Arm Triangle Choke

From the top mount position, you can work to finish a fight via TKO or submission.  Depending upon how your opponent defends on bottom, you can transition among a wide range of attacks.  In this video, ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki teaches the arm triangle choke.

Standing Palm To Palm Choke

When your opponent makes a bad takedown attempt, it is an excellent time for you to attack for submissions.  Failed takedowns often leave the opponent’s neck open for chokes.  In this video, ONE Championship Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki teaches the standing palm to palm choke.

Attacking The Back From Turtle Position

The top turtle position is a dominant position in MMA.  Once you have secured the turtle position, you can land powerful strikes and attack for submissions.  In this video, UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael dos Anjos teaches a back attack from the turtle position.

Clinch Defense Against The Cage

Cage work is a skill that is unique to the sport of MMA.  When your back is against the cage you must be able to defend against takedowns and dirty boxing.  You must also learn to be offensive against the cage.  In this video, UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael dos…

Half Guard Transition To Back Control

From the bottom half guard position, the objective is to work for a sweep and escape from underneath your opponent.  In this video, UFC Lightweight World Champion teaches a transition from bottom half guard to back control.

Arm Triangle From Top Half Guard

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. From inside the opponent’s half guard, there are a number of highly effective submission attacks that can be used. In this video, UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael dos Anjos teaches an arm triangle…

3 Takedown Defenses For MMA

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  A well rounded MMA fighter should be able to wrestle offensively and defensively.  Solid defense against wrestling takedowns is a critical skill for every fighter.  In this video, ONE superstar Mark Striegl teaches 3 of his favourite takedown defenses.

Single Leg Defense Against The Cage

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  A well rounded MMA fighter should be able to wrestle offensively and defensively.  Solid defense against wrestling takedowns is a critical skill for every fighter.  In this video, UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael dos Anjos teaches single leg takedown defense against…

Double Jab Setup To Takedown

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  A well rounded MMA fighter should be able to wrestle offensively and defensively.  Mastery of a few basic wrestling takedowns will go a long way in MMA.  In this video, UFC top contender Tyron Woodley teaches one of his favourite setups…

Ground And Pound From Full Guard

Once you have secured the top position, you can begin working your ground and pound.  In MMA, you can do a lot of damage inside an opponent’s guard by utilising ground and pound techniques.  In this video, UFC top contender Tyron Woodley teaches ground and pound techniques from full guard.

Arm Bar From Turtle Position

The arm bar is one of the most common submissions in MMA.  There are a wide range of setups and positions from which you can attack for the arm bar.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches the arm bar from the turtle position.

Head Outside Single Leg Takedown To Ground And Pound

Takedowns play a critical role in MMA.  If your opponent holds the advantage in striking then you will need to utilise takedowns to neutralise his/her strengths.  There are also a lot of opportunities to transition from takedowns into submissions and ground and pound.  In this video, ONE Championship superstar Jake…

Head Outside Single To Double Leg Finish

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  A well rounded fighter must be able to wrestle both offensively and defensively.  The superior wrestler will hold the advantage of determining where the fight takes place.  In this video, ONE Championship World Champion Ben Askren teaches one of his favourite…

Head Outside Single To Dump Finish

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  A well rounded fighter must be able to wrestle both offensively and defensively.  The superior wrestler will hold the advantage of determining where the fight takes place.  In this video, ONE Championship World Champion Ben Askren teaches one of his favourite…

Head Outside Single To Taking The Back

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  A well rounded fighter must be able to wrestle both offensively and defensively.  The superior wrestler will hold the advantage of determining where the fight takes place.  In this video, ONE Championship World Champion Ben Askren teaches one of his favourite…

Head Outside Single To Crack Down Finish

In order to be successful in modern day MMA, the ability to wrestle both offensively and defensively is an absolute necessity.  The development of a strong wrestling base will pay great dividends in MMA.  In this video, top UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley teaches one of his favourite takedowns for…

Over And Under To Inside Trip

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  A well rounded fighter must be able to wrestle both offensively and defensively.  The superior wrestler will hold the advantage of determining where the fight takes place.  In this video, ONE Championship World Champion Ben Askren teaches one of his favourite…

Crotch Rocket Mat Return

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  A well rounded fighter must be able to wrestle both offensively and defensively.  The superior wrestler will hold the advantage of determining where the fight takes place.  In this video, ONE Championship World Champion Ben Askren teaches one of his favourite…

Body Lock To Step Around Throw To Front Headlock

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  A well rounded fighter must be able to wrestle both offensively and defensively.  The superior wrestler will hold the advantage of determining where the fight takes place.  In this video, ONE Championship World Champion Ben Askren teaches one of his favourite…

Body Lock To Step Around Throw To Inside Trip

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines in MMA.  A well rounded fighter must be able to wrestle both offensively and defensively.  The superior wrestler will hold the advantage of determining where the fight takes place.  In this video, ONE Championship World Champion Ben Askren teaches one of his favourite…

Front Choke

MMA submissions are largely derived from BJJ and no-gi grappling.  The front choke is a variation on the standard guillotine.  It is highly effective against an aggressive opponent that is working for takedowns.  In this video, ONE Championship World Champion Shinya Aoki teaches the front choke.

D’arce Choke From Side Control

The side control position is a dominant position in MMA.  Once you have secured side control, it is time to begin landing strikes and hunting for submissions.  In this video, ONE Championship superstar and BJJ World Champion Herbert Burns teaches a D’arce choke from side control.

5 Striking Set Ups To A Takedown

Wrestling is one of the primary disciplines that has been proven effective in the sport of MMA.  A well rounded mixed martial artist must have a strong wrestling game, both offensive and defensive.  By controlling the wrestling of a fight, a fighter has complete control of where the fight will…

5 Submissions From Back Control

Back control is a dominant position from which a fight can be quickly finished.  If you are able to secure the back control position in MMA, it is critical that you attack for a fight ending submission.  In this video, ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki teaches 5 of his…