Guard Passing Concept

6 Concepts for Effective Guard-Passing in Jiu Jitsu

  I consider passing the guard to be one of the most difficult of all aspects of Brazilian jiu jitsu, but also one of the...

Finding Your Flow in Jiu Jitsu

What is 'Flow' in a Jiu Jitsu Context? Flow: To move continuously in a current or stream. The phrase ‘flow rolling’ often gets a bad rap...
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...
roger gracie guard pass

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...
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...