Getting Your Back Taken While Escaping Mount? This Might Be Why

Many BJJ students ask how they can escape the rear mount. A better question to ask is: "How can I prevent getting my back...
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Kurt Osiander Shows The Arm Triangle From Mount

The arm triangle from mount is one of those moves that even black belts have trouble hitting.  Kurt Osiander, however, does not seem to...
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Stephan Kesting Shows The Over-Under Kneebar

In this video, Grapplearts founder Stephan Kesting goes over all of the details of the over-under kneebar. Stephan goes over such important points as...
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Mantis Hangs From Branch Takedown

It sounds like something taken straight out of a Kung Fu technique manual, but the Mantis Hangs From Branch (MHFB) takedown is quite applicable...

Cool Guard Recovery When Opponent Has Underhook and Cross Face

When your opponent has secured a cross face and underhook from half guard, you are in a tough spot. Especially if they have flattened...
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A Better Crucifix For Controlling And Attacking The Back

In this video, Stephan Kesting and black belt Rob Biernacki show you not one, but two different ways to make your crucifix stronger. First, Stephan...
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The Mount Kill-Em-In-Armbar

If you've tried a mounted armbar, you know it usually isn't effective against skilled opponents. However, according to Ben Egli, his heavier armbar --- i.e.,...
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BJJ 101: Attack Combination

When you are trying to submit an experienced opponent, they will not often make easy mistakes. You are going to have to attack in...

2 Different Types Of Escapes

When it comes to countering submission attacks, have you ever considered that there are different strategies? Let's take a look at two different strategies: 1) Stalling...
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The Cross Collar Choke

When you are fighting to get the cross collar choke from your guard, if your opponent has a solid posture, it can be difficult...