Best 1st Submission for a Lanky BJJ White Belt
I got a question from a Lanky BJJ White Belt who is looking to implement his 1st submission option into his Brazilian Jiu-jitsu game. He says he's 6'3 175lbs and is able to survive on the mat and now wants to start working towards being able to submit people. In this video I share my idea on the fact that your anatomy is going to play a huge role in your BJJ game. You see in Brazilian Jiujitsu. Our body will often dictate some of the techniques we tend to favor early on. For me as a W...
Scissor Sweep White Belt Triangle Choke Setup
www.Chewjitsu.net A easy, but effective, triangle choke setup to add into your game. It uses the scissor sweep motion, which is one of the most commonly taught sweeps. If you live in the Louisville, KY area and are looking for BJJ training. Check out www.DerbyCityMMA.com
No Gi Triangle Choke From Closed Guard
WWW.CHEWJITSU.NET In this video I show a triangle choke from guard. This is a great setup for either gi or no gi Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. I also go into a couple of details about finishing the triangle. Give it a try. Also, for more instructional videos, recipes and all sorts of helpful BJJ related information. Check out my blog www.chewjitsu.net.
Triangle Choke For Shorter Legs Or Larger Opponent
www.chewjitsu.net In this video one of my students, Nate, shows a triangle setup and finish. Right after I show a little tip on finishing the triangle if you have issues reaching the full shin to back of the knee depth. This happens either if you have shorter legs or your opponent is a little larger, or in the case of the video. Both! Check it out. Hope the triangle helps!
Triangle Choke Defense and Escape
www.chewjitsu.net www.matwind.com Here are a few defensive techniques and escapes that I personally use to deal with triangles. I did this video to accompany a blog post I did which you can check out at: http://chewjitsu.net/2013/11/27/10-years-in-bjj-and-10-lessons-ive-learned-part-6/
Don't Get Slammed When Finishing a Triangle Choke
Hooking the leg to avoid getting slammed in a Triangle Choke from guard. I figure this technique was common knowledge. But I received several questions from new BJJ White Belts who were either slammed in their gym or in competition and unsure about what to do about the situation. So, I received the Brazilian Jiu-jitsu question so I'll try and give a decent answer. In this video I give a couple of tips on how to avoid getting slammed when finishing a triangle choke from guard. I also talk ...
The Triangle in BJJ isn’t just a Choke
The Triangle with the legs is often wrongly categorized only as submission. While the Triangle Choke is a highly effective Choke in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. The actual Triangle with legs is a viable platform for a myriad of attacks ranging from Oma Platas and Armbars to Wrist Locks and sneaky Lapel Chokes. In this video I answer a question from Jeff who has short legs and is 5'7. He wants to get better at the Triangle Choke in BJJ. During the video I discuss how I've always struggled with b...
Inverted Triangle Choke Setup against The Over Under Guard Pass
We got a request for an Inverted Triangle Choke you can use in BJJ. So in this video I go through a quick example of an Inverted Triangle to use from a Heavy Leg Guard / Over Under Guard Pass position. The first time I saw this submission in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu was during the 2009 ADCC finals match between Andre Galvao and Braulio Estima. It was a huge submission because Andre is a beast. And so when Braulio caught him my jaw dropped. If you've watch the channel for any length of time...
How To Finish Triangle Chokes (Whether You’re Tall or Stocky)
Want a few tips on finishing the Triangle Choke in BJJ whether you're a tall lanky person or a stocky thick legged person? Then this video should be helpful to you! Recently my good friend, training partner and "little brother" Chad Hardy was in town teaching a seminar at my gym. And while he was here I wanted to do a video with him. And if you know anything about Chad, he's got a killer triangle choke. And he's got a ton of tricks on finishing it. In this video we use our buddy Chris as ...
Why I Quit Finishing My Best Techniques During Rolling as a BJJ Purple Belt
Today's questions is a unique situation where our Blue Belt friend Marc is able to effectively hit the Triangle Choke on most people he rolls with inside his gym. His worry with this is that because he is always using the Triangle Choke submission his BJJ game is going to become 1 dimensional. So in this video I talk about sharpening up is Triangle attack while keeping his Brazilian Jiu-jitsu techniques diverse. When I was a Purple Belt I went through a specialization phase with my Half Gua...
How to Escape Triangle Chokes Early and Keep Passing The Guard
Triangle Chokes are one of the most effective submissions from the bottom positions and can be a huge problem for any top player or guard passer. In today's video we have a question regarding just that situation. Our friend Nick who is a wrestler type who is coming into BJJ is getting caught in triangle chokes left and right and he's wondering if I have any tips on dealing with the situation. In this video I share tips on both a triangle choke defense and how to defend it. I used to struggl...
Tips To Finish Triangle Chokes Better If You're a Big Person in BJJ
Today's BJJ question is about using the triangle choke as a bigger person. Comes from our friend who says he's a big guy and needs help finishing the triangle choke during rolling. So in this video I share some useful ideas on finishing the submission in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. The 1st one is that you DON'T have to have a full deep lock behind the knee with the triangle position. In fact, if you use your hamstring to finish the submission like I show in the video you'll be able to finish it wi...
Triangle Choke for MMA or Fight Situation from Full Guard
Today's BJJ technique is focused on MMA and fighting although it's perfectly useable in a regular grappling situation. In the video I'll show a sequence from Full Guard that we could use to setup triangle chokes or submissions in MMA or a situation where strikes can be thrown. The key is first establishing control of the distance. And in the case of this setup we're making sure there is no distance for the person to create power for their strikes. Next we make our angle and start to setup...
Guillotine to Triangle Choke Combo from Full Guard
Today's BJJ technique idea is a simple Kimura / Kimura Sweep to Guillotine to Triangle Choke from a full guard position. I like to use the kimura or bump sweep in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu to setup techniques because it's a powerful tool to knock people off balance for a moment. And while they're off balance you have essentially put yourself a step ahead of them. This makes it easier to setup the submissions you're after. So, if you like closed guard, guillotine chokes and triangle chokes then I...