Category: Concepts

This section is all about concepts that can be applied to Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. If you understand the concept, you can create the methods.

Jan 22

Random tips for finishing the omoplata



Dec 03

The beginning of a defensive sequence for escaping side control



Dec 01

When the elbows close, la la land soon follows



Nov 30

The layers of an effective kneetap offense

The underhook half guard without a strong knee tap would be a sad and dreary thing. Yes, you still have the kneebar, triangle, shovel sweep, and backtake, but understanding the mechanics of executing the kneetap and going for it with gusto opens the door for so much offense. I would even say that having a …

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Nov 22

Committing blatant homicide on the elbow escape

Many years ago, I discovered a small little counter to the elbow escape from mount. It’s a micro adjustment in the truest sense. And it absolutely slaughters the escape. In fact, it’s so bad that I would even call it murder in plain daylight. Let’s explore: When it comes to the elbow escape, I break …

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