Funk Rolling in BJJ

Ladies and gentlemen, BJJ Scout is back with another one of his/her awesome positional study videos. If you’ve been following his/her work, you know that he/she creates the best breakdown videos out there. This time, it’s about the “funk roll”, a technique that is not that well developed yet, but is used by high level grapplers like Xande Ribeiro and Ben Askren etc. Do you “funk roll”? Check it out below.   It’s always awesome […]

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Marcelo Teaches The Short Hook Sweep

Marcelo Garcia is, and always will be one of the greatest grapplers of all time. He has a fantastic competition resume, but in our opinion, he is an even better coach and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor. In this video, taken straight from the MG In Action online portal, Marcelo teaches and breaks down the short hook sweep. This is a nice technique so take a moment and check it out below. Marcelo Teaches The Short Hook […]

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Americana Trap

Gustavo Gasperin is one of the most intelligent men we’ve met in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Not only is he a Black Belt under Fabricio Werdum, but he also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education which greatly assist in his teaching methods. As a competitor, Gustavo is a multiple time World and American Champion with a heavy emphasis on the No-Gi game. However, in this video below, Gustavo dons the Gi and teaches a simple but […]

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The First Spider Guard Sweep You Should Learn

There are many Spider Guard sweeps you can learn. We can count at least ten off the top of our heads and a large number of variations to those as well. However, some are more effective than others and we’ve come to learn in our BJJ journeys that the fundamental techniques are always highest percentage. Like this Spider Guard Sweep taught by multiple time world champion Gustavo Gasperin. If you need to add a Spider […]

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Omoplata Counter To Ankle Lock

When we asked you guys a few weeks back (via a poll) what technique you wanted to learn most, you guys voted for the Omoplata. So when you ask, you get. We team up with Jeff Martinez from the Mile High MMA Network who has created a couple of great instructional videos exclusively for you guys covering some Omoplata techniques. The instructor in the video is Black Belt Bryan Waltz of Gracie Barra-Colorado Springs and he […]

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Big Man Jiu Jitsu

We all constantly hear about “small man Jiu Jitsu” and are marveled by the feats of when a smaller practitioner triumphs over a larger practitioner. But today, we pay homage to big man Jiu Jitsu. Who better to demonstrate big man Jiu Jitsu than current reigning Super Heavyweight and Absolute World Champion, Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida from Checkmat. Buchecha is a large man that moves as fast and agile as a practitioner 3 divisions down. Enjoy […]

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  • Closed Guard With Leozinho

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