Ground & Pound Against The Cage Controlling One Leg

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. When the opponent is against the cage there are cage specific techniques that can be used. In this video, US Olympian and Head Coach of the Evolve Fight Team, Heath Sims, teaches…

Side Control – Elbow On Chest

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. You can also work to advance your position. In this video, US Olympian and Head Coach of the Evolve Fight Team, Heath Sims, teaches a side control technique for MMA.

Side Control Trap The Arm

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. You can also work to advance your position. In this video, US Olympian and Head Coach of the Evolve Fight Team, Heath Sims, teaches a control technique from the side control position.

Turtle Position To Crucifix

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. You can also work to advance your position. In this video, US Olympian and Head Coach of the Evolve Fight Team, Heath Sims, teaches how to secure the crucifix from the turtle…

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…

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.

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…

Ground & Pound Against The Cage Elevating The Leg

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. When the opponent is against the cage there are cage specific techniques that can be used. In this video, US Olympian and Head Coach of the Evolve Fight Team, Heath Sims, teaches…

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…

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 top contender Rafael dos Anjos teaches an arm triangle…

Ground & Pound From Side Control

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. You can also work to advance your position. In this video, US Olympian and Head Coach of the Evolve Fight Team, Heath Sims, teaches ground and pound from the side control position.

Head Outside Single Leg Takedown To Lift Finish

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, Evolve Fight Team member and NCAA Division 1 wrestler Jake Butler teaches a single leg takedown.

Attacking The Back From Turtle Position

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. You must be able to move fluidly from strikes to submissions while maintaining a dominant position. In this video, UFC top contender Rafael dos Anjos teaches how to attack the back from…

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…

Side Control Escape From Double Leg

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 a defensive escape against the double leg takedown.

Clinch Defense Against The Cage

The cage is one of MMA’s very unique attributes. A good fighter must know how to use the cage for their benefit. It is very dangerous to have your back against the cage, and it is very important that you learn defense for this position. In this video, UFC top…

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…

Closed Guard Defense To Omoplata & Triangle Lock Finish

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. From inside the opponent’s guard, you can use punches and elbow strikes to cause significant damage. However, you must also be aware of your opponent’s submission opportunities and how to properly defend…

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.

Turtle Position Control For Ground & Pound

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. You can also work to advance your position. In this video, US Olympian and Head Coach of the Evolve Fight Team, Heath Sims, teaches ground and pound from the turtle position.

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…

Guard Pass Setup To Elbow Strike

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. From inside the opponent’s guard, you can use punches and elbow strikes to cause significant damage. In this video, UFC top contender Rafael dos Anjos teaches a guard pass setup to a…

Turtle Position Control For Ground & Pound Trapping The Arm

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. You can also work to advance your position. In this video, US Olympian and Head Coach of the Evolve Fight Team, Heath Sims, teaches ground and pound from the turtle position.