All About The Angles… Super Tight Toe Hold From The 50/50.

Super Tight Toe Hold From The 50/50.

I first learned of the 50/50’s existence way back in 2007, when a young purple belt called Ryan Hall used it to heel hook seasoned black belt Gordinho in the ADCC. Back then, the main attacks from the 50/50 were leg locks. However, as the understanding of the 50/50 developed, so did the attacks. There […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep 23: 50/50 Back Attack

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep 23: 50/50 Back Attack

Whether you love it or hate it, the 50/50 Guard is here to stay. If you don’t know how to use the 50/50 or the possible attacks, you’ll be at the mercy of your opponents. Episode 23 of 2 Minute Jiu Jitsu covers an elegant transition from the 50/50 Guard to the back. This back […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep 5: 50/50 Back Take

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep 5: 50/50 Back Take

The 50/50 guard is considered by many people to be a stalling position. However, when you know how to use it, the 50/50 can be a very dynamic attacking position. In episode 5 of 2 Minute Jiu Jitsu, you’ll get to learn one of my favourite ways to attack my opponent from the 50/50 guard. […]