closed guard vs open guard

Closed Guard vs Open Guard

In Jiu Jitsu, practitioners use two different kinds of guard in the martial art. Either closed guard or a variation of open guard. There are...
rubber guard

Rubber Guard – BJJ Technique Explained

When rubber guard first came out many BJJ traditionalists dismissed it as ineffective. Just a gimmick that wouldn’t work in competition.Turns out many of...
Mackenzie Dern

Top 5 BJJ Fighters From The United States (US)

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the...
donkey guard

Donkey Guard

The donkey guard is something you may have heard of and blew off as a joke technique. Something that is ridiculous and would never...
Origins of the Gi

Origins of the Gi

Various martial arts around the world practice their fighting form in some type of training Gi. But have you ever wondered the origins of...
ezekiel choke

Ezekiel Choke: BJJ Technique Explained

With UFC fighter Aleksei Oleinik going on a ridiculous streak of submitting opponents with an ezekiel choke, it’s become a popular technique again. Thanks...
butterfly guard

Butterfly Guard – BJJ Technique Explained

No matter if it is Gi or No-Gi, the butterfly guard is one of the most used guards by BJJ grapplers. It offers a...
triangle choke

Triangle Choke: BJJ Technique Explained

When you first begin your training in Jiu Jitsu, there are a group of basic submissions you always learn first. One of the most...
peruvian necktie

Peruvian Necktie: BJJ Submission Explained

When a submission with a name as nasty sounding as the Peruvian Necktie, you know it’s a good one. It was created in the...
bow and arrow choke

Bow And Arrow Choke: BJJ Submission Explained

Out of all of the collar chokes in Jiu Jitsu, the bow and arrow choke is among the strongest one. The angle you take...