Andrew Smith

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BJJ Tutorial Encyclopedia

BJJ Tutorial Encyclopedia<p>Updated on June 15, 2018<p>What this page is<p>The intention of this page is simply to categorize and link to all of my BJJ …

In 100 Years, Artificial Wombs Will Make Pregnancy Look Barbaric

In 100 Years, Artificial Wombs Will Make Pregnancy Look Barbaric<p>Updated on January 1, 2018<p>For millennia, mankind ran after his food, hunting wild …

Lasso Guard BJJ Tutorial: Setting Up Triangles and Omoplatas

Lasso Guard BJJ Tutorial: Setting Up Triangles and Omoplatas<p>Updated on August 9, 2017<p>Lassopalooza<p>The lasso guard is one of the most perplexing and …

Scissor Half Guard

Scissor Half Guard<p>Updated on August 5, 2017<p>Half to Scissor Half<p>Scissor half guard can be a real game changer. While it is useful with regard to guard …

How to Escape the Omoplata

How to Escape the Omoplata<p>Updated on July 22, 2017<p>The Omoplata<p>The omoplata is a viable submission, but it's also frequently used as a sweep. Often …

Double Attack From Mount

Double Attack From Mount<p>Updated on July 17, 2017<p>The Mount<p>The mount position is a smothering, constricting pin that can be, when done properly, …

Butterfly Half Guard

Butterfly Half Guard<p>Updated on July 8, 2017<p>Butterfly half guard is the close range guard from which I'm most comfortable. Because of my inability to …

Leglocks From Side Control

Leglocks From Side Control<p>Updated on July 3, 2017<p>Made to Be Broken<p>The mantra "position before submission" is a great rule of thumb when you first get …

Sacrifice Throws for BJJ

Sacrifice Throws for BJJ<p>Updated on August 17, 2017<p>Sacrifice Throws<p>Judo and BJJ go hand in hand, but some throws are far better suited for …

3 Judo Throws for BJJ

3 Judo Throws for BJJ<p>Updated on June 17, 2017<p>Judo For BJJ<p>Judo is an excellent complimentary art for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), and one from which BJJ …

How to use Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to Defend Against Punches on the Ground

How to use Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to Defend Against Punches on the Ground<p>Updated on June 10, 2017<p>Punches<p>Many people became involved with Brazilian Jiu …

Triangle Maintenance - Dealing With the Hand in the Collar: A BJJ Tutorial

Triangle Maintenance - Dealing With the Hand in the Collar: A BJJ Tutorial<p>Updated on June 6, 2017<p>The "Hand in the Collar" Pass<p>You've set up a …

How to Do a Wristlock in BJJ

How to Do a Wristlock in BJJ<p>Updated on June 3, 2017<p>The Wristlock<p>The wristlock is one of those submissions that seems to fall through the cracks. You …

Scissor Guard Triangle Set Ups: A BJJ Tutorial

Scissor Guard Triangle Set Ups: A BJJ Tutorial<p>Updated on June 1, 2017<p>Scissor Guard<p>The Usefulness of Scissor Guard<p>Scissor guard is an extremely useful …

How to Do a Leg Staple Guard Pass in BJJ

How to Do a Leg Staple Guard Pass in BJJ<p>Updated on May 29, 2017<p>The Leg Staple or "Knee Drive"<p>The leg staple guard pass is probably the first guard …

How to Do a Knee Cut Guard Pass in BJJ

How to Do a Knee Cut Guard Pass in BJJ<p>Updated on May 20, 2017<p>The Knee Cut<p>The knee cut guard pass has long been a staple for getting around someone's …

How to Do an Armbar from the Back in BJJ

How to Do an Armbar from the Back in BJJ<p>Updated on May 15, 2017<p>The "New" Back Position<p>20 years ago in sport BJJ, when you got someone's back, they …

X-guard Sweeps Into Submissions for BJJ

X-guard Sweeps Into Submissions for BJJ<p>Updated on May 6, 2017<p>X-Guard<p>X-guard arises often enough from an attempted butterfly guard sweep, where your …

How to Reverse Armbar in BJJ (Butterfly Guard)

How to Reverse Armbar in BJJ (Butterfly Guard)<p>Updated on April 29, 2017<p>Tough to Finish, But Easy to Catch<p>The reverse armbar is a great submission to …

Tozi (Sao Paulo/Wilson) Pass Details: Windshield Wiper Finish

Tozi (Sao Paulo/Wilson) Pass Details: Windshield Wiper Finish<p>Updated on June 7, 2017<p>There are numerous details involved with the Tozi/Wilson/Sao …

Tozi/Sao Paulo/Wilson Pass - No-Gi Troubleshooting Details (a BJJ Tutorial)

Tozi/Sao Paulo/Wilson Pass - No-Gi Troubleshooting Details (a BJJ Tutorial)<p>Updated on June 1, 2017<p>Troubleshooting<p>This is the third installment on the …

Butterfly Guard for BJJ

Butterfly Guard for BJJ<p>Updated on April 22, 2017<p>Butterfly Guard Basics<p>Butterfly guard has to be one of the first types of open guard you start …

Advanced Kimura Grip Trail Arm Concepts: A BJJ Tutorial

Advanced Kimura Grip Trail Arm Concepts: A BJJ Tutorial<p>Updated on April 22, 2017<p>Digging Deeper<p>As we delve deeper into the Kimura grip concepts, …

How to Set up Lapel Guard for BJJ (and Catch a Triangle): A Tutorial

How to Set up Lapel Guard for BJJ (and Catch a Triangle): A Tutorial<p>Updated on April 22, 2017<p>Lapel Guard<p>The gi can be an offensive weapon in the …

De La Riva Guard "Ball and Chain" Sweep Series - a BJJ Tutorial

De La Riva Guard "Ball and Chain" Sweep Series - a BJJ Tutorial<p>Updated on April 22, 2017<p>That Helpless Feeling<p>There are some moves in Brazilian Jiu …

Basic Gi Chokes From the Back: A BJJ Tutorial

Basic Gi Chokes From the Back: A BJJ Tutorial<p>Updated on May 9, 2017<p>The Back, the Most Dominant Position in All of BJJ<p>Very early on in your Brazilian …

Setting up and Finishing the Arm Triangle From the Bottom: A BJJ Tutorial

Setting up and Finishing the Arm Triangle From the Bottom: A BJJ Tutorial<p>Updated on April 25, 2017<p>The Arm Triangle<p>Setting up and catching an arm …

How to Ninja Roll in BJJ

How to Ninja Roll in BJJ<p>Updated on April 23, 2017<p>Ninja Business<p>There are fancy looking moves in BJJ, and then there are flashy moves that really …

How to Counter a Ninja Roll in BJJ

How to Counter a Ninja Roll in BJJ<p>Updated on April 23, 2017<p>Advanced Counters<p>The "ninja roll" is an advanced and crafty back take maneuver designed to …