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The Butterfly Guard

Even decades after being developed, the butterfly guard continues to be one of the best guards in BJJ. It is the great equalizer for smaller guard players going against bigger and stronger opponents. This

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The Pretzel Pressure Pass by Braulio Estima

Braulio Estima is one of the most accomplished BJJ athletes of all time. He has won everything from ADCC gold to 3 IBJJF World Championships. Estima is known for being an innovator having developed the

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How to do the Baratoplata Shoulder Lock

The Baratoplata is one of the most effective and underrated shoulder lock submissions . This slick submission created by Rafael Freitas has become quite popular in BJJ. This is a submission that can be

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How to do the Kneebar in BJJ

One of the most famous leglocks in all of grappling is the Kneebar. When done correctly it can be one of the most secure submissions that you can lock on to. Today leglocks have exploded in popularity

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The 50/50 Guard In BJJ

The 50/50 guard can be one of the most annoying guards to deal with in Jiu-Jitsu. Although it can be a powerful weapon to use against your opponents.  Even though it has been proven to be quite

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How To Attack from The Z Guard

The Z guard has become one of the most popular guards within No-Gi and even MMA. It offers a variety of attacks from the sweep and a few different submission options. All while keeping your opponent at

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How to Do the Loop Choke In BJJ

When you train in the Gi it is a whole other universe than No-Gi. The Gi makes the game even more diverse and you have to worry about even more submissions. Especially with chokes that include

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The Berimbolo : An Advanced BJJ Technique

Without a doubt the Berimbolo has become one of the most used techniques in this era of sports Jiu Jitsu. It’s definitely quickly becoming a favorite technique that young grapplers

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How to Do the Imanari Roll in BJJ

If you train Jiu Jitsu, you have really noticed the trend of more grapplers training leglocks more than ever. There are numerous entries to take leglocks from the Sambo system and the Danaher system.With

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What Moves Are Illegal At Each Belt Level In BJJ?

Treading the waters of what moves at each belt level in BJJ can get a bit confusing. There’s so many techniques that you can and cannot do depending on what belt you are. So how do you know what

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