Gordon Ryan Shares His Approach to Perfect Guard Retention

Current no-gi pound-for-pound king Gordon Ryan‘s newest instructional will cover all the ins and outs of guard retention for no-gi jiu-jitsu. In a recent video with BJJFanatics headman Bernardo Faria, Ryan explains his approach to perfect guard retention and shows how to defend against two of the most common guard

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Video: Learn How to Defend the Three Most Common Guard Passes

Having a dangerous and effective starts with strong guard retention. That is, before you can attack from the guard, you must first shut down your opponent’s guard passes. In a quick, eight-minute video, Polaris veteran and European Open champion Bradley Hill demonstrates how to defend against the three most common

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Andrew Wiltse Details How He Attacks the Choke From the Back

Most jiu-jitsu players agree that the back is the most dominant position in grappling. And while there are seemingly endless ways to get to the back, securing a choke once there is often difficult. In an extremely detailed video, top black belt competitor Andrew Wiltse describes how he likes to

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Gordon Ryan Breaks Down Armbar Win Over Roberto Jimenez

Gordon Ryan has been nothing short of dominant in competition over the past few years. That was certainly the case when he squared off with Roberto Jimenez at Who’s Number One in February. Minutes before the match, Ryan posted to Instagram that he would finish Jimenez with a mounted armbar,

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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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Watch: Andrew Wiltse Teaches Lapel Ezekiel Choke From Side Control

Not many techniques in jiu-jitsu are more brutal than a perfectly-applied gi choke. In a recent video with Bernardo Faria, top black belt competitor Andrew Wiltse demonstrated a tricky yet devastating Ezekiel choke. Like any good technique, Wiltse’s choke starts with a bit of trickery. By trapping his opponent’s hand

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European Open Champion Bradley Hill Shares IBJJF “Cheat Code” to Winning Matches

For competitors in point-based tournaments like IBJJF, it would be nice to rely strictly on the power of perfect jiu-jitsu technique to win matches. That’s not always the case, though. In a recent video, two-time IBJJF European Open champion Bradley Hill shares a “cheat code” to quickly and easily racking

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