In BJJ Technique Beats Strength But Will Beats Technique

Hey guys todays blog is going to be a little different because I am going to share my favorite quote with you and tell you a little about my training philosophy.  The quote is this “In bjj technique beats strength but will beats technique.” I can’t think of a quote that is more true.  Let Read more about In BJJ Technique Beats Strength But Will Beats Technique[…]

How To Do The Tightest Darce Choke by Edwin Najmi

Today I am honored to have Edwin Najmi here with me.  Edwin Najmi is a world champion and an amazing modern day competitor who I love to watch.  Edwin is a student of a friend of mine and someone I look up to in Jiu Jitsu, Romulo Barral.  Edwin won the open class world at Read more about How To Do The Tightest Darce Choke by Edwin Najmi[…]

The Faria Sweep From Deep Half Guard by Masahiro Iwasaki

Guys today I am here in Japan with one of my favorite competitors these days, Masahiro Iwasaki.  Masahiro is probably the most successful competitor in Asia.  He is a light weight and has beaten some of the biggest names in the division like Edwin Najmi, Gilbert Burns “Durihno,” and many other guys that are crazy Read more about The Faria Sweep From Deep Half Guard by Masahiro Iwasaki[…]

Butterfly Sweep Crossing The Arm by Adam Wardzinski

Today I am here with Adam Wardzinski.  Adam is one of the best Jiu Jitsu guys in the world now a days.  This is very cool to see because Adam is from Europe and this to me shows how much Jiu Jitsu is growing and how fast.  For example, this year at the worlds many Read more about Butterfly Sweep Crossing The Arm by Adam Wardzinski[…]

A Trick To Finish The Armbar From The Mount By Chris Downing

Today we are going to learn a trick to finish the armbar from the mount by Chris Downing. He is a black belt and instructor at Alliance Pennsylvania located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. I just completed a seminar here, we had a great turnout and learned a lot. Chris is going to show us one Read more about A Trick To Finish The Armbar From The Mount By Chris Downing[…]

Crazy Lapel Choke From A Purple Belt

Today we are going to see a crazy lapel choke from a purple belt named Toby. He trains at Gracie United Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I just completed a seminar here and I rolled with Toby. He tried a choke on me from half-guard that I had never seen before. He almost Read more about Crazy Lapel Choke From A Purple Belt[…]

Armbar Trap From The Mount By Jordan Lutsky

Today we are going to see an armbar trap from the mount by Jordan Lutsky. He has excellent jiujitsu and is a black belt under Rafael Formiga. I just completed a seminar at his academy The Jiu Jitsu Mill in Port Chester, New York. He is going to show us one of his favorite moves Read more about Armbar Trap From The Mount By Jordan Lutsky[…]

The Butterfly Sweep Without Underhook By Rafael Formiga

Today we are going to learn the butterfly sweep without underhook by Rafael Formiga. He is the founder of Soul Fighters BJJ. Rafael was the first jiu-jitsu star I ever trained with in my life. When I was a brown belt we both trained at Brazilian Top Team. I went to train with him in Read more about The Butterfly Sweep Without Underhook By Rafael Formiga[…]

Older Grappler This Is For You

If you are an older grappler this is for you. Today I am here with Pat Worley. He got his black belt from Damian Hirtz at Alliance Minnesota located in Edina. Pat is 68 years old now. He started training jiu-jitsu when he was 54 years old. Also he is a 10th dan black belt in karate. He won Read more about Older Grappler This Is For You[…]