Shin Pin Torreando To Leg Drag

Shin Pin Torreando To Leg Drag // No Gi Fundamentals

The Shin Pin Torreando is a fantastic way to avoid a lot of modern guards and leg entanglements in No Gi Jiu Jitsu. From the Shin Pin the first option, is to run your opponents hips back to the leg drag position. From the leg drag you can then pass or take your opponents back […]

Simple Wrestle Ups // No Gi Essentials

Simple Wrestle Ups // No Gi Essentials

In this video, Sam covers some simple wrestle ups for No Gi from the seated guard. Here’s exactly what’s covered: 0:00 – Seated Guard To Low Double Leg 2:06 – Countering Heavy Base 3:46 – Seated Guard To Reverse De La Riva Back Sweep 5:51 – Wrestle Up Specifics

Shin Pin Torreando Finishes

Shin Pin Torreando Finishes // No Gi Fundamentals

There are numerous ways to finish the shin pin Torreando. This video covers three finishes based on your opponents reaction to your initial pass entry. * The second part for the video was recorded during a different class, as the baby was screaming during this recording. Here is exactly what’s covered: 0:00 – Setting Up […]

Foot Lock Defence

Foot Lock Defence // No Gi Fundamentals

Whether you’re competing Gi or No Gi, the foot lock is one of the most common submissions you’ll encounter. This is particularly true in the modern era when leg locks seem to be all the rage. This video covers the basic mechanics of the foot lock, and two of the best defences both of which […]

Guillotines From Closed Guard

Guillotines From Closed Guard // No Gi Fundamentals

The Guillotine is one of the most well known and common No Gi attacks. Having said that, people often find it difficult to finish the guillotine. This video covers a simple set up for the guillotine, two variations of the choke, some finishing details, and how to connect it with the triangle. Here is exactly […]

Arm Drag From Modified Butterfly Guard

Arm Drag From Modified Butterfly Guard

The arm drag is one of the best attacks from the modified butterfly guard. It allows you to quickly reverse position and transition to somewhere more dominant. This video taken from a No Gi Fundamentals covers the position for the modified butterfly guard and several ways to finish the arm drag from there. Here is […]

The Basic Butterfly Guard Sweep

The Basic Butterfly Guard Sweep

The basic Butterfly Guard sweep is an essential technique to master in Jiu Jitsu. Along with the obvious benefits of being able to sweep your opponent, the basic elevation sweep from butterfly guard teaches you how to create strong hooks, how to elevate your hips, and how to move under your opponents weight. This video […]

Snap Down From Modified Butterfly Guard

Snap Down From Modified Butterfly Guard

The Snap Down is one from Modified Butterfly Guard is one of the best ways to go from the bottom to top in this position. On top of that, there are numerous ways to attack from the snap down position. This video taken from a No Gi Fundamentals class covers the basic snap down plus […]

Technical Stand Up X Guard Sweep

Technical Stand Up X Guard Sweep // No Gi Fundamentals

Although the Technical Stand Up sweep is one of the first techniques people are taught from the X Guard, it can also be one of the most challenging to perform when first attempted. This video covers an entry to the X Guard from Butterfly guard, the Back Sweep, and the Technical Stand Up sweep. Here […]

X Guard To Leg Drag (No Gi)

X Guard To Leg Drag // No Gi Fundamentals

The leg drag can be combined with the X Guard either before you sweep your opponent or directly after. Either way you decide to use the leg drag, it is a powerful position that can lead directly to your opponents back. This video covers how to us the leg drag to directly after complete the […]

Inversions & The Donkey Guard Seminar // Chelsea Leah

During this seminar, Chelsea dives deep into how to invert underneath an opponent in No Gi and how to use the donkey guard if they defend your initial attack. Here is what’s covered in the seminar: 00:25 – Warm up & guard retention 05:35 – Technique 1: Knee Shield Inversion 09:00 – Student feedback 10:08 […]

Back Attacks Off The Torreando

Back Attacks Off The Torreando

One of the best ways to use the Torreando pass in No Gi Jiu Jitsu is as a set up to take the back. This is because the Torreando pass naturally encourages your opponent to turn away from you and expose their back. This video covers the basic set up for the Torreando plus three […]

No Gi Knee Slides

No Gi Knee Slides

The Knee Slide is one of this most important No Gi passes to master and should be a staple of any No Gi practitioners passing arsenal. This video taken from a No Gi Fundamentals class covers an entry into the Knee Slide position plus two ways to complete the pass. Here is exactly what’s covered: […]

Lesson 1 // Intro To Leg Locks

This is the first lesson of Jack’s intro to leg locks course. This lesson focusses on a simple entry to single leg x from standing, then how to off balance and finishes the foot lock.

Side Control Escape Options

Side Control Escape Options // No Gi

Whenever you’re in a bad position your first goal should be to get safe, this is followed by building a frame, and then escaping. If don’t follow this order, you risk ending up in a worse position or getting submitted. This video covers a simple way you recover your frame from the most common side […]

Lesson 2 // Intro To Leg Locks

Lesson 2 // Intro For Leg Locks Course

This is the second lesson of Jack’s intro to leg locks course. This lesson focusses on a connecting the dummer sweep to foot lock position, and then finishing the heel hook from double outside ashi.

No Gi Mount Escapes

No Gi Mount Escapes

The Mount is one of most dominant positions in Jiu Jitsu. As a result, it’s incredibly important you learn how to defend it correctly. This video covers some basic strategies and techniques to help you escape the mount successfully. Here is exactly what’s covered: 0:00 – Bridge Escape Against Cross Face 2:18 – Escape – […]

Arm Triangle From Mount

Arm Triangle From Mount // No Gi Fundamentals

Unlike in Gi Jiu Jitsu, there aren’t a huge amount of submissions you can attack from mount in No Gi. One of the best submission options you have in the No Gi mount is the Arm Triangle. When done correctly, the arm triangle is incredibly difficult to defend and a very tight submission. This video […]

Defending The Torreando / Leg Drag Combination

Defending The Torreando / Leg Drag Combination // No Gi Fundamentals

At a high level, guard passes rarely happen individually. A good passer will instead connect multiple passes together until they reach their goal. As a result, it’s a good idea to practice defending combinations of passes. This video focuses on defending two of the most common No Gi passes and then entering into a Sit […]

Half Guard Passing // On The Mat (Comp Class)

Half Guard Passing // On The Mat (Comp Class)

In this video, Tom discusses a simple, but highly effective half guard pass and then how to make your cross face insanely tight. Plus, you’ll get to see some of the students and instructors sparring during the class. Here’s exactly what’s covered:

Single Leg X Back Sweeps

Single Leg X Back Sweeps // No Gi Fundamentals

The back sweep is one of the simplest sweeps from the Single Leg X Guard and can lead nicely into leg locks. This video covers a high percentage entry to the Single Leg X Guard and two ways to finish the back sweep, plus how to transition directly into passing or foot locks. Here is […]

Ju-Do For BJJ Seminar // Ju Scardone

This is a recording of a Ju-Do For BJJ seminar taught by commonwealth Judo medalist, Ju Scardone. Here is what’s covered in the seminar: 00:00 – Intro 00:44 – Pummelling From 50/50 Tie Up 02:52 – Student feedback 04:10 – Using Footwork To Pummel 06:30 – Student feedback 09:06 – Importance Of Head Positioning 10:53 […]

Doneky Guard Masterclass

This a recording of a masterclass Cheslea taught at Escapology BJJ. The seminar focused on inverting and using the Donkey Guard AKA Reverse Closed Guard to sweep and submit. Here’s exactly what’s covered: 00:25 – Warm up & guard retention 05:35 – Technique 1: Knee Shield Inversion 10:08 – Technique 2 – Kiss Of The […]

Inversions & The Donkey Guard Seminar // Chelsea Leah

Inversions & The Donkey Guard Seminar // Chelsea Leah

During this seminar, Chelsea dives deep into how to invert underneath an opponent in No Gi and how to use the donkey guard if they defend your initial attack. Here is what’s covered in the seminar: Related Videos

Contest Winning Concepts Masterclass

This masterclass focused on the some core concepts of Jiu Jitsu over four different areas: The masterclass was taught via a series of games / drills that focused on instilling or reinforcing an idea to the participants.

Deathotine Seminar // Dan Strauss

During this seminar, Dan Strauss AKA the Raspberry Ape dives deep into the guillotine and the key details he uses to make it shockingly effective Here is what’s covered in the seminar:

Match Breakdown: Cooper vs Maeda (2005)

Match Breakdown: Cooper vs Maeda (2005)

This is a breakdown of the match between Bill “The Grill” Cooper and Kei Maeda that took place in 2005. The match a great example of how to use the D’arce to improve position, pass, and submit. Things to watch out for: How Cooper defends the Kani Basami and inside sankaku. The way Cooper sets […]

Match Breakdown: Garcia vs Estima (2011)

Match Breakdown: Garcia vs Estima (2011)

This is a breakdown of the match between Marcelo Garcia and Victor Estima that took place at the ADCC finals in 2011. It’s a great example of how to set up and finish the guillotine. Things to watch out for:

Arm Triangle Seminar // Westport BJJ 2020

Arm Triangle Seminar // Westport BJJ 2020

This is the recording of seminar taught at Westport BJJ in 2020. The seminar focussed on the Arm Triangle and includes important finishing details, simple set ups, and some essential transitions. Here is exactly what’s covered: 0:00 – Basic Arm Triangle positioning 3:25 – Finishing Details 5:48 – Adjusting the Arm Triangle 9:40 – Entry […]

Game On!

Welcome to the Game On course. Check out the introduction below…

Match Breakdown: Adam Peddar (Southend No Gi Open 2019)

Match Breakdown: Adam Peddar (Southend No Gi Open 2019)

This is a breakdown of one of Adam Peddar’s matches from the Southend No Gi Open in 2019. This competition was fought under EBI rules so 5 minute match with Back or Armbar overtimes. There are a couple of reasons we wanted to break this match down. Firstly, the tactics you use in sub-only matches […]