How We Started BJJ Fanatics by Bernardo Faria, Michael Zenga & Michael Reardon

Hey guys today I am sharing a special video with you.  This is a video on the story of how me and my great friends and business partners, Michael Zenga, and Michael Reardon started our business BJJ Fanatics.  I am extremely passionate about what we are doing with BJJ Fanatics and I wanted to share Read more about How We Started BJJ Fanatics by Bernardo Faria, Michael Zenga & Michael Reardon[…]

3 Submissions Every BJJ Black Belt Should Know by Craig Jones, Bernardo Faria & John Danaher

Guys today is a special video because I am here with 2 other legends of BJJ, the great John Danaher and the great Craig Jones.  We wanted to share with you the 3 submissions that we think every single black belt in bjj should be familiar with.  So let’s see the video below! Osssss guys! Read more about 3 Submissions Every BJJ Black Belt Should Know by Craig Jones, Bernardo Faria & John Danaher[…]

Basic Foot Locks & Leg Attacks For BJJ White Belts (Beginners) by Warren Brooks

Guys today I am here with Warren Brooks.  Today we are going to show you some very basic leg locks that can help beginners start their leg lock journeys.  Some people do not like to show leg locks to beginners because according with the IBJJF you can only do strait ankle at white belt.  As Read more about Basic Foot Locks & Leg Attacks For BJJ White Belts (Beginners) by Warren Brooks[…]

The Claw (Wrestling Move) By 2018 Wrestling World Champion J’Den Cox

Guys today I am here with the great J’Den Cox.  For those of you don’t know, J’den is one of the best wrestlers in the world.  He is the 2018 World Champion, he is an Olympic Bronze Medalist and he is a 3x NCAA champion.   J’den is one of the toughest guys I have ever Read more about The Claw (Wrestling Move) By 2018 Wrestling World Champion J’Den Cox[…]

Different Version Of The Fireman’s Carry by Dan Vallimont

Guys today I am here again with another great wrestler, Dan Vallimont.  Dan is one of the best wrestlers in the entire country and today we shot an entire instructional series with him on wrestling and I was very impressed.  Dan was able to throw me with a bunch of takedowns and I am more Read more about Different Version Of The Fireman’s Carry by Dan Vallimont[…]

Concepts About Balance & Base With The Best On It – Lucas Lepri

Today I am here with my good friend and multiple time Black Belt World Champion, Lucas Lepri.  Lucas and I have trained together for a long time and he is one of my great friends.  Lucas was the only person to win the black belt world championships without anyone scoring a point on him. Lucas Read more about Concepts About Balance & Base With The Best On It – Lucas Lepri[…]

Lapel Sweep From Sit Up Guard by Alexandre “Gigi” Paiva

Guys today I am here with some one I have a lot of respect for, a living legend, a black belt world champion and founder of Alliance, Alexandre “Gigi” Paiva.  Alexandre is one of the guys I have always looked up to and he is one of the best teachers there is.  Many people want Read more about Lapel Sweep From Sit Up Guard by Alexandre “Gigi” Paiva[…]

The Toughest “Fighter” I have Ever Seen – Paul Moran

Today my blog is going to be a little bit different.  One of my good friend, Paul Moran, came to visit my academy in Bedford, MA and I asked him to film a video for me.  The reason I asked him to film is because Paul is by far the toughest fighter I have ever Read more about The Toughest “Fighter” I have Ever Seen – Paul Moran[…]

Butterfly Trap: Kimura From “Turtle Guard” by Eduardo Telles

Today I am here with a good friend of mine and somebody who I used to look up to as I was coming up through the ranks, my friend, Eduardo Telles.   Telles was somebody that I wanted to train with years ago when I lived in Brazil, he had the best school there.  Eduardo is Read more about Butterfly Trap: Kimura From “Turtle Guard” by Eduardo Telles[…]

The “Last Chance Sweep” From Half Guard

Today I am going to share a video I made when I was training at Marcelo’s in NYC.  This is one of my favorite positions in the world and it is something that I have done my entire career.  I call this position the “Last Chance” sweep from the half guard.  What I mean by Read more about The “Last Chance Sweep” From Half Guard[…]