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New Wave Jiu Jitsu: Mounted Pin Attacks - The 4x4 Mount System by John Danaher

Solve the central problems of the mounted position with Professor John Danaher’s 4x4 system for establishing control and setting up submissions

  • Learn the best submission holds to apply from mount, including the arm triangle, juji gatame, mounted triangle, and more
  • Use this 4-step method to win from mount, including some of John’s favorite methods for gripping and hand fighting to control the grappling exchanges
  • Shut down escapes and troubleshoot the 4x4 system with John’s advice on where you are likely to see problems and how you can solve these issues
  • See all the best ways to establish control and stabilize position as you work your way through for increased dominance against the bottom player
  • Professor John Danaher has taught grappling and combat superstars like Gordon Ryan, Georges St. Pierre, Garry Tonon, and many more throughout his illustrious coaching career - with remarkable success with students of all levels of experience and athleticism
  • Know more. Win more.

Course Content

Volume 1

Introduction 0
The Central Problem of Pinning in Submission Grappling - The 5 Pins of Jiu-Jitsu 6:59
The Mechanics of Pinning 19:56
The 2 Big Themes of New Wave Pinning 29:13
Converting Pins to Submissions - The 2 Keys of Conversion 40:38
Elbow Penetration 46:04
My Favorite Philosophy of Pinning: Legs vs Upper Body 51:18
The Mounted Position - Reflections on the Mounted Position for Grappling 56:24
The Single Greatest Advantage of the Mounted Position Over Other Pins 1:02:58
The First Skill of the Mounted Position: Getting Mounted - The Central Problems of the Mounted Position 1:11:50

Volume 2

Getting Mounted - The Knee Drive Method 0
Knee Drive Method Part 2 17:17
Stepover Method 25:15
Double Underhooks Method 38:18
The Second Skill of Getting Mounted: Mount Retention - Multiple mounts Outperform Any Single Mount 48:01
The Crucial Relationship Between Half Guard Passing and Mounted Position 1:21:21
The Third Skill of Mounted Position: Winning the Batte of the Elbow - In Jiu Jitsu: Extension is Weakness 1:37:56

Volume 3

The 4x4 Mount System: A 4 Step Program to Win From Mounted Position - Step 1: Getting to an Underhook - The Cross Wrist method 0
The Half Hand Grip 8:33
Establish Underhook From Half Guard 18:07
Establish the Underhook as You Mount From Side Control 23:18
Give a Little to Gain a Lot 29:52
Penetrate Opposite Elbow 38:35
Midirectional Underhook 43:44
Wrist vs Elbow Method 46:59
Step 2. Elbow Separation Over the Shoulder Line: The Ratchet Method 55:11
Step 3. Establishing the 4 Control Grips of the Mounted Position - The Single Chest Wrap 1:09:48
The Far Trap Underhook 1:23:28
Double Chest Wrap 1:28:41
Arm Wrap/Figure 4 Arm Wrap 1:35:17

Volume 4

Step 4: The 4 Submissions of the 4x4 System - Kata Gatame (Arm Triangle) - Begin With Kata Gatame 0
Entering Kata Gatame From the Single Chest Wrap 3:19
The Mechanics of Kata gatame 10:38
Improving Your Kata Gatame Mechanics With the Pump Flex (Lifting the Head to Attack) 29:51
Bulldozing Through Your opponent's Defenses 39:17
Recovery From a Failed Kata Gatame 50:21
Timing the Dismount From Mount to Side 58:27

Volume 5

Rear Strangle - Far Trap Underhook Transition to Rear Mount 0
The Importance of Lifting the Head When Tranisitioning to Rear Mount 12:06
Lower Body Controls From rear Mount 17:47
Upper Body Controls 28:28
The Number One Back Submission Sequence 37:15
Strangling With the Legs From the Back 52:16
Front Strangle/Rear Strangle Dilemma 1:07:23
Juji Gatame (Arm Bar) - The Double Arm Wrap is the Best Setup for Mounted Juji Gatame 1:17:00
Lifting the Head for Better Entries 1:30:08
Special Study of Juji Gatame 1:37:05
The Right Right Right Rule 1:50:34

Volume 6

Magnum Finishes - Pushing Finish 0
Lat Grip 4:58
Multiple Juji Gatame Configurations 8:07
Juji Through 360 Degrees 26:56
Mounted Triangle - General Reflections on the Mounted Triangle 37:06
The Single Chest Wrap is the Best Setup for Mounted Triangles 43:15
The Great Dichotomy in Mounted Triangle Attacks: Stepover Methods vs Knee Slide Methods 50:48

Volume 7

The 4 Keys to a Strong Mounted Triangle - 1. Hand Assist 0
2. Forward Bias 4:30
3. Get Your Opponent's Head Off the Mat - Twice 7:46
4. The Rules of Risk 10:37
Push Down Stepover Method 21:49
Push Out Stepover Method 35:15
Knee Slide Shoulder Drop Method 46:12
Pivot Knee Slide Method (My Favorite) 59:02
Mounted Head and Arm 1:09:58
Mounted Head and Arm Part 2 1:18:32
Placido's Revenge 1:27:21
Arm Wrap to Mounted Triangle 1:31:33
Lat 3/4 Juji Gatame (Arm Bar) 1:38:10

Volume 8

Overcoming Failure in the 4 Step System - First Failure: You Can't Get the Elbow Over the Shoulder Line 0
Second Form of Failure: You Can't Get an Underhook 11:45
Final Overview of the 4x4 Mount System 22:16
The Deepest Theme of This Video Which Will Change Your Outlook on Grappling Pins 34:21

New Wave Jiu Jitsu: Mounted Pin Attacks - The 4x4 Mount System by John Danaher

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Solve the central problems of the mounted position with Professor John Danaher’s 4x4 system for establishing control and setting up submissions

  • Learn the best submission holds to apply from mount, including the arm triangle, juji gatame, mounted triangle, and more
  • Use this 4-step method to win from mount, including some of John’s favorite methods for gripping and hand fighting to control the grappling exchanges
  • Shut down escapes and troubleshoot the 4x4 system with John’s advice on where you are likely to see problems and how you can solve these issues
  • See all the best ways to establish control and stabilize position as you work your way through for increased dominance against the bottom player
  • Professor John Danaher has taught grappling and combat superstars like Gordon Ryan, Georges St. Pierre, Garry Tonon, and many more throughout his illustrious coaching career - with remarkable success with students of all levels of experience and athleticism
  • Know more. Win more.

Course Content

Volume 1

Introduction 0
The Central Problem of Pinning in Submission Grappling - The 5 Pins of Jiu-Jitsu 6:59
The Mechanics of Pinning 19:56
The 2 Big Themes of New Wave Pinning 29:13
Converting Pins to Submissions - The 2 Keys of Conversion 40:38
Elbow Penetration 46:04
My Favorite Philosophy of Pinning: Legs vs Upper Body 51:18
The Mounted Position - Reflections on the Mounted Position for Grappling 56:24
The Single Greatest Advantage of the Mounted Position Over Other Pins 1:02:58
The First Skill of the Mounted Position: Getting Mounted - The Central Problems of the Mounted Position 1:11:50

Volume 2

Getting Mounted - The Knee Drive Method 0
Knee Drive Method Part 2 17:17
Stepover Method 25:15
Double Underhooks Method 38:18
The Second Skill of Getting Mounted: Mount Retention - Multiple mounts Outperform Any Single Mount 48:01
The Crucial Relationship Between Half Guard Passing and Mounted Position 1:21:21
The Third Skill of Mounted Position: Winning the Batte of the Elbow - In Jiu Jitsu: Extension is Weakness 1:37:56

Volume 3

The 4x4 Mount System: A 4 Step Program to Win From Mounted Position - Step 1: Getting to an Underhook - The Cross Wrist method 0
The Half Hand Grip 8:33
Establish Underhook From Half Guard 18:07
Establish the Underhook as You Mount From Side Control 23:18
Give a Little to Gain a Lot 29:52
Penetrate Opposite Elbow 38:35
Midirectional Underhook 43:44
Wrist vs Elbow Method 46:59
Step 2. Elbow Separation Over the Shoulder Line: The Ratchet Method 55:11
Step 3. Establishing the 4 Control Grips of the Mounted Position - The Single Chest Wrap 1:09:48
The Far Trap Underhook 1:23:28
Double Chest Wrap 1:28:41
Arm Wrap/Figure 4 Arm Wrap 1:35:17

Volume 4

Step 4: The 4 Submissions of the 4x4 System - Kata Gatame (Arm Triangle) - Begin With Kata Gatame 0
Entering Kata Gatame From the Single Chest Wrap 3:19
The Mechanics of Kata gatame 10:38
Improving Your Kata Gatame Mechanics With the Pump Flex (Lifting the Head to Attack) 29:51
Bulldozing Through Your opponent's Defenses 39:17
Recovery From a Failed Kata Gatame 50:21
Timing the Dismount From Mount to Side 58:27

Volume 5

Rear Strangle - Far Trap Underhook Transition to Rear Mount 0
The Importance of Lifting the Head When Tranisitioning to Rear Mount 12:06
Lower Body Controls From rear Mount 17:47
Upper Body Controls 28:28
The Number One Back Submission Sequence 37:15
Strangling With the Legs From the Back 52:16
Front Strangle/Rear Strangle Dilemma 1:07:23
Juji Gatame (Arm Bar) - The Double Arm Wrap is the Best Setup for Mounted Juji Gatame 1:17:00
Lifting the Head for Better Entries 1:30:08
Special Study of Juji Gatame 1:37:05
The Right Right Right Rule 1:50:34

Volume 6

Magnum Finishes - Pushing Finish 0
Lat Grip 4:58
Multiple Juji Gatame Configurations 8:07
Juji Through 360 Degrees 26:56
Mounted Triangle - General Reflections on the Mounted Triangle 37:06
The Single Chest Wrap is the Best Setup for Mounted Triangles 43:15
The Great Dichotomy in Mounted Triangle Attacks: Stepover Methods vs Knee Slide Methods 50:48

Volume 7

The 4 Keys to a Strong Mounted Triangle - 1. Hand Assist 0
2. Forward Bias 4:30
3. Get Your Opponent's Head Off the Mat - Twice 7:46
4. The Rules of Risk 10:37
Push Down Stepover Method 21:49
Push Out Stepover Method 35:15
Knee Slide Shoulder Drop Method 46:12
Pivot Knee Slide Method (My Favorite) 59:02
Mounted Head and Arm 1:09:58
Mounted Head and Arm Part 2 1:18:32
Placido's Revenge 1:27:21
Arm Wrap to Mounted Triangle 1:31:33
Lat 3/4 Juji Gatame (Arm Bar) 1:38:10

Volume 8

Overcoming Failure in the 4 Step System - First Failure: You Can't Get the Elbow Over the Shoulder Line 0
Second Form of Failure: You Can't Get an Underhook 11:45
Final Overview of the 4x4 Mount System 22:16
The Deepest Theme of This Video Which Will Change Your Outlook on Grappling Pins 34:21

Dominate The No-Gi Mount With This Simplified Method For Attacking Submissions And Finishing Fights With The World’s Most In-Demand Grappling Coach, John Danaher’s New Wave System To This Powerful Position


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What Will You Learn?

Control and finish the fight from one of the most dominant pinning positions in no-gi grappling with Professor John Danaher’s 4x4 method, now shown for the first time across 8-volumes. With John’s instructional series, you will be able to improve faster and use more technique to win the mounted position and secure strong submission attacks like the arm triangle, juji gatame, and more.

Professor John Danaher is one of the most popular and recognizable coaches in modern grappling, with students who have achieved at the highest levels of the sport using his innovative, groundbreaking systems. These are some of the same lessons that Professor Danaher has given students like Gordon Ryan, UFC Hall of Famer Georges St. Pierre, and Garry Tonon, now made available to students of all levels.

Across all eight volumes, you can start studying the highest level of mounted position technique from the most advanced grappling coach in the world today. Break down all the fundamentals and critical problems of the position before learning all the most effective answers with John’s signature 4x4 method, including the four major submissions that John wants his students focusing on.

So, What Exactly Do You Get?

PART 1

  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE CENTRAL PROBLEM OF PINNING IN SUBMISSION GRAPPLING

  • THE 5 PINS OF JIU-JITSU
  • THE MECHANICS OF PINNING
  • THE 2 BIG THEMES OF NEW WAVE PINNING
  • CONVERTING PINS TO SUBMISSIONS

  • THE 2 KEYS OF CONVERSION
  • ELBOW PENETRATION
  • MY FAVORITE PHILOSOPHY OF PINNING: LEGS VS UPPER BODY
  • THE MOUNTED POSITION

  • REFLECTIONS ON THE MOUNTED POSITION FOR GRAPPLING
  • THE SINGLE GREATEST ADVANTAGE OF THE MOUNTED POSITION OVER OTHER PINS
  • THE FIRST SKILL OF THE MOUNTED POSITION: GETTING MOUNTED

  • THE CENTRAL PROBLEMS OF THE MOUNTED POSITION
  • PART 2

    GETTING MOUNTED

  • THE KNEE DRIVE METHOD
  • KNEE DRIVE METHOD PART 2
  • STEPOVER METHOD
  • DOUBLE UNDERHOOKS METHOD
  • THE SECOND SKILL OF GETTING MOUNTED: MOUNT RETENTION

  • MULTIPLE MOUNTS OUTPERFORM ANY SINGLE MOUNT
  • THE CRUCIAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HALF GUARD PASSING AND MOUNTED POSITION
  • THE THIRD SKILL OF MOUNTED POSITION: WINNING THE BATTE OF THE ELBOW

  • IN JIU JITSU: EXTENSION IS WEAKNESS
  • PART 3

    THE 4X4 MOUNT SYSTEM: A 4 STEP PROGRAM TO WIN FROM MOUNTED POSITION

    STEP 1: GETTING TO AN UNDERHOOK

  • THE CROSS WRIST METHOD
  • THE HALF HAND GRIP
  • ESTABLISH UNDERHOOK FROM HALF GUARD
  • ESTABLISH THE UNDERHOOK AS YOU MOUNT FROM SIDE CONTROL
  • GIVE A LITTLE TO GAIN A LOT
  • PENETRATE OPPOSITE ELBOW
  • MIDIRECTIONAL UNDERHOOK
  • WRIST VS ELBOW METHOD
  • STEP 2. ELBOW SEPARATION OVER THE SHOULDER LINE: THE RATCHET METHOD

    STEP 3. ESTABLISHING THE 4 CONTROL GRIPS OF THE MOUNTED POSITION

  • THE SINGLE CHEST WRAP
  • THE FAR TRAP UNDERHOOK
  • DOUBLE CHEST WRAP
  • ARM WRAP/FIGURE 4 ARM WRAP
  • PART 4

    STEP 4: THE 4 SUBMISSIONS OF THE 4X4 SYSTEM

    KATA GATAME (ARM TRIANGLE)

  • BEGIN WITH KATA GATAME
  • ENTERING KATA GATAME FROM THE SINGLE CHEST WRAP
  • THE MECHANICS OF KATA GATAME
  • IMPROVING YOUR KATA GATAME MECHANICS WITH THE PUMP FLEX (LIFTING THE HEAD TO ATTACK)
  • BULLDOZING THROUGH YOUR OPPONENT'S DEFENSES
  • RECOVERY FROM A FAILED KATA GATAME
  • TIMING THE DISMOUNT FROM MOUNT TO SIDE
  • PART 5

    REAR STRANGLE

  • FAR TRAP UNDERHOOK TRANSITION TO REAR MOUNT
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF LIFTING THE HEAD WHEN TRANSITIONING TO REAR MOUNT
  • LOWER BODY CONTROLS FROM REAR MOUNT
  • UPPER BODY CONTROLS
  • THE NUMBER ONE BACK SUBMISSION SEQUENCE
  • STRANGLING WITH THE LEGS FROM THE BACK
  • FRONT STRANGLE/REAR STRANGLE DILEMMA
  • JUJI GATAME (ARM BAR)

  • THE DOUBLE ARM WRAP IS THE BEST SETUP FOR MOUNTED JUJI GATAME
  • LIFTING THE HEAD FOR BETTER ENTRIES
  • SPECIAL STUDY OF JUJI GATAME
  • THE RIGHT RIGHT RIGHT RULE
  • PART 6

    MAGNUM FINISHES

  • PUSHING FINISH
  • LAT GRIP
  • MULTIPLE JUJI GATAME CONFIGURATIONS
  • JUJI THROUGH 360 DEGREES
  • MOUNTED TRIANGLE

  • GENERAL REFLECTIONS ON THE MOUNTED TRIANGLE
  • THE SINGLE CHEST WRAP IS THE BEST SETUP FOR MOUNTED TRIANGLE
  • THE GREAT DICHOTOMY IN MOUNTED TRIANGLE ATTACKS: STEPOVER METHODS VS. KNEE SLIDE METHODS
  • PART 7

    THE 4 KEYS TO A STRONG MOUNTED TRIANGLE

  • 1. HAND ASSIST
  • 2. FORWARD BIAS
  • 3. GET YOUR OPPONENT'S HEAD OFF THE MAT - TWICE
  • 4. THE RULES OF RISK
  • PUSH DOWN STEP OVER METHOD
  • PUSH OUT STEPOVER METHOD
  • KNEE SLIDE SHOULDER DROP METHOD
  • PIVOT KNEE SLIDE METHOD (MY FAVORITE)
  • MOUNTED HEAD AND ARM
  • MOUNTED HEAD AND ARM PART 2
  • PLACIDO'S REVENGE
  • ARM WRAP TO MOUNTED TRIANGLE
  • LAT 3/4 JUJI GATAME (ARM BAR)
  • PART 8

  • OVERCOMING FAILURE IN THE 4 STEP SYSTEM
  • FIRST FAILURE: YOU CAN'T GET THE ELBOW OVER THE SHOULDER LINE
  • SECOND FORM OF FAILURE: YOU CAN'T GET AN UNDERHOOK
  • FINAL OVERVIEW OF THE 4X4 MOUNT SYSTEM
  • THE DEEPEST THEME OF THIS VIDEO WHICH WILL CHANGE YOUR OUTLOOK ON GRAPPLING PINS
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