Category Archive: Techniques

I'm going to share some technique with you. Hopefully you'll find something that it is helpful.

May 03

The Demara Closed Guard Attack System Using The Lapel

Lapel Armbar

Nowadays, closed guard isn’t given all that much fanfare. That isn’t because the position is obsolete. It’s still LETHAL. It’s just a question of your investment. If you put time into the position, you’ll get results from it. And I’m going to give you some more tools to play with. The three attacks you’ll learn in this …

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Apr 25

Applications of Limb Control with an Uncommon Grip Combination

Limbcontrol

Within Jiu-jitsu, one-to-many relationships exist. They’re specific concepts, movements, and grips that can be applied in more than one situation. And when you start to recognize them, it speeds up your learning process. Today, I’m going to share three techniques that came from three different sources, but they all have a unifying element. The grip …

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Apr 20

How You Can Improve Your Push Pull Triangle from Closed Guard

pushpulltriangle

The push pull triangle was the one of the first attacks I ever learned from closed guard. It’s simple, and it works. That’s what makes it great. But no matter what the technique, or how simple it may seem, there is room for improvement. Small adjustments can made to improve the technique and make it …

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Mar 27

How to Use Turtle Guard Attacks Even When Your Guard Has Already Been Passed

turtleescape

Would you like to increase your ability to escape from side control by adding more tools to your arsenal? If so, this is the right place to be. Turtle guard has traditionally been used to prevent guard passes. But it’s still possible to transition there even if you’ve lost the battle to retain your guard, and …

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Mar 27

Mount Offensive System I: Cross Choke, Armbar and Triangle

mountoffenseI

Do you want to improve your finish rate on top of mount? If so, this is the right place to be. We’re going to do a deep dive on an effective and basic offensive system for mount. It cycles through the cross choke, armbar and triangle in a flow that makes sense. And I’m going …

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Feb 17

Tornado Omoplata, Triangle and Armbar from Lasso Guard

tornadoomoplata

One of things that many people have said to me over the years is that I shouldn’t be able to move the way I do. The way I move is unexpected because of my size. And it all started with a desire to learn a cool technique when I was a white belt. I wanted …

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