2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.48: Chair Sit Drill

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.48: Chair Sit Drill

The Back is arguably the best position in Jiu Jitsu. However, getting to the back is only half the battle. Once you’ve established back control, you then need to maintain the position. This episode of 2 Minute Jiu Jitsu covers one of the most important Back Control drills call the Chair Sit drill. In case […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.47: Dive Roll Back Attack

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.47: Dive Roll Back Attack

Anytime you can see your opponents back you can attack it. However, sometimes it can be difficult to figure out how to do that. I first learned this style of back attack from Braulio Estima as a way to counter an opponent spinning out of the Estima Lock. It’s quite an unexpected way of attacking […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.45: Standing X Guard Sweep

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.45: Standing X Guard Sweep

The X Guard is a fantastic guard to attack your opponent from. The power of the position comes from the fact you’re directly under your opponent’s centre of balance. This can make it relatively easy for you to knock your opponent off balance and sweep them. Episode 45 of 2 Minute Jiu Jitsu covers the […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.44: Lasso Berimbolo

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.44: Lasso Berimbolo

The Lasso / Pant Grip spider guard AKA Chelsea’s Guard is an incredibly powerful guard. It gives you fantastic control over your opponent’s ability to move in any direction, yet still allows you numerous attacking options. One of the most powerful attacks out of Chelsea’s guard is the transition to deep De La Riva and […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.43: Omoplata Triangle Combination

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.43: Omoplata Triangle Combination

A common reaction your opponent will have to the Omoplata is to posture up. If your opponent has a good base this reaction can make it difficult to finish the omoplata or execute a sweep. However, if your opponent postures up out of your omoplata, you can often transition to the triangle and continue your […]