EXPERT OF THE MONTH
 
‪Ralek Gracie - Full Mount - BJJ Weekly Issue #102‬ THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #102 VIEW NOW >

 In his final week Ralek demonstrates how to control your opponent from full mount. This technique is great for self defense, BJJ or MMA. He explains that it is all about the opposite side hooks and staying low.

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‪Ralek Gracie - My Secret Armbar - BJJ Weekly Issue #101‬ THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #101 VIEW NOW >

We coaxed Ralek into showing us a "secret" technique. He said a lot of people ask his about his armbar setup that he catches so often. Ralek walks us through the steps necessary to close the deal and submit your opponent. He also stresses the importance of making sure both legs are over your opponents body. If you follow this blueprint your armlock percentage will increase drastically.

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‪Ralek Gracie - Shake the Head Take The Arm - BJJ Weekly Issue #100‬ THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #100 VIEW NOW >

ralek issue 100Ralek shares another secret with us this week. Standard defense from the armlock position is to grab your own collar or your own wrist. Ralek demonstrates two ways to break the grip. One of his secrets is to shake the head of his opponent vibrating the hand free. This shaking makes you lose focus and release the grip. It is very uncomfortable and a bit frustrating on the receiving end. Give it a try in your next class!

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‪Ralek Gracie - Get The Triangle Everytime - BJJ Weekly Issue #099‬ THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #099 VIEW NOW >

ralek gracieThis week we welcome new expert of the month, Ralek Gracie. Ralek is the grandson of Helio Gracie and he does not disappoint. This week Ralek shares some of his secrets for securing the triangle. He always off balances his opponent and never lets them control his collar. This technique is very high percentage and works in sport bjj, mma or on the street.

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‪Rafael Rebello - Cartwheel Choke - BJJ Weekly Issue #098‬ THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #098 VIEW NOW >

rafael thumbnailThis is Rafael Rebello's final week with us and he does not disappoint. He continues from last weeks position but finishes with a dynamic cartwheel and a choke. It's important to keep a good base when landing and maintain pressure and a good grip on your opponent's collar. Watch it and make it your own!

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‪Rafael Rebello - Chicken Wing Choke - BJJ Weekly Issue #097‬ THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #097 VIEW NOW >

Rafael Rebello 097This week, Rafael Rebello moves into the top side control position. He demonstrates two chokes when your opponent frames your neck. This chicken wing control will frustrate your opponent and if they try to pull their wing out you will have something sweet and crispy waiting for them.

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‪Rafael Rebello - Triangle the Turtle - BJJ Weekly Issue #096‬ THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #096 VIEW NOW >

Rafael RebelloRafael Rebell‬o‪ continues this week from the turtle position. His opponent tries to defend and Rafael exploits his ‬defense creating an opportunity for submission‪. This is a slick triangle setup and you need to make sure you secure the position before going ‬on the attack‪.‬‬

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‪Rafael Rebello - Kill the Turtle with the Owl - BJJ Weekly Issue #095‬ THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #095 VIEW NOW >

Rafael RebelloThis week we welcome Rafael Rebello. Rafa shows us three very effective techniques for attacking the turtle position. All three techniques are very high percentage moves and work well in competition. In his last technique he demonstrates the perched owl. You have seen this on highlight films but never broken down like this.

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Emyr "Shark" Bussade - Reverse Spider Trap - BJJ Weekly Issue #094 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #094 VIEW NOW >

Shark 094Shark has shown us why swimming in his waters is full of traps. In his final week he demonstrates an dynamic move when your opponent tries to apply the leg drag pass. Shark moves into the reverse spider guard position and then to a nice omoplata sweep. Revisit the past three weeks and get proficient with the techniques to make your open guard dangerous.

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Emyr "Shark" Bussade - Inverted Lawn Mower Sweep - BJJ Weekly Issue #093 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #093 VIEW NOW >

emyr sharkEmyr "Shark" continues this week with a really fancy sweep. This works well when your opponent tries to sit into inverted half guard. You need to be on time with this one and make sure to execute it before your opponent drops their hips on the tatami. Shark calls this sweep the lawnmower because you need to catch and stretch.

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