If Your Teammates Call You “Gumby,” This Crazy Technique Might Just Work For You

Being obscenely flexible is definitely a plus in jiu-jitsu not only for its defensive purposes, but also for the world of other submission opportunities it can open up. In this video, Edmo Dias demonstrates a counter to the seatbelt-based back take that you have to see to believe. The likelihood of hitting this submission in…

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Foil the crucifix with João Gabriel Rocha

João controls on top after executing his acrobatic transition. An elite athlete in international BJJ, João Gabriel Rocha of Soul Fighters has up his sleeve an ocean of transitions that can help you enrich your arsenal for your training and competitive efforts. In today’s lesson, recorded exclusively by Graciemag.com during a photo shoot, he shows his…

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Local Purple Belt Runs Out Of Candy, Hands Out Wristlocks To Trick-Or-Treaters Instead

Image Source: Rawpixel.com via Pexels A Columbus, OH, resident has been accused of wristlocking unsuspecting trick-or-treaters on Halloween after his supply of candy ran out early. Freddy Williams, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu purple belt, was answering the door to hand out what he described as “generous fistfulls” of candy to neighborhood children on October 31 when…

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Roger Gracie teaches a choke against an opponent who’s on all fours

Roger prepares the adjustment of his hands to achieve the choke.  In another technical lesson produced by our friends over at the Dojjo channel, Roger Gracie brings a tight counter-attack you can use to avoid being reversed by an opponent who’s rebelling against your side control. The conclusion is a choke. Roger explains how an opponnent…

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Stop Headlocks From Ruining Your Day With These Wrestling-Based Defensive Techniques

Getting stuck in a headlock can lead to a lot of trouble, including guillotines and dangerous transitions. However, many people resign themselves to the idea that once their opponent has them in a headlock, they aren’t getting out, and that couldn’t be further from the truth. This video from FolkJitsu demonstrates a few wrestling-based techniques…

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