Video: Nick Rodriguez Rolls With Heavyweight Students at Seminar

Nick Rodriguez is one of the fastest-rising talents the jiu-jitsu world has ever seen. After placing second place at the 2019 ADCC championships as a blue belt, Rodriguez has continued to compete and find success at the highest levels of the sport. Along with the notoriety that comes with a

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Video: Gordon Ryan Teaches Side Triangle (Yoko Sankaku) Submission Dilemma

Top pound-for-pound no-gi grappler Gordon Ryan may be on an indefinite leave of absence from competition, but his instructional content isn’t going anywhere. So if you’re feeling stressed out by the recent news that the Danaher Death Squad was disbanding, cheer yourself up with a classic submission dilemma — a

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Video: Conor McGregor’s Failed Guillotine at UFC 264 Gets The Gracie Breakdown Treatment

At UFC 264, Conor McGregor lost his rubber match with Dustin Poirier after suffering a gruesome leg break. But minutes before McGregor snapped his shin in half, he attacked a guillotine choke that proved to be a pivotal point in the fight. That guillotine — both McGregor’s attempt to apply

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Video: Khabib Nurmagomedov Reveals The Details Behind The “Smesh”

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is widely considered one of, if not the best lightweight MMA fighter of all time, and he did it all with a brutally crushing top game. The “smesh,” as it’s commonly known, led to victories over the likes of Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Rafael

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Video: Garry Tonon Teaches the Mechanics of the Inside Heel Hook

Garry Tonon is widely considered the most exciting grappler in all of jiu-jitsu. He is known for his high-paced, all-offense approach, but that doesn’t mean he’s lacking. A black belt under Tom DeBlass and a top Danaher Death Squad representative, Tonon is an expert leg locker. In the video below,

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Roger Gracie Explains The Best Way to Pass the Closed Guard

Roger Gracie is widely considered the best jiu-jitsu player of all time — an opinion that’s even held by Gordon Ryan’s coach, John Danaher. So when he speaks, we listen. On a recent episode of the BJJ Fanatics podcast, Gracie touched on a number of technical topics ranging from the

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Video: Gordon Ryan Explains The Two Pathways to Escape Side Control

Gordon Ryan’s absence from competition doesn’t mean he’s been absent from teaching. Ryan’s recent instructional focuses on attacking from dominant top positions like side control and mount (“pins,” as he and his coach John Danaher call them). Check out the video below for a taste of this instructional, as Ryan

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