Take Your "Big Guy Game" To The Next Level With This Video By Bruno Malfacine!
How To Avoid Getting Smashed By The Bigger Guys by World Champion Bruno Malfacine
Who is Bruno Malfacine? He is a Jiu Jitsu black belt that is arguably the best rooster weight ever to compete. He has 10 IBJJF world titles and is one of the brightest stars at the Alliance association.
Malfacine is from Duque de Caxias (Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil. At the age of 11, Bruno started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Carlos Santana. After Santana retired, Bruno came under the tutelage of Vinicius Amaral. Under Vinicius Amaral’s instruction, Bruno Malfacine achieved his blue, purple, brown and black belt. Eventually Bruno started training with the great Fabio Gurgel.
Learn the secrets that allowed this 127 pound champion to destroy and dominate 200 plus pound monsters at will. After a decade of dominance on the mats, ten time IBJJF World Black Belt Champion Bruno Malfacine is finally revealing the moves he uses to beat fighters of any size.
Malfacine has an impressive grappling resume. He is the IBJJF World Champion in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. He won the IBJJF Pan American Championship in 2007, 2008, 2015 and 2017. He claimed the IBJJF European Open Champion in 2010 and the IBJJF Rio International Open Champion in 2008 and 2009. He also won the CBJJ Brazilian Champion in 2008, 2009 and 2010. In 2009 he also took gold at the CBJJ Brazilian No-Gi Champion. As a lower ranking belt he won the IBJJF World Champion 2004 and 2005 for purple and brown respectively. As a purple belt he also won the IBJJF Pan American Champion. He was the CBJJ Brazilian Champion in 1999, 2002 and 2003 as a yellow, blue and purple belt.
In this video Bruno Malfacine explores some key details on how not to get smashed by a bigger opponent. This video should be interesting to all grapplers because there always seems to be a bigger and stronger opponent. Malfacine starts off in butterfly guard. It is the goal of the top player to establish grips in order to pass. Note how Malfacine is careful to control the space. He backs up while maintaining grips on his opponent. He continues this action until two possible scenarios happen. The first scenario is his opponent gives him an open elbow and he is able to arm drag. If his opponent is careful with his hand placement he goes to the second scenario of creating space for the arm drag by pulling his opponent’s arm. The key is controlling space. We want to be able to dictate where the battle happens. Well done Bruno! These small details will surely have a powerful impact on anyone’s game.
This video is a wonderful example of Bruno’s ability to communicate technique to even novice grapplers. Like all of Malfacine’s instructional videos, there is a lot of detail. I know that I often gain new insights every time I re-watch one of his videos. Bruno Malfacine’s instructional videos have a powerful impact on anyone who makes a careful study of them. Certainly, the Jiu Jitsu community is lucky to have him.
Even though he is almost always one of the smallest guys on the mat, Bruno’s got a guard that has made him a terror. After unmatched success in his career, Bruno is finally breaking down all of the details and invisible Jiu Jitsu that sets his guard apart from the rest. Get it now from BJJ Fanatics!