BJJ Blue Belt Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt Curriculum

The Blue Belt Test

The blue belt is a major milestone on the jiu jitsu path and represents a solid understanding of the art. When you wear the...
BJJ Kimura Attack Sequence

Using the Kimura to Sweep, Control and Submit

  When I first learned the Kimura, over 15 years ago, it was as a simple jiu jitsu submission from the closed-guard. As my journey into the art has...
Passing the De La Riva Guard

How to Pass the de la Riva Guard

The de la Riva guard is one of the trickiest guards to deal with in jiu jitsu. It is an aggressive and technical position that offers many attacking options
3 Phase Arm Lock from Closed Guard Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood

Armbar Sequence from Closed Guard

Jiu Jitsu's Most Basic Submission The arm-lock from closed guard was one of the first moves I ever learned. Just when I think I have...
bjj technique Closed Guard Sweep

A Powerful Closed-Guard Sweep

After an era which saw the half, 50-50, de la Riva and several other guard variants supersede it in popularity, the closed-guard is now...