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…

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…

Arm Bar To Full Mount Transition

Arm Bar To Full Mount Transition – Dos Anjos & Pucci Difficulty level: 6 Description: 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Half Guard Sweep

From the bottom position in MMA, the objective is to sweep the opponent, secure a submission, or stand back up. From the half guard position, a fighter will often try to sweep their opponent off their base to secure top position. In this video, UFC top contender Rafael dos Anjos…

Half Guard Transition To Back Control

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, you can work for submissions, ground and pound, or try to advance to a more dominant position. In this video, UFC top contender Rafael dos Anjos…