#122 – Hannette Staack – A Conversation with The Most Decorated Female Jiujitsu Champion

Posted Friday, May 26, 2017
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Hannette Staack one of the most accomplished grapplers in the world and an historical jiu jitsu black belt graded by by Andre “Negao”. A founding member of the Brazil 021 BJJ team, Hannette Staack has won numerous medals in important tournaments such as the world championships (7x) and the ADCC (3x), arguably the world’s toughest […]

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#116 – John Battle – A Full Time Grind

Posted Tuesday, May 09, 2017
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John Battle is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu and a full time BJJ instructor at McHugh BJJ in Mt Laurel, NJ. John is an avid competitor who is working towards a career in sport of professional jiujitsu. He has won many local competitions, has participated in super fights, and competed in some big name […]

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Paper Cutter Choke from 7 o’clock North South

Posted Friday, July 18, 2014
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Paper cutter  choke from 7 oclock North South brought to you by 1/2 of the Main Brothers Mike Main. Brother of Ultimate Fighter veteran Andy Main.  One of the gems in this technique is the killing of the opponent’s arm.  Rendering opponent’s arm useless makes for less resistance and better probability of sinking in the […]

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Slick Back Take from Side Mount

Posted Wednesday, June 18, 2014
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This is a Slick Back Take that our brother Chris Civello bestowed upon us in training one day.  We loved it and instantly made him film it.  It was either that or being stoned to death:)

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Lincoln Sweep/ Toe Hold from Foot and Hook Guard

Posted Monday, May 26, 2014
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This is a  COOL sweep reminiscent to Buchecha’s knee bar attacks from half guard. Lincoln slips in a hook while keeping a foot on the hip. He then baits his opponent to smash his legs down by placing his foot across on the hip. This is the beginning of the end.  Take the sweep for […]

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Loop Choke from Guard Transition

Posted Wednesday, May 07, 2014
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A Kron Gracie inspired death choke! Kron is notorious for unconventional loop choking! You can get this choke from many different positions. It is extremely versatile. Collar drag position, butterfly, spider etc.  Be creative:)

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Inverted Armbar

Posted Friday, April 18, 2014
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Sick Armbar from De La Riva Guard courtesy of Inverted Gear CEO, and now, new Alliance BJJ BLACK belt Nelson Puentes. This is an arm bar from De La Riva guard. You start off with double sleeve grip in the DLR guard. You then elevate your opponent, faking a tomoenagi overhead sweep, and allow them […]

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Forearm Slicer

Posted Wednesday, April 09, 2014
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This is a Forearm slicer for when the opponent resists the armbar. Snag the FOREARM SLICER instead! My absolute “go to” for when my opponent has the super duty vice grip clasp.  This technique is super high percentage. www.showtheart.co Facebook.com/showtheART showtheart@gmail.com Performed by Murky and Acai-inho

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Wrist Trap Armbar

Posted Sunday, March 23, 2014
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This sneaky little armbar was done to us in training one day courtesy of Nuno Macedo :). This was one of those occasions that tapping was WORTH it.

This is an armbar you would get in side control when your opponent is framing against your hip. A pretty common action when being under sidemount,,, excellent >:)

Trap the Wrist.
Next, use your free arm to fold their legs to the mat.
Lastly, windhield wipe and throw your over his head and fall towards the legs.

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De La Riva Shin Sweep

Posted Monday, March 10, 2014
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This sexy sweep was taught to me by my instructor, Lucas Lepri. I loved this sweep a little too much and carried it with me through the ranks. This sweep is available from De la Riva guard when your opponent attempts to pass your guard. They push your foot down and step over. You then intercept their leg with an underhook, switch your DLR hook to a Reverse DLR hook and deliver the sweep. You then pass the guard with a single under pass.

Lucas Lepri has put me on to the “TOTAL” game. He is complete EVERYWHERE. Can pass a mean guard, sweep a base god, and submit a sabretooth, double caralho!!

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