Drills & Training

BJJ 101: The Toe Hold

A good leg lock game consists of understanding the basic concepts of leg entanglement, attack, and defense. A BJJ practitioner must be able to assess which approach to use depending on body position. This means…

BJJ 101: The Americana

The Americana, also known as the key-lock in wrestling, and ude garami in Judo is a shoulder lock in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that applies pressure on the shoulder of the opponent by bending the arm at…

BJJ 101: Ezekiel Choke

One thing that separates Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from other combat sports is its emphasis on technique to defeat bigger and stronger opponents. Grandmaster Helio Gracie once said that we should: “Always assume that your opponent is…

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