10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Van Nuys- SIde Choke from the Back

One of my favorite chokes besides the Darce is the head and arm choke. In the video below Coach Alder of 10th Planet Van Nuys goes over a slick transition from a failed RNC attempt into a side choke. I really like this transition because my opponent starts to think he's safe and then bam....Side … Continue reading 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Van Nuys- SIde Choke from the Back

Gracie Breakdown – Why you should not play around with the rear naked choke

As a teenager I was a huge fan of the WWE. My friends and I would always "wrestle" with each other and attempt to emulate our heroes on tv. With the recent rise in popularity of MMA many of our teens and young adults are watching the UFC and trying to emulate their heroes much like I … Continue reading Gracie Breakdown – Why you should not play around with the rear naked choke

Ryan Hall Rolling Back Attack

Last month at 10th Planet Van Nuys we worked on the twister roll from twister side control.  The twister roll is one of my favorite ways to get the twister. Recently though I have found myself using the twister roll as a means to take my opponents back. In the video below grappling ace Ryan … Continue reading Ryan Hall Rolling Back Attack