October2015

  • Rolling On Top Of The World

    Literally, well almost. Check out these photos sent to us by Arlo Gagestein. Arlo and four friends decided to compete in the first ever Summit and Submit tournament, high in the mountains of Utah. Not only was it a round robin submission-only jiu-jitsu tournament at 11,500 feet elevation, but...
  • Refocus Your Focus

    How much time do you spend on the mat a week? How many of these minutes were focused, deliberate minutes of training? No, really. If you take a 60-minute class, how much time do you spend in the bathroom? How much time do you spend talking instead of drilling?...
  • Garry Tonon: Toe Hold (Submission Grappling, Brown, Black)

    Toe Hold (Submission Grappling, Brown, Black) This is a foot lock that’s legal in the gi at the brown and black belt level, it’s also legal at most no-gi submission tournaments. Garry sitting on Eddie’s chest while controlling the target leg.   1. Instead of dropping to his side,...
  • Garry Tonon: Breaking Down Toe Holds and Heel Hooks

    Toe holds and heel hooks can be a little confusing when you’re first exposed to them. Because many leg locks are only legal in brown and black belt competitions, they’re uncommon in many schools. However, in no-gi and submission grappling tournaments they’re more common than chokes. Garry’s going to...
  • October 2015 – Issue 37

    Abraham Marte: Going to Battle with The God of War Breaking Posture to Back Take   . Subtle Sweep to Mount   Butterfly Hook to Back Take   Armbar from Back Take   Triangle from Armbar   Attack Sequence from Closed Guard   Leg Locks with Garry Tonon Breaking...
  • Master Worlds 2015

    The Master Worlds 2015 are in the books and the results are up on ibjjf.com. Some highlights include Chris Haueter taking first place in the Master 5, male lightweight black belt division. Also long time competitor Wellington “Megaton” Dias took gold in both the featherweight and open class for...
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