From The Deep Half Guard To The Back by Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida

Today I am here with the winning-est BJJ competitor in history, Buchecha.  Buchecha is someone who I have always looked up to in competition because he is always beating all the best guys and he is always fighting to win.  It was a honor for me to have him share some of his deep half. Read more about From The Deep Half Guard To The Back by Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida[…]

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[…]

Waiter Sweep From Deep Half Guard by Lucas Valle

Today I am here with a good friend of mine Lucas Valle.  Lucas is a very tough black belt who is young and competing a lot.  He just won the Boston Open at his weight division and he did the Fight To Win Pro recently and also won his fight there against a very tough Read more about Waiter Sweep From Deep Half Guard by Lucas Valle[…]

Different Deep Half Guard Sweep by Nathan Jeffers

Today I am here with Nathan Jeffers, I was doing a seminar here at Tom Oberhue’s school in Portland, Oregon.  Nathan just got his black belt and Nathan is really impressive because he is 51 years old and he plays a game exactly like mine.  He likes to play the half guard like mine and Read more about Different Deep Half Guard Sweep by Nathan Jeffers[…]

How To Pass The Deep Half Guard by Dimitrius Souza

Today I am here with Dimitrius Souza, we both gave a seminar here at alliance.  Dimitrius is a good friend of mine and we used to train together a lot.  Dimitrius is one of those guys that have the best balance in the world.  I remember when we trained together he always gave me a Read more about How To Pass The Deep Half Guard by Dimitrius Souza[…]

Deep Half Guard Sweep Controlling The Sleeve by Felipe “Pe de Pao” Bueno

Today I am here with Felipe “Pe De Pao” Bueno. Felipe is a black belt from Alliance, Sao Paulo, he has got amazing results in the Jiu Jitsu tournaments. He got third place in the Worlds as a black belt, third place at Pan Ams as a black belt, and second place in the Brazilian Read more about Deep Half Guard Sweep Controlling The Sleeve by Felipe “Pe de Pao” Bueno[…]

Deep Half Guard Sweep Controlling The Sleeve by Felipe "Pe de Pao" Bueno

Today I am here with Felipe “Pe De Pao” Bueno. Felipe is a black belt from Alliance, Sao Paulo, he has got amazing results in the Jiu Jitsu tournaments. He got third place in the Worlds as a black belt, third place at Pan Ams as a black belt, and second place in the Brazilian Read more about Deep Half Guard Sweep Controlling The Sleeve by Felipe "Pe de Pao" Bueno[…]

Brazilian Jiu jitsu Academy

From Z-Guard To Deep Half-Guard To Over-Under Pass by Misael Miranda

From Z-Guard To Deep Half-Guard to Over-Under Pass by Misael Miranda (Instructional Video In The Blog Post) I love deep half guard, because I always feel that the sweeps from there are easy and simple to do. Its not the type of game that you need to be flexible, fast, or athletic. When you are Read more about From Z-Guard To Deep Half-Guard To Over-Under Pass by Misael Miranda[…]

Brazilian Jiu jitsu Academy

Half-Guard -> Back Take -> Choke by Matheus Diniz

When I first decided to move to NYC full time to teach and train at Marcelo Garcia’s Academy, I was a little unsure on how the training would be because there was not many black belts training at Marcelo’s academy yet. I mentioned my concern to a friend who had spent some time in NYC Read more about Half-Guard -> Back Take -> Choke by Matheus Diniz[…]

Brazilian Jiu jitsu Academy

Half-Guard -> Back Take -> Choke by Matheus Diniz

When I first decided to move to NYC full time to teach and train at Marcelo Garcia’s Academy, I was a little unsure on how the training would be because there was not many black belts training at Marcelo’s academy yet. I mentioned my concern to a friend who had spent some time in NYC Read more about Half-Guard -> Back Take -> Choke by Matheus Diniz[…]