Guillotine Masterclass, Featuring Hinger, Combs & More | Technique Showcase
Jan 22, 2021
Few techniques carry a personal stamp the way guillotines do. Guillotine artists have often found ways to put their own spin on the front headlock, and to make their variations integral to their personal brands.
The Best Of American Jiu-Jitsu: Every American IBJJF & ADCC World Champion
Dec 28, 2020
Whether or not you believe in “American Jiu-Jitsu” exists separate from “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,” several individual Americans have made their marks on the world of submission grappling. If in no other way, Americans have at least impacted the history books.
Who Is The American G.O.A.T?
Dec 26, 2020
Our newest FloFilm, "American Jiu-Jitsu," will premiere on Wednesday, December 23rd. Reid Connell attempts to dive into the origins of jiu-jitsu in the USA and where it's going. Watch the trailer here -
Forgotten Cross Choke Details, As Shown By Lovato Jr. | Technique Showcase
Dec 24, 2020
The cross choke is one of the most fundamental submissions in jiu-jitsu. But it’s rarely applied successfully at the highest levels of competition.
Vagner Rocha's Rock-Solid Leg Lock Defense, Explained | Technique Showcase
Dec 20, 2020
Jon “Thor” Blank attacked [person: Vagner Rocha] with a barrage of leg lock attempts at Who’s Number One: Duarte vs Vieira. For the most part, Rocha kept out of danger through the 15-minute match.
The Hit List: Roberto Jimenez vs Dante Leon
Dec 7, 2020
Who's Number One (WNO) returns with a huge card to end the year on December 11th, with WNO: Kaynan Duarte vs Rodolfo Vieira. As always, WNO contains a stacked card from start to finish, with a focus not only on the biggest fights in the sports but showcasing the most promising and exciting young talent in the game.
Is Mayssa Bastos On Track To Be One Of The All-Time Greats?
Dec 6, 2020
23 year old Mayssa Bastos of GF Team has already conquered nearly every possible title in the sport, even with losing most of her second year at black belt to the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently ranked first at strawweight in no-gi and roosterweight in the gi, Mayssa is a Worlds and Pans champion at black belt in both gi and no-gi competition.
The Rear Triangle: Key Concepts Of Kaynan's New Weapon | Technique Showcase
Dec 6, 2020
Kaynan Duarte may have been testing out some new tricks during his double-gold medal run at No-Gi Pans in November. He submitted four of his five opponents, remarkably, with the same submission each time.
Rodolfo Vieira Is A Legend, How Does Kaynan Duarte Compare? | Power Ratings
Dec 4, 2020
A truly great grappler is not only defined by the number of titles they have collected, but also the opponents they’ve beaten to earn those titles.
Jon "Thor" Blank Was A Part-Time Grappler When He Made The ADCC Semifinals
Dec 3, 2020
Until recently, Jon “Thor” Blank was working a full time job as an electrician. He had to use some of his last vacation days in 2019 to compete in ADCC, where he made a name for himself with an opening round submission over Rustam Chsiev. He went on to beat Murilo Santana, before losing in the semifinals, taking fourth in the 88 kg division.
The Most Popular Submissions At IBJJF No-Gi Pans | Grappling By The Numbers
Dec 2, 2020
If the 2020 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships is any indication, chokes are the most highly-favored submission type among grapplers in the IBJJF no-gi format. But that could soon change.
10th Planet's Silent Assassin, Grace Gundrum Has A Secret Weapon For WNO
Dec 2, 2020
Anyone who has trained with Grace Gundrum will tell you. She absorbs technical knowledge. She listens to feedback from her coaches, JM Holland and Zach Maslany, and incorporates new moves and ideas seamlessly into her game.
Proof That Rodolfo Vieira Is The Most Dangerous Grappler in MMA (Seriously)
Dec 2, 2020
Once in a generation an athlete will appear and do the unthinkable. Barriers will be broken, records will be set and names will be written into history books.
Jacob Couch Is The Hillbilly Hammer of Jiu-Jitsu
Nov 26, 2020
Jacob Couch, aka 'The Hillbilly Hammer', claimed instant fame when he first appeared on the documentary, Daisy Fresh: An American Jiu-Jitsu Story in Episode 3.
A Guide To Agility For Heavyweights | Technique Showcase
Nov 14, 2020
Competitors at the heaviest weight classes are often associated with heavy, unidirectional passing. We often see the heavy, super heavy, and ultra heavyweights forcing their ways into their opponents half guards and then slowly grinding forward to earn a pass.