Butterfly Guard Pass with Justin Hill

Today I am here with Justin Hill.  Justin is a brown belt under Marcelo Garcia and I used to train with him in NYC.  Justin is really tough and was one of the guys that was always at the academy and was always doing all of mine and Marcelo’s classes.  We are at my Academy Read more about Butterfly Guard Pass with Justin Hill[…]

In BJJ We Can Always Learn From Everybody

Today I want to talk about my belief that in BJJ we can always learn from everybody. I believe that every person has one position, technique, or detail that he does better than the rest of us. Jiu-jitsu is very broad with thousands of techniques. It’s impossible to be perfect or familiar with every position. Therefore, Read more about In BJJ We Can Always Learn From Everybody[…]

The Best Way To Get Out Of The X-Guard By Isaque Bahiense

Today we are going to see the best way to get out of the x-guard by Isaque Bahiense. He is 21 years old and the new promising star from Alliance in Sao Paulo. He recently received his black belt from Fabio Gurgel. Last year he won the Worlds as a brown belt in the middleweight Read more about The Best Way To Get Out Of The X-Guard By Isaque Bahiense[…]

He Started BJJ 6 Months Ago And He Feels That He Is Not Getting Any Better

Keith Thompson wrote me saying he started BJJ 6 months ago and he feels that he is not getting any better. He asks if I have any advice to help him progress faster. He says there are days when he gets beat up by everybody in the gym. However, other days his game seems to click and he Read more about He Started BJJ 6 Months Ago And He Feels That He Is Not Getting Any Better[…]

How Do You Know When A BJJ Academy Is Right For You

Today I’m going to talk about how do you know when a BJJ academy is right for you. I received this question from John R. The reason John asked this question is because he sometimes feels his jiu-jitsu isn’t improving. First, I want to talk about finding out if a BJJ academy is right for you. Read more about How Do You Know When A BJJ Academy Is Right For You[…]

How To Get Out Of The One Leg X-Guard

Today we are going to see how to get out of the one leg x-guard by Isaque Bahiense. He is 21 years old and the new promising star from Alliance in Sao Paulo. He recently received his black belt from Fabio Gurgel. Last year he won the Worlds as a brown belt in the middleweight Read more about How To Get Out Of The One Leg X-Guard[…]