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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu videos (A-Z)

80 Techniques: Helio Gracie Tribute video

Grand Master Helio Gracie (Oct 1 1913 – Jan 29 2009) was known as the father of Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu BJJ. He was the father of the world-renowned fighters Rickson Gracie, Royler Gracie, Royce Gracie, Relson Gracie and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) founder Rorion Gracie In this video, a documentary, Phil and Ricardo Migliarese, demonstrate [...]

Anaconda choke video

An anaconda choke is an arm triangle from the front headlock position. The performer threads his or her arm under the opponent’s neck and through the armpit, and grasps the biceps of the opposing arm. The performer then attempts to pin the opponent onto the trapped shoulder so as to better interrupt the flow of [...]

Ankle lock video

The straight ankle lock (depending on how it is performed also known as an achilles lock) is what is usually thought of as an ankle lock. It is typically performed using the legs to isolate one of the opponent’s legs, and placing the opponent’s foot in the armpit, while holding the foot with the forearm [...]

Ashi garami video

Ashi garami (leg dislocation) that targets an opponent’s leg. It is one of the nine joint techniques of the Kansetsu-waza list, one of the three grappling lists in Judo’s Katame-waza enumerating 29 grappling techniques. Ashi-Garami is one of the four forbidden techniques, Kinshi-waza. [From Wikipedia. Original page is here]

Ashi gatame video

Ashi gatame (leg armlock) is one of the official 29 grappling techniques of Kodokan Judo. It is one of the joint techniques of the Kansetsu-waza list, one of the three grappling lists in Judo’s Katame-waza enumerating 29 grappling techniques. [1] Tori places his left knee on the ground, raises his right knee, which contains Uke’s [...]

Basic jiu jitsu clinch and takedown video

These videos show some Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tactics for closing the distance and taking an aggressor to the ground.

BJJ vs Karate video

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. The art was derived from the Japanese martial art of Kodokan judo in the early 20th century.It teaches that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage [...]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpg5FMvUHu4 video

Today’s kickboxing was heavily influenced by the centuries-old art of Thai boxing. Thai boxers often use their shins and knees to deliver harsh kicks. Kickboxing became popular in the United States in the 1970s. During that time, karate tournament fighters looked for a new, less restrictive way to battle each other in the ring. Kickboxing [...]

BJJ vs Sambo video

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. The art was derived from the Japanese martial art of Kodokan judo in the early 20th century.It teaches that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage [...]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu incorp. for streetfighting video

Renzo Gracie’s classic Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Mixed Martial Arts Instructional that changed Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu forever. In this video Renzo Gracie shows how to adapt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to streetfighting. He demonstrates all the important techniques and strategies that are crucial in a no rule streetfight. Between the techniques Renzo shows clips of his “No Holds Barred” [...]

Calf crush/slicer video

The calf crusher (or calf slicer) is Sambo/Brazilian jiu-jitsu technique, a compression lock that involves pressing the calf and/or thigh muscle into one of the bones in the leg. Similarly to the biceps slicer, a leg slicer can be applied by inserting an arm or leg in the on the backside of the knee, and [...]

Can opener neck crank video

The can opener (in Japanese Jujutsu referred to as kubi hishigi) is a hyperflexing neck crank that can be applied from the opponent’s guard or from a mounted position, by grabbing the opponent’s head using the hands, and forcing it towards the chest of the opponent. In competitions (where allowed) it is usually used as [...]

Cattle catch neck crank video

The cattle catch (also referred to as reverse crucifix, iron cross or stocks) is a hyperflexing neck crank involving trapping the opponent’s hands and forcing the head towards his or her chest. The technique is performed with the opponent lying on his or her back, and the combatant performing the neck crank perpendicularly face-down in [...]

Cross armlock video

The cross armlock (juji gatame) is derived from japanese jujutsu. In general, the attacker grabs the wrist of the targeted arm of the opponent, holding and securing it by squeezing it between the thighs of the attacker. The attacker’s legs end up across the opponent’s chest, with the arm held between the thighs, with the [...]

Do-jime video

Do-jime (chest compression) is one of the twelve constriction techniques of Kodokan Judo in the Shime-waza list. Do-Jime is one of the four forbidden techniques, Kinshi-waza Tori is on his back and Uke is between his legs. Tori hooks his feet one against the other behind Uke, and raises his legs so as to bring [...]

Double leg takedown video

The double leg takedown (colloquially simply known as a double leg or even double) involves grabbing the opponent with both arms around the opponent’s legs while keeping the chest close to the opponents balls, and using this position to force the opponent to the ground. There are several varieties of forcing the opponent to the [...]

Duck-under takedown video

Duck-under takedown is a Wrestling/Sambo/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu technique where the wrestler ducks under the opponent’s arm to get behind him and then uses a lift, throw, or trip to take the opponent to the mat. The Duck-under takedown is very useful in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fights

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