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Elevator Sweep From BJJ Closed Guard

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In the fight your goal is to achieve the dominant position and finish the fight. The elevator sweep is just one of many secret weapons from the guard that will allow you to move from the bottom to the top

Posted in Fundamentals, Guard, Training Blog

Keep That Mount!

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The mount is the most dominant position in a fight because it enables you to win the fight in a wide variety of ways. Understand, however, that as soon as you achieve the mount, your opponent will do everything logically

Posted in Fundamentals, Mount, Training Blog

Defending Punches From Guard

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Should you find yourself trapped underneath an opponent the guard is your best place from which to effectively defend yourself. Before you turn the table on your opponent you must first defend yourself against the barrage of punches that may

Posted in Fundamentals, Guard, Training Blog

The Double Leg Take Down

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You have found yourself between the opponents legs either after a successful trap and roll escape or perhaps a take down or other scenario. Whatever the reason for it, it is now time to pass the guard and achieve a

Posted in Fundamentals, Standing, Training Blog

Remounting From The Back

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In this lesson,after having taking back control,your opponent begins to slip out of your control. In order to avoid winding up on the bottom of the fight you need to have the remount technique in your bag of tricks! Don’t

Posted in Back Mount, Fundamentals, Training Blog

Take The Back

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Once you have achieved the mount position the opponent will often times roll to their knees in a desperate attempt to escape the pressure they are experiencing. When they do your moment to seize the back and finish the fight

Posted in Back Mount, Fundamentals, Training Blog

Americana From The Mounted Position

The ultimate goal in jiu-jitsu is to achieve the mount, exhaust your opponent, and then win the fight. Punching your opponent from the mount can be effective but can be exhausting and risks your position. A better option is to

Posted in Fundamentals, Mount, Training Blog

Trap And Roll Escape

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In jiu-jitsu it is always better to achieve the top position once the fight goes to the ground. The problem is that things don’t always go according the way you plan. You have ended up on the bottom of the

Posted in Fundamentals, Mount, Training Blog

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