I was recently watching an out-of-print instructional DVD by a friend of mine and had one of those really great ‘aha’ moments.
It was a tweak that I can use to make my closed guard much, much harder to pass. And also much more powerful when it comes to setting up attacks and sweeps. (more…)
This painful submission, demonstrated by Andreh Anderson, combines the Kimura armlock with the bicep crush technique to tap out your opponent from the guard. (more…)
Countering the crossface when you’re on the bottom of half guard is really important – if you don’t know how to get out of it then you’ll be dead in the water and soon get your guard passed.
This technique is demonstrated by BJJ black belt Andreh Anderson
Andreh Anderson demonstrates a technique where your opponent will think he’s passing your guard, but this only sets him up for a sneaky lapel choke. (more…)
Here’s a combination that takes you from an arm bar attempt to a powerful guard sweep from the closed guard, demonstrated by BJJ black belt Andreh Anderson. (more…)
Andreh Anderson demonstrates a very useful sweep you can use when your opponent is trying to pass your closed guard with the gi. (more…)
BJJ black belt Andreh Anderson demonstrates a sneaky gi choke from the Mount position. (more…)
Jiu-jitsu and grappling are like an arms race: new techniques and variations are constantly being developed.One year is the year of the half guard; another is the year of the ankle lock.Competition on the training mat and in tournaments is driving the evolution of the game. (more…)
Andreh Anderson has trained with many famous grapplers and is a skilled brown belt under Rey Diego. Recently he posted detailed photos and explanations of two of his favorite techniques. (more…)