Side Control To Crucifix Mount

Once you have secured side control, the next step is to advance your position so that you can begin landing strikes and attack for submissions.  In MMA, the crucifix mount is one of the most devastating top positions.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches how to move from…

Guard Pass

Once you have secured the top position, the next step is to advance your position by passing the opponent’s guard.  In MMA, it is important that you make use of strikes to soften the opponent’s defense and open their guard.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches a…

Single Leg Counter Variation

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  In order to succeed, you must be able to not only initiate takedowns, but also defend against your opponent’s takedown attempts.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches defense against the single leg takedown.