
Mounted Triangle Lock
The triangle choke is a versatile submission hold that…
Watched Sweep To Triangle Lock
Sweep To Triangle Lock
The triangle choke is a versatile submission hold that…
Watched Taking The Back From Side Control
Taking The Back From Side Control
Back control is one of the most dominant positions…
Watched Arm Bar Escape Variation
Arm Bar Escape Variation
Learning to defend against and escape vulnerable positions not…
Watched Flow Drill: Omoplata, Side Control, Mount
Flow Drill: Omoplata, Side Control, Mount
Learning to skillfully counter your opponent’s movement is a…
Watched Taking The Back From Turtle Position
Taking The Back From Turtle Position
Back control is one of the most dominant positions…
Watched Guard Pass From Inverted Half Guard
Guard Pass From Inverted Half Guard
Inverted half guard, or reverse half guard, is a…
Watched Arm Bar From Side Control Variation
Arm Bar From Side Control Variation
From the top position in side control, there are…
Watched Shoulder Lock From Guard
Shoulder Lock From Guard
A critical skill when using the guard is the…
Watched Omoplata Escape
Omoplata Escape
The omoplata is a submission technique that uses the…
Watched Half Guard Sweep Trapping The Leg
Half Guard Sweep Trapping The Leg
The half guard is a useful transitional position from…
Watched Side Control Escape To Take the Back
Side Control Escape To Take the Back
From bottom position in side control, you must focus…
Watched Kimura From Side Control
Kimura From Side Control
From the top position in side control, you have…
Watched Paper Cut Choke From Side Control
Paper Cut Choke From Side Control
From the top position in side control, you have…
Watched Armbar From Side Control
Armbar From Side Control
From the top position in side control, you have…
Watched Attack From The Mount To Back Control
Attack From The Mount To Back Control
As you and your training partners improve in BJJ,…
Watched Attack From The Mount: Armbar
Attack From The Mount: Armbar
As you and your partner improve in BJJ, it…
Watched Attack From The Mount: Armbar Variation
Attack From The Mount: Armbar Variation
When attacking the neck with the collar choke from…
Watched Arm Triangle
Arm Triangle
The arm triangle is a versatile submission hold that…
Watched Full Mount Collar Choke From Knee On Belly Position
Full Mount Collar Choke From Knee On Belly Position
The collar choke can be applied from multiple positions.…
Watched Arm Bar From Knee On Belly Position
Arm Bar From Knee On Belly Position
The arm bar can be applied from multiple positions.…
Watched Collar Choke From Knee On Belly Position
Collar Choke From Knee On Belly Position
The collar choke can be applied from multiple positions.…
Watched North-South Collar Choke From Knee On Belly Position
North-South Collar Choke From Knee On Belly Position
The collar choke can be applied from multiple positions.…
Watched Taking The Back From Guard
Taking The Back From Guard
Transitioning from the guard position to back control is…
Watched The Kick Over Sweep
The Kick Over Sweep
Many sweeps from guard involve positioning yourself beneath your…
Watched Transition From Mount To Side Mount Stranglehold
Transition From Mount To Side Mount Stranglehold
As you and your partner improve in BJJ, you…
Watched Defense To Shoulder Grab
Defense To Shoulder Grab
The shoulder grab is a hostile gesture that is…
Watched Defense Against Double Lapel Grab
Defense Against Double Lapel Grab
An aggressor stands in front of you and grabs…
Watched Hip Escape Drill
Hip Escape Drill
Effectively managing the space between yourself and your opponent…
Watched Omoplata
Omoplata
The omoplata is a submission technique that uses the…
Watched Defense Against Hands On Chest
Defense Against Hands On Chest
A physical aggressor will often try to intimidate a…
Watched How To Stand Up From The Ground
How To Stand Up From The Ground
An expert in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is extremely effective at…
Watched Arm Inside Sweep
Arm Inside Sweep
From the guard position, your attacking options are generally…
Watched Arm Inside Armbar
Arm Inside Armbar
The “arm bar” is a straight arm lock that…
Watched Collar Choke From Side Control
Collar Choke From Side Control
The collar choke from side control is a great…
Watched Knee On Belly Position
Knee On Belly Position
The knee on belly position is a versatile top…
Watched Defense Against The Arm Inside Guillotine Choke
Defense Against The Arm Inside Guillotine Choke
A common counter to the double leg takedown is…
Watched Kimura From North South Position
Kimura From North South Position
The “kimura” is a powerful bent arm lock that…
Watched Helicopter Armbar
Helicopter Armbar
Commonly when an attacker stands up inside your guard,…
Watched Headlock Escape To Armbar
Headlock Escape To Armbar
In this head lock escape lesson, an attacker pins…
Watched Counter To Rear Mount Foot Lock
Counter To Rear Mount Foot Lock
When an opponent controls your back and holds you…
Watched From Side Control To Mount Hip Switching Method
From Side Control To Mount Hip Switching Method
Advancing from one position to a better position is…
Watched From Side Control To Mount Knee Slide Method
From Side Control To Mount Knee Slide Method
Advancing from one position to a better position is…
Watched Half Guard Sweep Using Lapel Grip
Half Guard Sweep Using Lapel Grip
The half guard is a useful transitional position from…
Watched Half Guard To Hook Sweep
Half Guard To Hook Sweep
The half guard is a useful transitional position from…
Watched Ankle Lock From Open Guard
Ankle Lock From Open Guard
If an opponent stands up when attempting to pass…
Watched Stacking The Guard To Ankle Lock
Stacking The Guard To Ankle Lock
Ankle locks can be used from a variety of…
Watched Taking The Back From North South Position
Taking The Back From North South Position
Advancing from the north south position to taking the…
Watched The Achilles Ankle Lock
The Achilles Ankle Lock
Ankle locks can be used from a variety of…
Watched Toe Hold From North South Position
Toe Hold From North South Position
When controlling an opponent from a dominant position, opportunities…
Watched The Handstand Sweep
The Handstand Sweep
From the closed guard position, the handstand sweep allows…
Watched Knee Bar From Side Control
Knee Bar From Side Control
Many opportunities for submissions become available when you control…
Watched Lapel Choke From Side Control
Lapel Choke From Side Control
From the top position in side control, there are…
Watched Pressing Arm Lock From Side Control
Pressing Arm Lock From Side Control
Another method for attacking the elbow joint is to…
Watched Samurai Choke From Knee On Stomach Position
Samurai Choke From Knee On Stomach Position
The knee on stomach position is an advantageous position…

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, BJJ No Gi World Champion Takeo Tani teaches the pressing arm lock from side control.