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DVD Dream Package
Do you want access to hundreds of techniques from all of the best Jiu Jitsu competitors and instructors in the world?  Well, today is your luck...

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5 tips to improve your half guard
MENU HOME BERNARDO'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL 5 Tips To Improve Your Half Guard  Bernardo Faria's Tips To ...

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Complete Guide to the Deep Half Guard Sweep
One of my favorite half guard styles to play, whether it is gi or no gi is the deep half guard. The deep half guard is what I would call an advanc...

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Easy Rollover Half Guard Sweep
Half guard is an extremely versatile variation of closed guard which can allow the bottom person who is maintaining the half guard to not only stop...

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The Zany Z-Guard
There is a style of guard play that has become extremely popular in recent years in jiu jitsu, the Z-Guard.  The Z-Guard is a position in which the...

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Pulling Half Guard From The Knees With Bernardo Faria
Do you even pull guard?  Do you even pull guard from the knees?  Well, if you don’t, you should.  In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu we constantly see people w...

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Deep Half Guard Sweep Pro Move Variation
Anyone that is a little guy in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu should become very friendly with the deep half guard. Deep half allows a smaller practitioner t...

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The Easiest Half Guard Sweep Ever
Whether you are new to grappling or a seasoned veteran looking to add some new positions to your game, the half guard from the bottom can be a grea...

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Knee Shield Basics With Bernardo Faria
Bernardo Faria is one of the most successful BJJ competitors in history.  Much of his success on the competition mats was due to his creative use o...

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Let This Half Guard Sweep Save the Day
Half guard is an extremely effective guard style that grew out of the basic need to prevent someone from completing a guard pass.  What was once th...

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Beating the Whizzer with Bernardo Faria
Half guard is one of the most simple and effective guards.  If you spend time developing the half guard, you will be able to nullify a lot of fast ...

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Great Last Minute Gifts! Our Top Digital DVD’s!
Tis the Season!  Christmas is around the corner and many of us are guilty of putting off our holiday shopping until the last days! Stores are selli...

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How to Harness the Amazing Power of the Arm Drag
There is a technique, or rather a maneuver that leads into various techniques, that I do not see discussed often. This maneuver has been used by m...

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The Three Kings of Half Guard
Half guard is one of the fundamental positions in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  In the early times of bjj the half guard was considered by many, merely a t...

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Why The Half Guard IS Good For Self-Defense, MMA, and BJJ
The half guard has long been one of the most popular guards in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, and Self-Defense.  Since the creation of Ji...

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Z Guard Smash with Tom DeBlass
The use of half guard and all of its variations is all the rage right now.  More and more jiu jitsu practitioners are following the lead of Roberto...

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Easy Knee Bar from Knee Shield Set Up
Leg locks are all the rage nowadays.  One can barely open up social media without seeing John Danaher's face on a meme or in a video talking about ...

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Stop the Spider Lasso with the Trusty Over Under Pass
They say that few things are guaranteed in life besides death and taxes.  We here at BJJ Fanatics would also add pressure passing to that list.  Wh...

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Tom DeBlass
Tom DeBlass Tom DeBlass is currently one of the most sought after American grappling athletes and instructors in the world right...

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Three Sweeps From Half Guard Anyone can use
 The half guard is one of the first guards many bjj practitioners are introduced to.  Half guard has long been one of the most famous guards and ha...

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Super Easy Side Control Escape To Deep Half
Being stuck in side control is one of the worst feeling spots in all of Jiu Jitsu. The shoulder pressure on your face, the weight of your opponent ...

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Overhaul Your Half Guard
When it comes to training or competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, there are few cardinal sins worse than having your guard pass.  Your guard, or legs ...

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Matheus "King Kong" Diniz
Matheus Diniz Matheus "King Kong" Diniz is currently one of the most well decorated students to have come from the illustrious...

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The Greatest Jiu JItsu Matches Since 2012
The Greatest Jiu JItsu Matches Since 2012 –          10. Bruno Malfucine Beats Joao Miyao for his 6th IBJJF Black Belt World Title in Brazilian Jiu...

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Sneaky Pressure Pass Leg Lock
Being decent at jiu jitsu is as close to being a magician as many of us will get. The almost effortless application of leverage and angles to get a...

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It's Time To Spring Clean Your Half Guard with Tom DeBlass
There's an old tradition called Spring Cleaning that you may have heard of where one spends time at the first sign of warm weather cleaning and org...

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D'Arce Choke Variations
The D'Arce choke is one of the most popular chokes in the family of head and arm triangle variations.  The history of the technique and how it got ...

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Baseball Bat Choke
One of the most effective chokes that does not get enough love in the BJJ community is the baseball bat choke. The baseball bat choke is a highly p...

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Mastering the Arm Bar and the Triangle Choke
The arm bar and the triangle are some of the most versatile submissions.  They have long been considered traditional submissions and they have long...

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The Double Leg Take down
The double leg take down is one of the highest percentage take downs in wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and many forms of grappling.  Wrestling is ...

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Make Your Achilles Lock Unstoppable
Whether you're just starting down the path to be a leg lock ace, or you've been on the mats for a number of years and have been practicing lower bo...

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Become a Leg Lock Ace with BJJ Fanatics
Unless you've been living under a rock for the last few years and paid zero attention to BJJ competitions and trends, you have no doubt watched the...

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Surprise Submissions to Keep in Your Back Pocket
There are plenty of great submissions in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, some have a higher percentage rate of working while others may not be as good.  Some ...

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The Art of Half Guard with Tom DeBlass
Tom DeBlass is one of the most widely known jiu jitsu black belts, competitors, and instructors on the planet.  With over 100,000 followers between...

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How Good is your Cross Choke?
The cross choke has long been one of the most popular submissions in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with the gi.  This choke utilizes the lapels on the kimono...

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The Physics of Pressure Passing
Pressure is one of the most important concepts you must ingrain into your mind and body when you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  Whether you are attemp...

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The Importance of Wrestling in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Wrestling is one of the oldest forms of grappling, there are techniques in wrestling that have been around for hundreds and thousands of years.  Br...

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A Guillotine That Breaks the Rules
The guillotine is a powerful choke that can force one's opponent to tap as an air choke, a blood choke or a combination of the two.  No matter whic...

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Basic Leg Pummel Concepts
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 submissio...

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Baseball Bat Choke from Bottom: Video Tutorials
The Extreme Versatility of the Baseball Bat Choke The baseball bat choke…how I can go on and on about the baseball bat choke. It is probably the s...

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Facing the Inevitable BJJ Injury
Now that I'm in my mid-40's and been training BJJ consistently for almost 10 full years, I've come to accept the daily aches and pains associated w...

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Don’t Get Stuck In Kesa Gatame Again
Have you ever had your guard passed and found yourself stuck in a headlock type position with your arm and elbow being controlled?  This is kesa g...

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Ten Must Have Holiday Gifts for Your BJJ Game
With Thanksgiving over and the holiday gift-giving season fast approaching, here are some ideas for gifts for that special jiu jitsu player in your...

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