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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Nicky Rodriguez Talks Gordon Ryan, DDS Breakup: ‘We cut the poison out for a reason’

Ever since John Danaher announced earlier this year that the famed Danaher Death Squad had broken up, the jiu-jitsu world has been abuzz with speculation about the group’s decision to split up. Adding to that speculation, Craig Jones and a three of his former DDS teammates — Ethan Crelinsten, Nicky

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Video: Get an Early Look at Craig Jones Teaching at B-Team Jiu-Jitsu

Craig Jones’ move from Puerto Rico to Austin, TX is well under way, and the Australian black belt is potentially just days away from opening his B-Team Jiu-Jitsu academy in Austin, TX. In a recent video, we see the B-Team facility and an informal training session in which Jones teaches

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Craig Jones Announces More Detailed Plans to Open Academy in Austin, TX

Members of the former Danaher Death Squad are moving on to new endeavors. Consistent with a previous announcement, Craig Jones has officially announced the formation of the “B-Team.” And although Jones’ previous announcement was somewhat cryptic, this one is much more to the point. Jones will be opening a jiu-jitsu

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Are Gordon Ryan and Craig Jones Forming Separate Competition Teams?

On Sunday, John Danaher dropped a bombshell on the jiu-jitsu world with the announcement that, due to differences that he didn’t specifically address, the Danaher Death Squad was ending as a competition and training unit. Shortly after that news broke, top DDS competitor Gordon Ryan announced his plan to continue

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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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Road to ADCC Results and Highlights: Kaynan Duarte Heel Hooks Matheus Diniz Early

On Saturday, July 17, ADCC and FloGrappling held “The Road to ADCC,” headlined by a match-up between 2019 ADCC champions Matheus Diniz and Kaynan Duarte. In the main event, Atos black belt Duarte made quick work of Diniz with a heel hook submission in just over two minutes of action.

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The Road to ADCC: Kaynan Duarte vs. Matheus Diniz Full Card Line-Up and Betting Odds

On Saturday, July 17, Austin, TX will play host to one of the most anticipated grappling events of the year. A collaboration between FloGrappling and the ADCC, The Road to ADCC features a main event between 2019 ADCC champions Matheus Diniz and Kaynan Duarte, as well as five other matches

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