The Darkside of Jiu Jitsu: MMA Grappling Mastery by Rafael Lovato
Rafael LovatoProfessional Fighter
Learn all the safest ways to attack from top and bottom in the cage, with lessons from Rafael on effectively using grappling and striking together
- Rafael Lovato Jr. is one of Brazilian jiu-jitsu’s most decorated competitors, with world championships in the gi, no-gi, and MMA
- Use fight-ending submissions like the kimura, triangle, guillotine, and more to create a threatening guard, and learn stand-ups and safe sweeps for a total MMA bottom game
- Attack from top with pressure, chokes, arm traps that set up punches, and more - including how to really use the gift wrap in MMA!
- These lessons will help MMA students practice the best ways to attack and blend their skills on the ground, with careful coaching from an undefeated champion
|Bottom - Overwrap Triangle||3:21|
|Hip Bump To Guillotine||31:24|
|High Guard With #1 Bellator Submission||0|
|Open Guard Shield And Scissor Sweep||10:58|
|Coyote Half Guard||19:32|
|Coyote Off Plan B With Single Leg Entry||32:43|
|Turtle - Turtle Strategy With Arm Triangle||0|
|Reverse Body Lock Steering Wheel||16:22|
|Hook In Breaking Them Down All The Way To Rear Naked Choke||37:48|
|Digging For The Neck||48:51|
|Trapping The Glove||58:46|
|Body Triangle TKO||1:07:46|
|Using The Kimura Grip To Stay On Top||1:12:59|
|Top - Ground And Pound Pass||0|
|Stand Shake And Bake||12:24|
|Forcing Half Guard From Butterfly||19:56|
|Half Guard To Mount||28:06|
|Ground And Pound From Mount||50:54|
Specialize Your Grappling For MMA With Undefeated Fighter, Black Belt BJJ World Champion, & Bellator World Champion Rafael Lovato Jr.’s Guide To The Dark Side Of The Gentle Art
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What Will You Learn?
Level up on the ground and learn all the best practices for MMA grappling from undefeated Bellator world champion and BJJ black belt legend Rafael Lovato Jr. In this three-part series, Rafael teaches all the best ways to grapple in the cage from top & bottom, including techniques that he used throughout his own highly successful career.
Smash from the top with Rafael’s lessons on attacking the turtle position, showing ways to get to the neck, place hooks, control the position, and finish the fight with impact. Use gift wraps, wrist locks, glove traps, and more to huge effect with Rafael’s careful coaching on ways to make the turtle position a fight ender for you every time.
Work from bottom in an MMA fight and see how to grapple effectively without taking big damage. Get advice on using BJJ for getting up safely, setting up submissions using overhooks and hip bumps, and sweeping to top position using the half guard offensively.
Rafael Lovato, Jr. is one of BJJ’s most successful black belt competitors, with world championships in the gi, no-gi, and even in MMA. Now you can learn along with this legend of the sport as he explains some of the concepts that helped craft his “timeless” style, with techniques and body movements that anyone can use for success.