Patrick Flores

  • Knee Slice and Dice with Leticia Ribeiro

    One of the greatest female competitors of all time, member of the IBJJF Hall of Fame, Leticia Riebeiro shows us us her knee slice pass to armbar as featured in Issue 35 of Jiu-Jitsu Magazine. THE KNEE SLICE PASS TO ARMBAR Commonly used by competitors today, this pass involves...
  • 15 Things you Will Discover During your First Year

    Like the first time you learn any new skill, there will undoubtedly be a learning curve. Before Michael Phelps became the fastest person in the water, he had to learn to swim. Mike Tyson had to learn how to throw his first punch before knowing how to throw one...
  • Anderson Silva Teaches the Standing Arm-Triangle

    This is a handy move worth learning should you ever find yourself in a stand-up situation in close quarters, or in an MMA match. The clinch is a fundamental position in Muay Thai. Although most would opt to throw knees or elbows, Anderson...
  • Rolando Samson: Breaking Arms and Putting Them Together Again

    Rolando Samson isn’t your typical jiu-jitsu competitor. An overwhelming majority of athletes we interview are 100% focused on jiu-jitsu. They eat, breathe, and sleep the sport. Although jiu-jitsu is a big part of Rolando’s life, he admits it’s ultimately just a hobby. It all started when he saw kids...
  • Abu Dhabi World Pro Weigh Ins – April 20th 2016

    The weight cut for some is more difficult…...
  • Abu Dhabi World Pro 2016 – April 19th

    The day started off with a visit to the hotels meeting rooms where mats have been laid out for practice sessions. It seems like the overwhelming majority of people at the hotel are here for the tournament, and they’re from all over the world. I see many familiar faces,...
  • Abu Dhabi World Pro – Day 1

    In case you didn’t know, the Abu Dhabi World Pro is under way. This event is put on by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation. After hosting several qualifiers earlier this year all over the globe, the best jiu-jitsu fighters flew to the United Arab Emirates to grapple among the best. The...
  • Milton Bastos Taking The Back From Turtle

    Here’s a real tricky one that you can use on the unsuspecting opponent. It’s starting to become one of my personal favorite moves. It’s another way to get to your opponent’s back when they turtle up.   1. Stay tight on your opponent and bring both of your feet...
  • Nick “The Tooth” Gullo

    A couple years ago, I started looking into writing and taking photos for jiu-jitsu. In search of inspiration, and that je ne sais quoi of what made for good content, I stumbled upon the works of Nick Gullo or better known as Nick “The Tooth.” I began reading articles...
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