Podcast EP3: Erik Paulson; an MMA Master Coach Shares His Secrets


Erik Paulson is an MMA Master Coach.  He's trained tons of fighters competing at the highest levels of Mixed Martial Arts.  And he held the Shooto light-heavyweight title in Japan for 5 years. He's also my friend and a mentor. Recently I asked my newsletter readers if there was something in particular you wanted to ask Erik.  (Hey, if you were signed up for the FREE Grappling Tips newsletter … [Read more...]

Free Book About the Guard for Grapplearts Readers


Heres's a really cool resource for you, something that I've received a TON of positive feedback on.  It's a free, downloadable book that breaks down the many different variations of the Guard position with detailed descriptions and lots of pretty pictures!  And you can grab it super easily, for free... … [Read more...]

Everybody Was Von Flue Fighting…

When people first learn the Von Flue choke they often find that their opponent can bridge them over and then they end up on the bottom. If this is happening to you and you're getting rolled into a bad position when trying this choke then first check that your legs are perpendicular … [Read more...]

More Half Guard Resources


If you're really serious about improving a particular position in your grappling arsenal then you'll seek out any and all resources that deal with the topic. The half guard is a position with a LOT of depth and MANY offensive options. Here are some of my favorite articles, videos and resources on Grapplearts.com that will help you develop a mobile, attacking half guard: … [Read more...]