3 Ways To Escape The Triangle Lock

The triangle lock is one of the most popular and commonly used submission attacks.  If you are training in submission grappling then it is inevitable that you will find yourself defending against a triangle lock.  You must be able to not only attack offensively for triangle locks, but also be…

Single Leg Defense Variation

Takedowns and takedown defense are critical skill sets in submission grappling. By controlling takedowns, you are able to determine whether you will attack from the top or bottom position.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Herbert Burns teaches a highly effective defense against the single leg takedown.

Foot Lock From Single Leg Defense

Takedowns and takedown defense are critical skill sets in submission grappling. By controlling takedowns, you are able to determine whether you will attack from the top or bottom position.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Herbert Burns teaches a transition from single leg takedown defense to a foot lock submission.

Side Control To Mount & Armbar Transition

From the side control position, you can begin to work for submissions or advance to the mount position. If you are able to secure the mount, there are a wide range of effective submissions you can attack for. In this video, BJJ Champion Gamal Hassan teaches a side control to…

Triangle Lock To Neck Crank Transition

The triangle lock is one of the most effective submissions in submission grappling. There are a wide range of setups and transitions that can be used to finish the fight with the triangle lock. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches a triangle lock to neck crank transition.

Arm Bar From Closed Guard

From the closed guard position there are a wide range of submission attacks and sweeps. The arm bar is one of the most effective submissions. In this video, Submission Grappling World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches an arm bar from closed guard.

Single Leg Defense

Takedowns are a critical skill set in every submission grappler’s arsenal. In addition to offensive takedowns, you must also be able to defend against takedowns. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches defense to the single leg takedown.

Full Guard To Back Control Transition

From the full guard position you can work for submissions and sweeps. You must also defend against the opponent’s guard passes. There are also techniques to take the opponent’s back. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches a transition from full guard to back control.

Mount To Back Control Transition

From the top mount position there are a wide range of submissions that can be utilized. In situations when the opponent has strong defense, it can be smart to transition to the back control position. From back control there are a wide range of additional submissions that you can attack…

Transition From Half Guard To Back Control

From the bottom half guard position, the objective is to prevent the opponent’s pass while also working to sweep the opponent or regain the full guard. There are also techniques to transition from half guard to back control. In this video, BJJ Champion Almiro Barros teaches a transition from half…

Knee Lock From Top Half Guard

From the top half guard position, you can work to pass for a more dominant position. There are also submissions that you can attack for from top half guard. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches a knee lock from the top half guard position.

Triangle Choke From Guard

From the guard position there are a wide range of submissions that can be applied. The triangle choke is one of the most effective. The triangle choke is applied by encircling the opponent’s neck and arm with both legs in a form similar to the shape of a triangle. In…

Side Control To Mount Transition

From the side control position, you can begin to work for submissions or advance to the mount position. If you are able to secure the mount, there are a wide range of effective submissions you can attack for. In this video, BJJ Champion Gamal Hassan teaches a side control to…

Taking The Back From Turtle Position

The turtle position is a dominant position in grappling from which there are many options to attack. One of the most effective attacks from turtle position is to take the opponent’s back. In this video, BJJ Champion Almiro Barros teaches how to take the back from turtle position.

Guillotine Choke

The guillotine choke is a very effective and high percentage submission. The choke is applied by using the arms to encircle the opponent’s neck. In this video, Submission Grappling World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches the guillotine choke.

Taking The Back From Top Half Guard

The first objective from the top position is to pass the opponent’s guard into a dominant position. From top half guard you can advance to side control, mount, or back control. In this video, BJJ Champion Almiro Barros teaches how to take the back from top half guard.

Passing The Butterfly Guard

The first objective from the top position is to pass the opponent’s guard into a dominant position. The butterfly guard can be one of the trickiest guards to pass. In this video, BJJ Champion Almiro Barros teaches how to pass the butterfly guard.

Closed Guard To Back Control Transition

From the closed guard position there are a wide range of submission attacks and sweeps. There are also techniques to transition to back control from the closed guard. In this video, Submission Grappling World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a closed guard to back control transition.

Calf Slicer

The calf slicer is a compression lock submission that puts a tremendous amount of pressure on the opponent’s calf muscle.  In this video, BJJ World Champion and ONE Championship superstar Herbert Burns teaches a calf slicer submission.

Getting Started

In this video, MMA Champion Mitch “The Dragon” Chilson of the Evolve Fight Team provides an introduction on getting started at Evolve University.