BJJ News

Oct 9, 2017 10:01 am

This week with Dr. Pete: Clark Gracie

This week with Dr. Pete – Clark Gracie – BJJ Watch Clark Gracie show one of his famous omoplata set ups and finishes. Clark is the son of 9th degree red belt and undefeated vale tudo and jiu jitsu legend Carley Gracie (carleygracie.com) He is the grandson of Carlos Gracie, the founder of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu....

Oct 5, 2017 9:10 pm

TUTORIAL: How to do an Omoplata from rubber guard in BJJ

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. In this video, 10th Planet black belt and Evolve instructor Rick Marshall shows us how to execute an Omoplata from the rubber guard. Rarely seen in competition, the Omoplata is one of the most creative submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It is also one of the most unique...

Oct 4, 2017 9:41 am

TUTORIAL: 5 leg locks to do when passing guard

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. It doesn’t matter if you know every single leg lock there is. If you can’t pass guard, these leg locks are worthless. So the most important thing for you to practice, as a Jiu-Jitsu novice, is how to pass guard. Once you’ve got this down, then you...

Sep 14, 2017 11:13 am

This week with Dr. Pete: Rener Gracie – The Easiest Triangle in History

Last week Dr.Pete was able to get in some 1 on 1 time with world famous BJJ champion Rener Gracie at Gracie Academy in Torrance, California. In last weeks video Rener Gracie touched on how critical it is to establish and manage posture control of your opponent. “Whoever owns the posture in the closed guard,...

Sep 12, 2017 9:13 am

Learn, Teach, Heal with Dr. Pete: Rener Gracie – Closed Guard Posture Control

This week, Dr. Pete hit the mats with Rener Gracie at Gracie Academy in sun-soaked Torrance, California. Rener Gracie is the grandson of Brazilian jiu jitsu co founder Helio Gracie, and the son of UFC co creator Rorion Gracie. As the head instructor at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy, and the co-creator of Gracie University, he...

Aug 22, 2017 8:44 am

TUTORIAL: 5 back attacks everyone should know

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. So now you’ve taken your opponent’s back. Success! Now what to do from here? Of course, taking an opponent’s back is just the first step to ending any conflict with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Usually in mixed martial arts, taking an opponent’s back signals that the end is near....

Aug 15, 2017 4:04 pm

Learn,Teach,Heal with Dr. Pete: Renato Laranja-Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

This week Dr. Pete spends some time with 27 time world champ and 10th degree red belt Renato Laranja. Renato demonstrates one of his famous chokes with details that only a grand master can give. Renato is renowned for many accomplishments. He is also a master at full contact capoeira. He famously choked out Eddie...

Aug 4, 2017 9:01 am

TUTORIAL: Rick Marshall shows how to do a Gogoplata from rubber guard

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. In this video, 10th Planet black belt and Evolve instructor Rick Marshall shows us how to execute a Gogoplata from the rubber guard. The Gogoplata is one of the most creative submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And also one of the most unique submissions in mixed martial arts....

Jun 27, 2017 10:58 am

TUTORIAL: BJJ legend Shinya Aoki demos 3 subs from rubber guard

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Known as one of the most effective grapplers in all of MMA, Japanese legend Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki is a BJJ master. His incredible flexibility and unparalleled technical mastery has led to 39 victories in the cage. Including a whopping 25 wins by submission. Needless to say,...

Jun 26, 2017 9:53 am

TUTORIAL: 5 ways to set up an armbar

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. The armbar is one of the most classic finishing submissions in all of mixed martial arts. The world’s most elite grapplers have all used this move at some point in their careers. It is a common move that pretty much everyone should have in their arsenal. Perhaps...

Jun 2, 2017 9:32 am

TUTORIAL: Angela Lee demonstrates rare Peruvian Necktie submission

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Angela Lee is back to teach fans a new move. Once again training with 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu’s Rick Marshall, Lee demonstrates a very rare submission called the Peruvian Necktie. It’s basically an unorthodox choke that is a little uncommon in mixed martial arts. Although Lee herself has...

Apr 27, 2017 9:18 pm

Tutorial: ONE Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee from the EVOLVE Fight Team Demonstrates How to do an Anaconda Choke

This article/video was first published on Evolve Vacation. At the tender young age of 19, Singapore’s “Unstoppable” Angela Lee became the youngest world champion in mixed martial arts history. She captured the inaugural ONE Atomweight World Championship in 2016. Lee accomplished the feat by defeating Japanese MMA veteran Mei Yamaguchi, powering through a back and...