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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Throwback: Gordon Ryan vs. Rousimar Palhares In a 15-Minute Submission-Only Match

Although he is currently on an indefinite leave of absence from competition, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some of Gordon Ryan’s classic performances. With that in mind, let’s look back on one of Ryan’s biggest wins and one of his most dominant performances — a 2019 15-minute submission-only match

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2021 No-Gi Pans Results and Highlights: Elisabeth Clay Wins Double Gold with Six Submissions

The dust has settled from the 2021 IBJJF no-gi Pans, and Elisabeth Clay is walking away with arguably the best overall performance of the weekend. Clay secured six submissions in as many matches on her way to winning double gold. Per usual, Clay did most of her best work attacking

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Exclusive: Oliver Taza Talks Training Atmosphere at DDS, Wrestling, and Leg Locks in IBJJF

Oliver Taza has been a fixture of the elite competitive jiu-jitsu scene for five years, and he’s spent the bulk of that time as a member of the famed Danaher Death Squad. Going from white through purple belt with Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi, then receiving his brown and black

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