Ricardo Liborio BJJ De La Riva Guard Tip

Ricardo Liborio, Coach at American Top Team (ATT) and former coach of Brazilian Top Team (BTT), demonstrates a De La Riva Guard Sweep when your opponent tries to take the De la Riva hook leg out from the inside. Ricardo makes it clear that you should control both arms in order to get this sweep.…

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Grappling Spider monkey unleashed!

Dip Thapa was at an event and was getting guillotined by a guy nearly twice his size. He somehow reverses the position to take his opponent’s back. This is a great measure of grappling patience, dexterity and technique. Check out the widely popular video below: See BJJ Intelligence here

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Rafael Mendes: My legacy

This is a great video for anyone who dares to dream in the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Rafael Mendes is a 6 time featherweight black belt world champion. This video goes on to show his BJJ accomplishments through his own words. He did all of this before he reached the age of 27. Watch…

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Adam Wardzinski Butterfly Guard Study (BJJ Scout)

Adam Wardzinski is seen here working his butterfly guard. The BJJ Scout digs deep into this very effective video that you should study. This guard play was popularized long ago Nova Uniao for sure had some great people using this style of sweep like Shaolin. Leo Santos, and Robson Moura. Felipe Pena actually uses the…

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Tai Chi Master vs MMA Fighter (and background story)

I saw this on a few outlets over the past week and thought it would be interesting to report on for the BJJ community. Check out this match up between a Tai Chi Master who fights against an MMA fighter. Apparently it was live-streamed in front of a ton of people. Check it out below…

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5 Tips For Getting Older in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The adage “Never quit” is common in Jiu Jitsu. This means you don’t ever stop training. Yet when we grow older we seem to have many injuries, habits or life events that make us stop. It’s nothing personal it’s simply what happens. Not everyone has the time when they have kids. Not everyone has the…

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To compete in BJJ or not to compete?

It is said that a small percentage of BJJ practitioners compete in BJJ and Submission Grappling events. There are several reasons to compete… – Competition can make people more focused on tightening their game. – Competition can forge bonds. – Competition can develop teamwork and it can help us learn how to win and lose.…

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5 Ways To Spice Up Your BJJ training

Five ways to spice up the BJJ Blues. Jiu Jitsu is one of the greatest arts we know. But sometimes we may get the bjj blues. We may not have time to train. We may hit a plateau. We may get injured. We may even at time get bored or stuck in a rut. Have…

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