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Unless you've been living under a rock and probably not training BJJ for the last 5 or so years, you have heard about the rise of the leg submission game.  With more and more grapplers walking in the footsteps of OGs likes Dean Lister and starting to attack the lower half of the body, coupled with the rise of grappling events and tournaments that have a much more liberal rule set that allows for all of the leg attacks, these techniques have become far more than 'dirty thieves' but have now become essential.  Adding them to your repetoire, especially if...

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In the competitive grappling and mixed martial arts world, few coaches are as sought after as John Danaher, a Renzo Gracie black belt and long-time instructor at Renzo's Manhattan headquarters.  The list of athletes under Professor Danaher's tutelage include MMA superstars like former UFC champions Chris Weidman and Georges St. Pierre, grappling phenoms Garry Tonon, Eddie Cummings, and the Ryan brothers, Gordon and Nicky, all who form the core of the much-feared "Danaher Death Squad."  Danaher's cerebral approach to coaching and training have in many ways have helped shape the course and philosophy of modern BJJ.   Another of John...

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This past Sunday at the Eddie Bravo Invitational, DDS (Danaher Death Squad) member, Gordon Ryan took home yet another EBI championship belt. While it was no surprise that Ryan would win the tournament, what was surprising was that Gordon used none of the leg attack techniques that DDS members are known for. Instead he used […]

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If you are a big fan of submission only Jiu Jitsu, there is one phrase that you will hear over and over. That phrase is inside sankaku. But what is inside sankaku? Inside sankaku is one of the many leg entanglements that exist in BJJ and Submission Wrestling. It is a particular entanglement, where your […]

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Garry Tonon is a straight up no gi star. Tonon, who is competing this Sunday at the third edition of Submission Underground has proven time and time again that the Danaher Death Squad’s methods are painfully effective. Tonon has won EBI titles at lightweight, welterweight and even light heavyweight. Known for his varied leg attacks […]

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