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 10: Kimura From Side Control

2 min Jiu Jitsu #10: Kimura Form Side Control

Attacking a submission that gives up your dominant position is always a risk. After all, if your submission attempt fails, you could end up in a poor position. The classic example of this would be the armbar from mount or side control. This is one reason the Kimura from North-South is a fantastic submission for […]