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Ezekiel Choke From Guard: Reliable Or Just A Fairytale Move?

Ezekiel chokes are sweet ways of finishing people in BJJ. The choke is not just available in different variations but also works in both Gi and No-Gi, despite its reputation as a Gi-only choke. Speaking of variations, you can get an Ezekiel choke from pretty much anywhere – guard, mount, half guard, side control, and …

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BJJ Guard Pass Basics: Getting Through The Layers Of Any Guard

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – guard passing is probably the most difficult part of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. I guess one reason is that there are countless guard variations out there. Another is that everyone plays every guard a bit differently, meaning you’ll always face unknowns when you’re trying to pass the …

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The Arm Trap BJJ Pass To Sneak Past Any Guard

Can’t pass guard? There’s a good reason for that – you can’t. Like you really can’t actually physically pass anyone’s guard in Brazilian JIu-JItsu. The perfect example is the closed guard. Pass it without opening. Can’t, right? Then why would you presume that you could pass all other guards directly? The one single thing that …

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