Video: Nicky Ryan Teaches How To Wrestle up from Guard

The current jiu-jitsu metagame strongly emphasizes wrestling — both the ability to bring the fight to the mat using wrestling techniques, as well as the ability to use wrestling from the guard to sweep (“wrestling up”). Few jiu-jitsu competitors have shown more improvement in their wrestling than elite competitor Nicky

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Video: Nicky Ryan Teaches the Secrets of the Body Lock Guard Pass

Although he’s just 20-years old, Nicky Ryan has already earned the reputation as one of the sport’s best minds and one of its best budding coaches. Recently, following the dissolution of the Danaher Death Squad, Ryan relocated from Puerto Rico to Austin, TX, where he has joined Craig Jones‘ B-Team

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Craig Jones Announces He Will Continue Training With Nicky Ryan, Nick Rodriguez, Ethan Crelinsten

Over the weekend, the jiu-jitsu world was shook with the news that the famed Danaher Death Squad was disbanding. In head coach John Danaher’s statement regarding the news, he didn’t mention specific plans for any team members moving forward. On Monday, Craig Jones announced that he will continue to train

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Nicky Ryan Releases Statement About Knee Injury Suffered At The Road to ADCC

Nicky Ryan is potentially facing a six-month lay-off from competition. At The Road to ADCC on July 17, Ryan earned an impressive points win over Dante Leon. But a little over halfway through that match, Ryan suffered a leg injury that clearly debilitated him, forcing him to grapple from his

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Stacked Road to ADCC Card Announced, Featuring Craig Jones, Kaynan Duarte, Nicky Ryan, Others

A blockbuster submission grappling event has been announced for July 17, and the line-up features many of the top competitors in the world. The main event will be a match-up between two 2019 ADCC gold medalists, as heavyweight champion Kaynan Duarte will square off with middleweight champion Matheus Diniz. The

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Nicky Ryan vs. Gabriel Almeida Added to Who’s Number One

The Who’s Number One (WNO) event scheduled for May 28 just added another high-profile match-up to the already stacked card. Fresh off his decision win over PJ Barch, Nicky Ryan of the Danaher Death Squad will take on Checkmat’s Gabriel Almeida. The match was announced by FloGrappling. View this post

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Nicky Ryan vs. PJ Barch Scheduled for Who’s Number One

A big-time match-up between top competitors from the Danaher Death Squad and 10th Planet has been announced for the next Who’s Number One event. On April 30, ADCC veteran, 19-year old grappling phenom Nicky Ryan will take on PJ Barch, fresh off an impressive showing at the Emerald City Invitational.

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