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The Easiest Counter to the Guillotine Choke (for Gi, No Gi)
If you’re a grappler then you need to know how to counter the guillotine choke; here’s the easiest way to do it!
Don’t Fall Victim to the Lumberjack Sweep Again!
The lumber jack sweep was one of the first sweeps I learned as a white belt. I would use it all the time! I still do ...
Escaping north south and choosing the correct escape based on arm position (Lachlan Giles)
Escaping north south and choosing the correct escape based on arm position (Lachlan Giles) If you like chokes, you ca...
Sambo: Counter an Armbar with an Armbar
Once someone applies an arm lock don’t wait till it hurts. Just turn your hips and throw your leg over his head. Prac...
Recovering The Underhook From Bottom Half Guard
Gustavo Gasperin teaches how to recover the underhook when stuck in bottom half-guard.
Escaping the LOCKDOWN from Half Guard
How to deal with the Lockdown from Half Guard. Check out the details and you are sure to find something useful!
Defending the Marcelotine, and why the arm in is preferable (Lachlan Giles)
Defending the Marcelotine, and why the arm in is preferable (Lachlan Giles).
How To Destroy Over Under Passers- Kit Dale
Here’s an Arm Drag I use on Over-Under Guard Passers. You can also sweep your opponent if they try to turn away from ...
Side Mount Escape – Bridge or Hip Escape?
Renzo Gracie uses a traditional bridge to create space to escape with the hip and recover the Guard. Brent Littell sa...
Defending and escaping the saddle (Lachlan Giles)
Defending and escaping the saddle (Lachlan Giles).