The first guard you learn

The first guard you learn: When I began Jiu jitsu it was standard practice to begin the…

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It doesn’t seem like a big difference…

It doesn’t seem like a big difference… One of the hardest truths to convince a beginner…

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Starting with an advantage

Starting with an advantage: Imagine if you were practicing takedowns with an opponent…

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The magic of half guard

The magic of half guard: Every Jiu jitsu athlete has a responsibility to excel in bottom…

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New Wave Half Guard

New Wave Half Guard: I am very pleased to announce the release today of my latest…

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Pressure

Pressure: when we think of winning in Jiu jitsu we typically think in terms of MOVES. If…

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Positions for less athletic people

Positions for less athletic people: A word that gets thrown around a lot in Jiu jitsu bus…

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Pressure passing – the power of half guard

Pressure passing - the power of half guard: There are many ways to create pressure whilst…

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The single greatest advantage of half guard passing methods over regular methods of guard passing – head control

The single greatest advantage of half guard passing methods over regular methods of guard…

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The power of elbow control

The power of elbow control: A huge part of success in Jiu jitsu becomes from posture -…

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Half guard passing – Once you control the head you can focus upon extracting your leg

Half guard passing - Once you control the head you can focus upon extracting your leg:…

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Use all your options when passing half guard

Use all your options when passing half guard: Half Guard passing represents perhaps the…

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The ultimate pressure pass – half guard

The ultimate pressure pass - half guard: There are two main methods of guard passing. The…

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Passing half guard – head control

Passing half guard - head control: The final stage of most forms of guard pass is to get…

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Half guard passing and MMA/fighting

Half guard passing and MMA/fighting: Modern Jiu jitsu has many exciting and very…

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Half guard top – no need to rush

Half guard top - no need to rush: Of all the methods of passing guard, passing from half…

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Overwhelming and passing a good guard player – the half guard route

Overwhelming and passing a good guard player - the half guard route: When you have a…

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Battles won and battles lost

Battles won and battles lost: When working from half Guard it’s important to understand…

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