EXPERT OF THE MONTH
 
Emyr "Shark" Bussade - Pretzel Sweep Secrets - BJJ Weekly Issue #092 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #092 VIEW NOW >

Shark BJJWEmyr is a master of the guard and has an answer for every position. This week he shows us how to handle your opponent when they stuff your leg. Emyr never lets his opponent settle in and uses their own momentum to set up this very dynamic Pretzel Sweep. Timing is everything here. Make sure you practice doing this on time!

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Emyr "Shark" Bussade - Sick and Simple Sweeps - BJJ Weekly Issue #091 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #091 VIEW NOW >

emyr sharkEmyr displays a series of sweeps this month but starts us out with a couple of nice high-percentage tripod sweeps. These sweeps can be applied very fast and are extremely effective. Don't wait for your opponent to hit the ground before you come up, and make sure that you use the momentum of your opponent falling to pull yourself up.

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Pablo Popovitch - This Arm Is Mine Cyborg - BJJ Weekly Issue #090 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #090 VIEW NOW >

Pablo PopovitchFor the past four weeks, Pablo Popovitch has been working off his back. This week he demonstrated another technique when your opponent tried to pass. This kimura can easily be turned into an armbar if your opponent rolls. Pablo uses his foot on Cyborg's hip to create leverage, separating Cyborg's arm from his body. Once that hapens, the fight is over.

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Pablo Popovitch - North South No More - Bjj Weekly Issue #089 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #089 VIEW NOW >

Pablo Popovitch continues this week addressing one of the most uncomfortable positions to be put in. It can be suffocating having your guard passed and having your opponent settle his chest or stomach on your face. Pablo stresses that you need to stay round, shoulders off the mat. Most important detail is to keep your elbows connected to your knees to keep your opponent's weight off you. This technique works great with or without the gi.

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Sigle Leg Takedown Counter - Kimura - Rolles Gracie - BJJ Weekly #040 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #040 VIEW NOW >

In this weeks episode, Rolles Gracie shows us a really nice way to counter a stalled single leg takedown attempt. It can be really difficult this break the grip from your knees when your opponent is hanging on and although he may not be able to finish the takedown, it's too late to sprawl and free your leg.

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Abmar Barbosa - Expert of the Month - Issue #012 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #012 VIEW NOW >

He's been saving the best for last! This week Abmar shows an incredibly slick set up for baiting your opponent into perfect position for a triangle. Your training partners are going to be wondering what the heck just happened after you pull this out of the trick bag!

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Andre 'Dedeco' Almeida - Sit Up Guard Sweeps II - BJJ Technique - #026 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #026 VIEW NOW >

Jiu Jitsu Technique - Sweeps from Sit Up Guard

In this episode, Dedeco shows us a couple of very simple and sweet sweeps from sit up guard. These sweeps are basic enough that anyone can add them into their game with just a couple of sessions of practice.

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Ryron Gracie - Ryron Arm Lock From Side Control - BJJ Weekly #030 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #030 VIEW NOW >

In this episode, Ryron shows us one of his favorite techniques, the arm lock from side control. This technique is really nice when your opponent has his elbows in tight and is being very defensive. There are a ton of little details in this video so make sure to watch it a few times - seems simple at first but there is a lot going on with position and technique to make it work so well.

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Pablo Popovitch - Guard Control with The Bottom Leg - Bjj Weekly Issue #088 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #088 VIEW NOW >

Sometimes you opponent can over power your top leg, compressing it to pass your guard. This week Pablo Popovitch continues his nogi guard control technique and demonstrates how to create space with the top leg and free up your bottom leg. If you time this right it is very easy to swing the bottom leg back into place and get control back.

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Roberto "Cyborg" Abreu - Tornado Guard to Triangle - BJJ Weekly #079 THIS POST CAN BE SEE IN Issue #079 VIEW NOW >

This week Cyborg shows us one way to deal with your opponent when the sprawl back after you've spun into tornado guard. You don't have the leverage to lift anymore because their hips are too far away from yours. Instead, use your free leg to extract your leg left in half guard and spin to a triangle. You'll need a lot of core strength to pull off these spins quickly so drilling is key to success, but once you've got it it's deadly!

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