Who says size matters? Pt 4 – The Final Chapter

In pt 4 of our series on being the big guy in your gym, I offer 3 of my favorite submissions that every big guy Jiu Jitsu player should know. Even if you are the small guy at your gym, I suggest learning all three of this submissions as they are fundamental subs that should be part … Continue reading Who says size matters? Pt 4 – The Final Chapter

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

Mounted Americana to the Arm Triangle

I like combinations. Last night at 10th Planet Van Nuys I taught this combination in my fundamentals class. As I have mentioned before attacking your opponents with different submission combinations is a great way to keep your opponent guessing and cause them to make a mistake. In the video below the Gracie brothers demonstrate a slick arm triangle that … Continue reading Mounted Americana to the Arm Triangle