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Josh Barnett Gets Down With The Flow

Josh Barnett

If you have been a member of this site for any amount of time you know that we have a boy crush (in a hetro sorta-way) with Josh Barnett.

The former "Baby-Faced Assassin" turned "War Master" was a former UFC champion and now is the Metamoris heavyweight champion. That is alot of experience folks. Heck, he even used to post on here from time to time. So when we found this video of the Baby-Faced-War-Master-Assassin pumping out a lockflow - we geeked!!!

Check out this flow and let us know how many of these locks you don't know.

Joe Rogan Shows The Imanari Choke

Joe Rogan shows the Imanari Choke

10th planet and Jean Jacques Machado black belt, Joe Rogan shows the "Imanari Choke" to Whitney Miller, Danny Castillo, and TJ Dillashaw in his own unique teaching style in this video. 

Joe uses the classic rubber guard entery to the omoplata submission position, but adds a nasty choke to finish off his opponent.

It's a nice break down for those of you who have not seen this finish before.

How To Easily Defend Against The Kesa Gatame

How To Easily Defend Against The Kesa Gatame

 

The Kesa Gatame can be a position that highlights the weakness in your game if you allow it.  Tricky as it is, isn’t a death sentence if you know how to properly escape from here and re-establish your guard.  The trick is to be compact and forceful.

Escaping Side Control And Attacking The Back

Escaping Side Control And Attacking The Back

Having slick and killer submission skills in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is something that we all obviously long for so that one day we can become one of the most feared grapplers out there.

But what good is offense without the proper defensive skills?

Triangle Choke From Side Control

Triangle Choke From Side Control

Hitting submissions from unconventional positions is one of the coolest things about grappling. In this technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion Evandro Nunes we get a prime example of this concept.

Nunes goes from side control into a beautiful triangle, try it out and let us know how it goes.  

The Powerful Knee Bar Sweep

Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in the area of leg locks. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, MMA Sports Mag, and more - find more of his leg lock articles and resources at scienceofskill.com

In the high paced world of leg lock warfare, you always have to have a couple of tricks up your sleeve.  I love leg locks, I love reversals, I love being able to spring a couple of surprises onto my opponent out of the blue that gets them to tap out.  It’s a GREAT feeling!

High Mount Attacks With Cody Houston

So you've mounted your opponent and he decides to hug your body with all his might to keep you from advancing to a submission or to to keep you from pummeling his face. 

In this video Cody Houston shows you a few options that might help you secure the victory.

Check out Cody's gym in Port Angeles, WA ... CageWorx MMA

De La Riva Defense

De La Riva Defense

Reverse Omoplata Series

Reverse Omoplata Series

Front Headlock Series

Front Headlock Series

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