What to Eat on Tournament Day (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournaments)

Toady I am going to talk about one question that I receive all the time.  Many times when I do seminars, teach class, go to tournaments and receive messages people are asking me what they should eat on the day of the tournament.  It is the most important day! So guys, to be honest, on Read more about What to Eat on Tournament Day (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournaments)[…]

5 Tips To Improve Your Half Guard by Me & Tom Deblass

Today I am here with Tom DeBlass, this is a huge pleasure for me to be here with Tom.  We are here at my new school, The Bernardo Faria Academy in Bedford, MA, the Boston area.  Tom is here filming some new techniques for his new instructional DVD that will be coming out where Tom Read more about 5 Tips To Improve Your Half Guard by Me & Tom Deblass[…]

5 Tips To Improve Your Half Guard by Me & Tom Deblass

Today I am here with Tom DeBlass, this is a huge pleasure for me to be here with Tom.  We are here at my new school, The Bernardo Faria Academy in Bedford, MA, the Boston area.  Tom is here filming some new techniques for his new instructional DVD that will be coming out where Tom Read more about 5 Tips To Improve Your Half Guard by Me & Tom Deblass[…]

Purple Belt – The Hardest Belt In BJJ

Today I am going to talk to you guys about which belt I think is the hardest one in bjj.  Many people say that blue belt is the hardest belt in Jiu Jitsu I actually believe that the hardest belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the purple belt.  There are many reasons I believe this Read more about Purple Belt – The Hardest Belt In BJJ[…]

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[…]