side control

  • None Shall Pass!

    JJM is always looking to bring you, our readers, the latest and greatest of all things jiu-jitsu and we know how everyone loves new and unique guards. Over the course of just over a year Yuri Simoes has conjured up a new, innovative version he calls the Body X-Guard....
  • Accept the Matrix and Learn to Choke Like Cobrinha

    Rubens Charles Cobrinha is relentless in his mission to spread his BJJ knowledge to as many people as he can. With that in mind, he often releases nuggets of his technique in awesome videos on youtube. The latest one is this choke he calls Matrix Choke. Click play and...
  • Learn the tricep crush with world champion JT Torres

    JT Torres is one of the most decorated American black belts ever. The Pan and Worlds No-Gi black belt champion is known for his refined technique and training ethics. In this video, he teaches a simple (and painful) solution for when you get to side control. According to JT,...
  • Got to side control? Use one of Bruno Malfacine’s favorite armbars

    The 8X black belt world champion Bruno Malfacine is back to teach another awesome technique. Once you get to side control, here’s a easy and effective option to attack the opponent’s arm without having to get to full mount. Watch and go train.  ...
  • High Percentage Jiu-Jitsu: Scarf Choke from Side Control

      This is a lapel choke that’s extremely effective and very difficult to escape from when set up correctly. Bernardo likes this because it’s a no risk finish. If he has his opponent in side control, the submission he thinks about are the ones that still leave him in...
  • Toe Holds With Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros: Toe Hold From Side Control

    It’s not the first time we’ve had Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros gracing the pages as a main feature in JJM. Deb Blyth had a great interview article on him in Issue 29, giving us an inside look at the life of the always colorful and charismatic Comprido. If you haven’t...
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