Sometimes skills carry over directly

Sometimes skills carry over directly - sometimes they carry over indirectly: Sometimes…

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Mats, memories and meetings

Mats, memories and meetings: I began teaching introduction classes under my sensei Renzo…

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The value of position

The value of position: In the context of GRAPPLING, the value of position is fourfold.…

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The example of Georges St Pierre

The example of Georges St Pierre: I have had the honor of coaching many truly outstanding…

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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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Leg locks in MMA

Leg locks in MMA: So often I hear people say leg locks are ineffective in MMA. The very…

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Will it work in a fight?

Will it work in a fight? I am often asked whether or not certain techniques of Jiu Jitsu…

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Demian Maia and Michelle Nicolini

Demian Maia and Michelle Nicolini: The greatest representative of Jiu Jitsu in modern…

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Very excited to join @sanabul

Very excited to join @sanabul for the development of MMA training gear this year. I have…

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Getting ready

Getting ready: @garrytonon is preparing to go back to fight for the fourth time in…

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@garrytonon gets his Shoot Boxing (striking integrated with takedowns) rounds in today.

@garrytonon gets his Shoot Boxing (striking integrated with takedowns) rounds in today.…

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The remarkable story of a remarkable man

The remarkable story of a remarkable man: This weekend in Anaheim California the IBJJF No…

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Firas Zahabi back in the basement!

Firas Zahabi back in the basement! It was great to see my black belt student…

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A man that made a difference

A man that made a difference: There are few people who can claim to have changed the…

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Pleasant surprises

Pleasant surprises: Most days at in the basement are pretty much the same - they have to…

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Last day in Australia

Last day in Australia: It’s been a fantastic journey that began in Singapore cornering…

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Reflections on Garry Tonon

Reflections on Garry Tonon: Garry Tonon’s recent win in @onechampionship MMA fight takes…

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On the road again

On the road again: At JFK waiting for my flight to Singapore to help Garry Tonon prepare…

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Here is a great clip of outstanding grappling and MMA athlete Erin Blanchfield

Here is a great clip of outstanding grappling and MMA athlete Erin Blanchfield in…

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The two ways

The two ways: When unarmed humans fight, there are two main ways they can inflict…

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