Demian Maia Guard Passing – The 3/4 Mount to Full Mount and The Dope Mount

This month at 10th Planet Van Nuys we are working on passing the guard. The style of passing that we are working on is the same style that Demian Maia is using right now in MMA. Below is a great breakdown that BJJ Scout created on Maia's primary passing series. In the video BJJ Scout breaks … Continue reading Demian Maia Guard Passing – The 3/4 Mount to Full Mount and The Dope Mount

Heel Hook from Mount

Today we are going to look at one of my favorite escapes from the mount. The mount escape to heel hook is one of the first leg lock transitions that I perfected. I've blogged about this transition in the past where we focused on bridging our hips up to create the space needed to secure the escape. Today I wanted … Continue reading Heel Hook from Mount