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Keys to a Better Mount Position

  Often called the ‘King of all Jiu Jitsu Positions’, the mount is powerful, yet complex position that needs to be properly understood in order to...
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A Simple, Effective Guard Pass

The 'Ankle Isolation' Guard Pass is one of the most effective I know. I first saw my instructor Roger Gracie using it several years ago...
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The Ultimate Jiu Jitsu Takedown Drill

BJJ usually borrows throwing and tripping techniques from judo and wrestling. With the exception of guard pulls, there are very few jiu jitsu specific takedowns. In...
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High Percentage Ankle-Lock Set-Up

The straight ankle-lock has become one of my favourite grappling leg attacks. I used to think the submission was fairly crude in comparison with other...
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One of the Best Side-Mount Submissions in Jiu JItsu

Although it's a dominant position, it can be extremely difficult a strong, negative fighter from the side-mount. Most of the time they will protect their...