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 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 Get the Back from Cross Side

BJJ Basics: How to Get the Back from Cross Side

Getting the back in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is probably the most offensive position you can achieve. In BJJ circles, best in the world at getting the Back is Marcelo Garcia. Anyone who’s watched Marcelo Garcia competing in ADCC has seen him do this. This is my...
BJJ Basics: Shrimping Towards Your Feet

BJJ Basics: Shrimping Towards Your Feet

In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, think of shrimping as footwork for when you’re on your back. Essentially, you are using your hips and your shoulders as if they were feet. Today I’m going to talk about a method to move your body down towards your feet when you’re...
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