Grappling Techniques

Ever Hear Of Shadow Hooks?

Shadow hooks for maintaining mount in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In this great video from the Gracie Academy Youtube channel, Ryron and Rener Gracie cover the concept of "Shadow Hooks".  Shadow Hooks is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) concept used to prevent hook removal once you have the mount position on your opponent.  

2 Finishes From The Armbar Trap - Check Out The Side Of Chicken And the Southern Armbar

Check Out The Side Of Chicken And the Southern Armbar

Here are a couple cool submission finishes from the "Armbar Trap" position.

Corkscrew Footlock From Dean Lister

Corkscrew Footlock From Dean Lister

Dean Lister says that this version of the straight ankle lock is possibly the most effective version of the straight ankle foot lock for both mixed martial arts (MMA), submission wrestling or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). 

Have you seen or tried this technique before? Let us know what you think.

Armbar From Back Take

Miyao brothers armbar from back take

We've all been there, you have your opponent's back and they decide to posture up and try to shake you off. Thanks to the Miyao brothers, you know have a slick arm bar answer for them.

Even though this video is demonstrated with the gi, it works just as well no-gi. Try it out, get your reps in and let us know how it goes!

Crazy Ass Arm Bar

Crazy Ass Arm Bar

Crazy, unorthadox techniques in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) do sometimes work. As we all know, the basic techniques and fundamentals are essential to success on the mats, cages and on the streets.

However, sometimes a technique that just comes out of left field can catch an opponent off guard. Here is one of those techniques:

Uber Slick Reverse Triangle Set Up

Uber Slick Reverse Triangle Set Up

My friend shared this video with me of this nasty reverse triangle set up from Jiu-Jitsu Times, check it out:

Pulling Web Guard Is Better Than Pulling Guard

Web Guard

We have all heard of pulling guard, but have you heard of pulling "Web Guard" ? This innovative guard is brought to us by Firas Zahabi of the Tristar gym. Firas says that this type of guard pull is good for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), No-Gi grappling and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Watch this video and decide for yourself.

Thanks to Tycen Lynn for the heads up on this video.


Choke Fools Out Like Rickson Gracie

RNC with Rickson Gracie

If Rickson Gracie and Chuck Norris fought eachother the world might just explode. It's just too much testosterone and awesomeness for one battle to contain. I dont know who would win this fight. If Chuck Norris used the secret power of his beard, Rickson might be in trouble. However, If Rickson was able to get mount on Chuck, he might just use the technique in this video to take out the Norris. Either way, I'm sure we would all watch the fight if it was on PPV. 



Collar Tie Reversal To Side Choke

Side Choke

In this demonstration video Luta Livre Black Belt Nico Welko demonstrates a pretty sweet set up for the side choke from the Collar Tie position.

The Asylum Submission - It's will drive you CRAZY

The Asylum

Here at we are huge fans of not only the 10th planet system, but also the great names they come up with to name their techniques. Who doesn't like the names: mono control, gangsta lean, retard control and the ever famous crack head?

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