Video: Keenan Cornelius Teaches A Triangle Choke Submission Dilemma

Advanced grapplers and jiu-jitsu players understand that the best way to secure a submission to to set a trap. By forcing your opponent into just a couple of options — both of which put him in a submission — you have essentially created a “checkmate” scenario. In a recent video,

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Keenan Cornelius: ‘No one cares about IBJJF Worlds anymore’

Keenan Cornelius has never shied away from sharing his opinion. An IBJJF no-gi world champion and one of the best black belt competitors of the past decade, Cornelius has been outspoken on a variety of topics surrounding jiu-jitsu culture, traditions and norms of the sport, and the constant evolution of

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Keenan Cornelius Explains the Injury That Forced Him to Withdraw From Who’s Number One

Veteran elite black belt competitor Keenan Cornelius hasn’t competed since 2020. He was scheduled to return to competition on June 19 to face Haisam Rida at Who’s Number One, but was forced to withdraw due to a back injury that has been bothering him for well over a year. On

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Keenan Cornelius Shares The Key to Rapid Improvement in Jiu-Jitsu

Every jiu-jitsu player, from a hobbyist to a high-level competitor, wants to improve their jiu-jitsu and wants to improve it quickly. Keenan Cornelius — one of the best competitive grapplers of his generation — shared his key to rapid improvement in a recent video. The secret, says Cornelius, is deliberate

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Video: Learn How to Sweep With the Squid Guard in Less Than 10 Minutes

Veteran black belt competitor Keenan Cornelius is widely known for his complex and creative lapel guard variations. In a recent video, Cornelius details and troubleshoots a sweep from the “squid guard.” Check it out below, and start sweeping opponents with one of the trickiest and most difficult to defend positions

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