Understand The Counters To Common Berimbolo Defenses | Technique Showcase
Mar 20, 2021In the last decade, the berimbolo has grown from a specialist technique to a must-have, especially among competitors in the lower weight classes.
Learn One Of Hulk's Best Takedowns From An Olympian | Technique Showcase
Feb 13, 2021The the drop seoi nage, is one of the most commonly used takedowns among some of the best heavyweights. But the traditional version of the throw is not without its faults. The textbook variation of the throw requires the attacker to turn his back to his opponent, giving the defender an opening to counter.
Secrets of Elite Footlockers: Mikey, Isaac & More | Technique Showcase
Jan 30, 2021With all the buzz around heel hooks and the focus on no-gi oriented leglocks, it’s easy to forget how powerful the straight ankle lock can be. The footlock is more than a way to earn the favor of the judges or score an advantage in a close match. When applied correctly, it’s a powerful submission responsible for some of the most brutal-looking breaks in jiu-jitsu.
Guillotine Masterclass, Featuring Hinger, Combs & More | Technique Showcase
Jan 22, 2021Few 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.
Forgotten Cross Choke Details, As Shown By Lovato Jr. | Technique Showcase
Dec 24, 2020The 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, 2020Jon “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 Rear Triangle: Key Concepts Of Kaynan's New Weapon | Technique Showcase
Dec 6, 2020Kaynan 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.
A Guide To Agility For Heavyweights | Technique Showcase
Nov 14, 2020Competitors 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.
Crucial Details From The Best K-Guard Players | Technique Showcase
Nov 7, 2020The K-guard has become a favorite position for backtake specialists and leg lockers alike over the last few years. Sometimes called the keymaster guard or shallow X-guard, the position is best recognized as the root of the illustrious matrix backtake.
Keys To Pressure Passing For Lighter Grapplers | Technique Showcase
Nov 1, 2020The elite competitors of the lightest weight divisions are often revered for their impassible guards and their abilities to take their opponents’ backs from anywhere. Roosterweights, light featherweights, and featherweights like Mikey Musumeci, Paulo Miyao, and Mayssa Bastos are back attack artists who rely on intricate guards and techniques to get behind their opponents.
The Official FloGrappling Leg Entanglement Encyclopedia
Oct 21, 2020Now that the IBJJF will be allowing heel hooks in 2021, it's time to brush up on your leglock knowledge. There are several leg entanglements, and most of them have a variety of names. Need to refine on your terminology? The official FloGrappling leg entanglement reference guide is here!
Learn To Pass Guard Like Renato Canuto
Mar 24, 2020Renato Canuto is notorious for his high energy ability to pass guard. He is an absolute nightmare to deal with and he makes even the most advanced guard players look elementary. In this breakdown, we take a deep dive into the key techniques which make up his world-class guard passing system for you to learn at home.
Private Seminar: Buchecha's Technique Masterclass
Mar 18, 2020Multiple-time world champion Marcus Buchecha travels to a private BJJ camp in Ibiza, Spain. There he meets up with fellow World champ Felipe Pena to put on a masterclass for a select few.
Troubleshooting The Over-Under Pass With Claudia Do Val
Jul 24, 2019One of the best way to shut down a flexible and dynamic guard is to use focused pressure and precise grips.
How Jiu-Jitsu Masters Train: Advice From The Over 30s
Aug 29, 2018Masters Worlds was an incredible celebration of how jiu-jitsu really is a life-long past time. With competitors from the age of 30 to 70 on the mats, we got to see how the arte suave can be adapted for people of all shapes, sizes and yes, ages too.