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How to do the Americana Armlock Submission in BJJ

The Americana Armlock Submission is one of the first submissions you learn in BJJ. It is a very simple and effective submission that applies pressure to an opponent’s shoulder. Below, we’re going to

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Basics – 7 Solo Jiu Jitsu Drills You Should Be Doing Everyday

In BJJ, there are solo Jiu Jitsu drills that you first learn when starting out in your training. They are Brazilian Jiu Jitsu basics that help you learn how to move within the martial arts. Below are a

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Three BJJ Chokes Everybody Should Know By Lachlan Giles

There's nothing like choking someone out on a match. There's a ton of them out there, but some are just a cut above the rest. In this guide and video presentation, leglock master and ADCC standout Lachlan

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How to do the Guillotine Choke

The guillotine choke is one of the simplest and most powerful chokes in grappling. It is one of the simplest chokes to apply and also one of the most versatile. A guillotine choke can either be a blood

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Crush Your Opponents Down With the Side Smash with Keenan Cornelius

Passing someone's guard can get pretty challenging - especially against long and lanky guard players. They can push you off with their legs and keep you at a distance, right where they want you. One way

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The Hidden Collar Guillotine By Professor Vinicius “Draculino” Magalhaes

Generally, when you’re defending a takedown, there are two counter options. Rotate to the back or set up some type of choke. One that's particularly famous is setting up the guillotine choke right off

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How to Hit the No Gi Ezekiel Choke on an Unsuspecting Opponent!

We all know the traditional Ezekiel Choke in BJJ. It’s probably one of the very first Gi chokes you will learn when you are first starting out. The Ezekiel Choke (or the Sode Guruma Jime from

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The Diesel Squeezel – A Super Effective Guillotine Choke Variation by Keenan Cornelius

“Nobody slips out of the Diesel Squeezel.”- Keenan CorneliusOn recent episodes of his podcast, BJJ World Champ Keenan Cornelius would bring up a technique he called “the Diesel Squeezel.” It’s

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Three of the Most Effective Half Guard Sweeps You Need to Learn

During the early days of BJJ, the half guard position was considered to be a non-dominant position to be in if you are the person on the bottom. The half guard was technically the halfway point from having

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Three Basic BJJ Techniques for Passing Guard

In your BJJ journey, you will be encountering hundreds of techniques. But if you ask any BJJ Player one of the hardest ones to master, it would probably have to be passing guard. Although passing

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