BJJ POWER PLAY
 
BJJ Power Play - Get the X-Guard with Rafael "Formiga" - BJJ Weekly Issue #092 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #092 VIEW NOW >

Formiga xguardRafael "Formiga" Barbosa is one of the most dynamic bjj players in the game today. This week he shows us a nice way to achieve the x-guard position. This works even with the heaviest of opponents. The key is to create the leverage you must turn your body and use your bottom leg as a lever to extend your opponent. Try it!

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Ryron Gracie - Arm Lock Grip Break - BJJ Power Play THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #026 VIEW NOW >

Ryron shows us a nice little power play detail for breaking the grip while finishing an arm lock.

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BJJ Power Play - Grip to Pass Everytime - Issue #088 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #088 VIEW NOW >

Trying to pass without having a strategy can backfire. One of the most important passing details is controlling the grips. The best time to pass is immediately after the take down or immediately after your opponent pulls guard, so don't let your opponent settle in, the sooner you control the grip game, the quicker you can get into your passing game. In this segment, Pete Roberts demonstrates a way to control the grips when standing to pass.

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BJJ Power Play - Create a Lever to Win - BJJ Weekly #087 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #087 VIEW NOW >

This week bjjweekly's Pete Roberts demonstrates how to use your body to create space and regain control while your opponent controls the sleeve grips. This setup is great for passing the De La Riva Guard. Make sure to keep your elbow close to your body and your posture and base wide to avoid getting swept. You need to make this move fast, don't wait around or you will end up on your back!

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Jimmy Pedro - Grip Break Power Play - BJJ Weekly #065 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #065 VIEW NOW >

Jimmy Pedro shows us a quick Power Play on breaking grips.This technique is from the standup, but the same concepts can be applied to breaking the grip while you are in your opponents guard.  Snap, Slap, Back - all at the same time and there’s no way your opponent will be able to hang on to your lapel!

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Luigi Mondelli - Half Guard Lockdown Counter - BJJ Power Play - BJJ Weekly #054 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #054 VIEW NOW >

In this BJJ Power Play Luigi Mondelli shares a method that he likes to use to counter the half guard lockdown. It can be a really annoying position to be stuck in top half guard when you opponent uses this lock down, this quick tip will give you one option for getting out.

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Keith Florian - Avoid Getting Stacked During Triangle Choke - BJJ Power Play - BJJ Weekly #055 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #055 VIEW NOW >

Keith Florian shares a BJJ Power Play to help avoid getting stacked while you are attempting to triangle your oppornent. Many times you might get the trianlge secured but then end up having to let it go because you let your opponent use his weight to pressue you. This detail helps to keep you out from under their weight.

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Luigi Mondelli - Cross Choke from Mount Details - BJJ Power Play - BJJ Weekly #052 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #052 VIEW NOW >

In this BJJ Power Play Luigi Mondelli shares some details for finishing the cross choke from mount without getting swept or losing position.

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BJJ Power Play - Maintain Posture When Standing - Jason Scully THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #043 VIEW NOW >

In this BJJ Power Play, Jason Scully shares his method for maintaining posture while standing, even if your opponent manages to grip your lapel.

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BJJ Power Play - Defeating the Cross Collar Grip - BJJ Weekly #046 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #046 VIEW NOW >

In this BJJ Power Play Pete shares a quick tip on how to defeat a cross collar grip when you are in your opponent's guard. If your opponent is able to secure the second grip the submission is likely so you really don't want to spend a lot of time doing anything else until you can free the grip from your lapel. This simple head weave motion works most of the time.

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