BJJ Technique: Secrets of the 50Fifty Guard

BJJ Technique: Secrets of the 50Fifty Guard

Hey Everybody, We’ve got something special for all of you today. We have two guest instructors- Black Belt Rob Biernacki of Island Top Team and Purple Belt sensation Matt Kwan. Today’s topic is going to be on 50Fifty Guard. In BJJ circles, the 50Fifty...
BJJ Technique: How to Do the Perfect Armbar from Guard

BJJ Technique: How to Do the Perfect Armbar from Guard

Hey Everybody, Okay, you guys are in for a treat today. And by treat, you’re probably going to hate me. Because I’m going to tell you that you’re wrong.  You’re wrong because you’re probably doing the Armbar from Guard wrong. I know, I...
BJJ Basics: How To Do The Spider Guard Sickle Sweep

BJJ Basics: How To Do The Spider Guard Sickle Sweep

Ritchie Yip here. Today I’m going to talk about the Sickle Sweep from the Spider Guard in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This is a highly effective sweep when your training partner stands up in your guard. I’m going to start with a 2-on-1 grip on my training...
BJJ Basics: Kimura from the Guard

BJJ Basics: Kimura from the Guard

Today I’m going to address a fundamental way to execute the Kimura for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. What is the Kimura? The Kimura is a shoulder lock. There are two shoulder locks: Either with the hand going up (generally called the “Americana”) or the hand...
BJJ Basics: How To Do The Spider Guard Sickle Sweep

BJJ Basics: How To Do The Spider Guard Sickle Sweep

Today I’m going to talk about the Sickle Sweep from the Spider Guard for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This is a highly effective sweep when your training partner stands up in your guard. I’m going to start with a 2-on-1 grip on my training partner, who is in my...
BJJ Basics: How To Do The Triangle Choke Drill

BJJ Basics: How To Do The Triangle Choke Drill

Today I’m going to demonstrate a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu drill to help functionalize the triangle choke from the full guard. This drill takes a fair bit of coordination; but, coordination is absolutely necessary for BJJ practitioners of any level.  This drill may...
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