Arm Drag Guard

Arm Drag Guard // Private seminar

The arm drag guard is a simple but highly effective attacking position from closed guard. Once you have set up the position, there are numerous submission and sweeping opportunities depending on your opponents reaction. This was a private seminar taught at Masters Academy in Loughton. Here is exactly what’s covered: 0:00 – Set Up and […]

Lumberjack Sweep Series

Lumberjack Sweep Series

The Lumberjack sweep is a very old school sweep, however, that doesn’t mean it’s not effective. The Lumberjack sweep can be a very useful additional to your arsenal as it is very low risk but difficult to defend. In the video below, you’ll learn two variations of the basic sweep, and three ways to follow […]

The Belly Down Under Pass Defence

The Belly Down Under Pass Defence

The Over-Under and Double Under are two of the most common passes in Jiu Jitsu. As a result, you need a reliable way to defend against them. This video covers one of my favourite ways to counter the under pass position. It’s a technique I first saw Leo Vieira use and is a great way […]

Guest Expert #3: Injury Prevention For BJJ With Rosi Sexton

Guest Expert #3: Injury Prevention For BJJ With Rosi Sexton

It’s an unfortunate fact about training grappling sports, but at some point, you’re going to pick up an injury. Having said that, there are things you can do to help prevent serious injuries and prolong your Jiu Jitsu lifespan. To help you get started, I sat down with Rosi Sexton to discuss all things to […]

Knee Shield Kimuras

Knee Shield Kimuras

The Kimura is one of the most popular attacks from the half guard. However, there is a big problem with the way many people set up this technique as they lose control of the distance. That means if your attack fails your opponent will be in a strong position to apply pressure and pass. This […]

Quick Points: Collar Drags & Ankle Picks

Quick Points: Collar Drags & Ankle Picks

The ability to score quick points can be crucial in the result of a closely contested match. Collar Drags and Ankle Picks are two great ways to score points when there is limited time on the clock and nothing to lose. This video covers several variations of each of those techniques. Here’s exactly what’s covered: […]

Half Guard Pressure Passing


It can be incredibly difficult to control the upper body of a skilled half guard player. Rather than try and fight your way through their frame, you can control their hips and pressure pass their half guard. The video below covers the basic body positioning, how to free the leg, and the most important finishes. […]

Takedowns From Collar & Wrist Tie Up

Takedowns From Collar & Wrist Tie Up

The Collar Tie Up is one of the strongest grips in wrestling. A good collar tie will give you control over your opponent’s movement, balance, and prevent them from being able to shoot on you. This video covers a sequence of attacks off the collar tie and wrist grip, plus some counter takedowns when your […]

6 Common Leg Drag Mistakes And How To Fix Them

When you first learn the leg drag it can be confusing. However, once you understand it, the leg drag is a very powerful passing position. In this video Chelsea and Tom breakdown 6 common leg drag mistakes they regularly see and how to fix them. The 6 Common Mistakes #1. Not smashing the hips #2. […]

Attacks Off The Snap Down

The Snap Down is one of the simplest techniques in wrestling and is incredibly effect attack against an opponent who has weak posture. This video covers some variations of the snap down plus several ways to attack your opponent off the snap down. Here’s exactly what’s covered: Basic Wrestling Stance (0:00 – 0:42) The Basic […]

RWT Guest Expert #2: 3×10 Strength and Conditioning with Jamie Aphro

The second RWT guest expert is Jamie Aphro of Jiu Jitsu 3×10. Jamie has been training BJJ athletes for over 9 years. In that time, he has worked with many top BJJ players like Braulio and Victor Estima, but most recently Jamie started a BJJ specific strength and conditioning programme called Jiu Jitsu 3×10. This webinar covers […]

The Floating Pass

The Floating Pass

The Floating Pass is a fantastic way to force your opponent to carry your weight and learn how to use leg work to pass the guard. The key to making this style of passing work is get the correct body positioning, and to learn how to use your legs and hips to pass. This video […]

Sleeve Grip Sweeps // X Guard (DMA 2018)

One of the most common ways your opponent will counter your sweeps from the X Guard is by posting their arms. This can make it difficult to complete an attack. However, due to the positioning of the X Guard, it is relatively easy to tie up your opponent’s arms prior to a sweep. If they […]

Standing Sweeps // X Guard (DMA 2018)

The X Guard was made famous by Marcelo Garcia and is a fantastic guard for both Gi and No Gi. The power of the X guard comes from being underneath your opponent, this has two effects. Firstly, it makes it incredibly difficult for your opponent to put your weight down on you and secondly, it […]

Positioning & Fast Sweeps // X Guard Sweeps (DMA 2018)

The X Guard was made famous by Marcelo Garcia and is a fantastic guard for both Gi and No Gi. The power of the X guard comes from being underneath your opponent, this has two effects. Firstly, it makes it incredibly difficult for your opponent to put your weight down on you and secondly, it […]

Knee Slide / Stack / Leg Drag Flow

The ability to connect techniques is one of the most importanct elements to success in Jiu Jitsu. In this video, you’ll learn to connect three different passes in response to your opponents defence. Here’s exactly what’s covered: Pulling Collar & Sleeve (0:00 – 0:52) Breaking De La Riva Grips (0:52 – 2:03) Setting Up Knee […]

Under Pass Variations

The Over Under Pass is one of the best pressure passes in Jiu Jitsu, particularly when you can use it to pass both sides of your opponennts guard. In this video, you’ll learn how to combine the Over and Under passes, and counter some of the common defences your opponent will use. Here’s exactly what’s […]

Three Ways To Compete The Single Leg Takedown

The Single Leg takedown is one of the most important takedown’s in Jiu Jitsu. The reason for this is the single leg is used in many different situations and can be combined with many other attacks. In this video, you’ll learn the correct positioning for the single leg (something I got wrong for years) and […]

Over Under Pass // Posture & Position

The Over Under pass is one of the most effective pressure passes. However, the pass will only work if you get the pressure and positioning correct. This video covers the positioning and pressures for the over under pass, and two of the basic ways to complete the pass. Here’s exactly what’s covered: Understanding the Over […]

RWT Guest Expert #1: 80/20 Nutrition with Mike Leng

The first RWT guest expert is Mike Leng of Unorthodox Nutrition. Mike is one of the UK’s most well-known nutritionists for BJJ and works with many of the countries best athletes. This webinar covers everything you need to know about diet and nutrition for Jiu Jitsu including practical advice you can apply today.

Detangling The 50/50 eBook

Whether you love it or hate it, the 50/50 guard is here to stay. And if you don’t know what to do from this position, you’ll be at the mercy of your opponent. But don’t worry, in this eBook, you’re going to discover the why, what, and how of the 50/50 guard including: Why you […]

The Lazy Dog Pass

The Lazy Dog pass is very similar to the Crazy Dog pass. However, the lazy dog is much less complicated to set up and requires little energy to stabilise. In this video, you’ll learn the basics of the pass and how to counter the most common reactions your opponent will have. Here’s exactly what’s covered: […]

Flower Sweep Series // Impact Martial Arts 2018

The Flower Sweep is one of the most basic attacks from closed guard and when you combine it with other techniques it can give you a great closed guard game. In this video, you’ll discover a series of attacks that flow from the flower sweep and create a web of death for your opponents. Here’s […]

Game Planning Intensive: Overview

In 2008, I fought in the same division as the Mendes Brothers at the World Championships. Even back then they were berimbolo-ing and leg dragging their way to victory. If you look at any high-level BJJ player, they’ve probably been using the same style of Jiu Jitsu since they were a Blue Belt. They have […]

Game Planning Intensive: Standing Plan

Whether you want to throw your opponent on their head or tangle them up in your guard, EVERY Jiu Jitsu match starts standing. Consequently, you need to have a plan of what you’re going to do from your feet. As every match starts standing, it is the logical place to begin developing your game plan. […]

Fundamental Seated Guard Passes

Passing your opponent when they’re sitting in front of you can be a tricky process. However, there are a few simple attacks you can use to make your life much easier. This video covers three fundamental passes you can use against the seated guard. Here’s exactly what’s covered: X Pass (0:00 – 1:52) Combining X […]

RWT Mastermind Q&A

Question and Answer session from the RWT Mastermind (January 2018) Here’s exactly whats covered: Standing Grip Fighting Strategies (0:00 – 4:44) Dealing With A Flat Opponent (4:44 – 7:12) Lasso Sweep Details (7:12 – 10:18) Controlling The Reverse De La Riva (10:18 – 13:43) Defending The Deep De La Riva Hook (13:43 onwards)

Junior Jiu Jitsu Programme

This programme was originally designed to be used as a 15 min add-on to our kid’s classes. However, it could easily be expanded to a full lesson by adding warm-ups, BJJ related games, a few additional techniques, and sparring. The programme has 10 different levels or blocks. Each block is a flow of 3 – […]

Arm Bars Off Escapes // 30 Days To Better Arm Bars

Whenever you’re in a bad position, your primary goal should always be to get safe. Only once you are safe should you look to start escaping. Having said that, there are times where the escape is the way to get safe. On top of that, you can use that escape to set up a submission. […]

Killing Closed Guard eBook

Getting stuck in closed guard sucks, but if your opponent is good in the position, it will be a miserable experience. The first time I experienced this was at the 2007 European Championships. For about 3 minutes, I survived my opponents attacks, but did little more than that. Then I made a mistake and over […]

Attacking The Choke ebook

Inspired by a video about Gordon Ryan’s back control, I decided to analyse how I attack chokes from the back. The result is a relatively simple system that allows you to neutralise opponents defences and attack the choke. Best of all it works great both Gi and No Gi. I just completed an eBook that […]

Game Analysis Worksheet

To see consistent improvements in your Jiu Jitsu you need to know which area’s to work on. The best way to do this I’ve found is by performing a Game Analysis. A Game Analysis is an exercise I learned from Rick Young at a seminar he taught in Exeter many years ago, and I still […]