Josh Barnett

  • The Submission Grappling Universe Has Just Expanded

    Go to any jiu-jitsu tournament and you will most definitely witness competitors from multiple academies competing against each other and their teammates rooting them on from the sidelines. Some of the larger teams may even break into a chant/counter chant that represents their academy in competition.  In the larger...
  • Less Than a Week Before Worlds No-Gi, Josh Barnett Teaches How Hand Control Is Vital For Passing the Guard

    Josh Barnett has done it all. An MMA legend, he has also successfully ventured in the grappling universe. A world champion in 2009, he has a lot to teach in this week leading to the 2016 Worlds No-Gi. In this video, he explains the importance of not allowing the...
  • Hand Control to Pass With Josh Barnett: Hand Off Pass

    Last month Josh Barnett showed us the many virtues of hand control when it comes to finishing or taking down your opponent. This month we’re going to let you in on his potent use of hand control when it comes to passing your opponent’s guard. This is not for...
  • Josh Barnett: Double Wristlock (Kimura) from North-South

    We took a bit of a different approach with May’s Issue of JJM. As evidenced from his Metamoris 4 match up against Dean Lister, former UFC Heavyweight Champion, catch-as-catch-can wrestling aficionado and jiu-jitsu black belt, Josh Barnett is all about controlling his opponents, shutting them down and then finishing....
  • Josh Barnett: The Concept of Hand Control

    We took a bit of a different approach with May’s Issue of JJM. As evidenced from his Metamoris 4 match up against Dean Lister, former UFC Heavyweight Champion, catch-as-catch-can wrestling aficionado and jiu-jitsu black belt, Josh Barnett is all about controlling his opponents, shutting them down and then finishing....
  • Josh Barnett Submission Flow

    How many submissions could Josh Barnett finish you with? We might never know the answer, but here are just a few, actually quite a few, that we might see from Josh, our cover man for Issue 32.     Way before the public knew of him, Josh Barnett usually...