The Chair Sweep from Over Under Pass by Trevor Johnston

Today I am here with Trevor Johnston, he is a brown belt from open mat academy in Toronto and he just came here to visit my academy in Bedford, MA. I was doing some training with Trevor and he was defending the over under really well and doing a sweep from there.  He actually got Read more about The Chair Sweep from Over Under Pass by Trevor Johnston[…]

From Over-Under To Stack Pass By Leonardo Saggioro

Today I am here with Leonardo “Cacao” Saggioro,” it’s a huge pleasure for me to be here with him.  He is probably the guy that I have trained the most with in my life.  We both trained at the same gym and got all of our belts from white to black at the same academy.  Read more about From Over-Under To Stack Pass By Leonardo Saggioro[…]

Kimura Attack From Over-Under Pass by Robert Henricksen

Today I am here in the Pittsburgh suburbs at a Lucas Lepri Affiliate.  The teacher here is Robert Henricksen.  I just had the pleasure of doing a seminar here at Roberts school and I asked him to show us one position he does really well.  Robert is going to show us a Kimura from the Read more about Kimura Attack From Over-Under Pass by Robert Henricksen[…]

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A Sneaky BJJ Choke vs Over Under Pass By Jason Eames

In one of my seminars in February, I met Jason Eames. Jason is a black belt from Andre Galvao, he lives in Philadelfia and he has his own school there. For this blog post I asked him to show us a very sneaky BJJ choke that he was trying against me during the entire roll. Read more about A Sneaky BJJ Choke vs Over Under Pass By Jason Eames[…]

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The Counter Attack For The Over-Under Pass by Diego Gamonal

The Counter Attack For The Over-Under Pass by Diego Gamonal (Video In The Blog Post) If you are familiar with the Over-Under Pass and you use it often, you might have realized that many people use one counter for the Over-Under Pass, that works pretty much like a trap, they let you pass the guard, Read more about The Counter Attack For The Over-Under Pass by Diego Gamonal[…]

Bernardo Faria’s Over/Under Pass Study

This Blog post below was not written by me, it was written by Graham Barlow (www.bjjnotebook.com), who seems to be a big fan of my BJJ Style. So I asked him for permission to post it on my blog. I hope you guys enjoy it. OSSS Graham Barlow: “I’ve been playing about with this guard Read more about Bernardo Faria’s Over/Under Pass Study[…]

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How To Defend The Back Going To The Half Guard & Over-Under Pass by Philippe Balmant

Since I moved to NYC in 2013, I become a very good friend of this guy. Philippe Balmant. Phill is the one who helps to take care of Marcelo’s school, doing everything there. He works at the front desk, he cleans the school, he teaches privates classes, he helps with group classes and he is Read more about How To Defend The Back Going To The Half Guard & Over-Under Pass by Philippe Balmant[…]

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How To Defend The Back Going To The Half Guard & Over-Under Pass by Philippe Balmant

Since I moved to NYC in 2013, I become a very good friend of this guy. Philippe Balmant. Phill is the one who helps to take care of Marcelo’s school, doing everything there. He works at the front desk, he cleans the school, he teaches privates classes, he helps with group classes and he is Read more about How To Defend The Back Going To The Half Guard & Over-Under Pass by Philippe Balmant[…]

The Ideal Game For “The Old Grappler”

The ideal Game For The “Old Grappler”: Last year (2015), in one of my seminars, a student attending the seminar came to me and said: “Hey Bernardo, I love your game, because it is really good for guys getting old like me…” he was in his 40’s. He went on to explain that because he Read more about The Ideal Game For “The Old Grappler”[…]

The Ideal Game For "The Old Grappler"

The ideal Game For The “Old Grappler”: Last year (2015), in one of my seminars, a student attending the seminar came to me and said: “Hey Bernardo, I love your game, because it is really good for guys getting old like me…” he was in his 40’s. He went on to explain that because he Read more about The Ideal Game For "The Old Grappler"[…]