2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep56: Hip Bump Triangle

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep56: Hip Bump Triangle

Learning to transition in and out of submissions is an important skill to develop. If you can master these transitions, you’ll create an inescapable web of destruction and death for your opponents!!! Maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but you will be able to catch more submissions. There are numerous submission transitions in Jiu Jitsu, however, […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep55: Roll Over Back Take

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep55: Roll Over Back Take

The back is arguably the most dominant in Jiu Jitsu. As a result, it’s a good idea to be able to take the back no matter how your opponent reacts. In passing one of the most common reactions your opponent will have is to turtle. This reaction gives you a great opportunity to attack the […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep 54: Countering Leg Grab

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep 54: Countering Leg Grab Against The Top Spin

There are many styles of top control. Some people like to squash their opponents, some people like to float and use movement to stay on top, and some people like to pin their opponents and take away their ability to move. Regardless of the style of control, you like to use, the top spin is […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.53: Step Over Straight Arm Bar

One of the most common problems Jiu Jitsu students have when they attack a submission is losing control of the position. This can happen through a loss of balance, giving their opponent space to move, or rushing to get the tap. The Step Over Straight Arm Bar from Kuzure Kesa Gatame is a fantastic way […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep 52: Kuzure Kesa Gatame Americana

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep 52: Kuzure Kesa Gatame Americana

The Americana from Side Control is one of the first submissions you’ll learn when you start Jiu Jitsu. However, when you come to try it in sparring, the Americana can be difficult to catch. A big reason for this is because you’re trying to control your opponent’s arm with your arm. That is not mechanically […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.51: Leg Ride Half Guard Pass

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.51: Leg Ride Half Guard Pass

Throughout my competition BJJ career, top of half guard is probably the most common position I find myself in. This probably due to the fact I normally play on top and I love a good knee slide. As a result, I understand how important the underhook is to half guard play. The underhook is life […]