13,601
  • Reverse arm bar to arm bar - Duration: 4 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 3,625 views
    This is a really great transition to practice because it really helps to develop your hip rotations. It also happens to be a pretty sexy arm bar combination you can chain together.
  • Chin strap sweep to cork screw sub - Duration: 4 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,702 views
    This is an interesting sweep transition that I really like doing. It follows the old rule that where the head goes, the body follows. Here we are using a chin strap to start the rotation and we f...
  • Ankle pick to reverse heel hook - Duration: 7 minutes, 13 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,905 views
    Hello Minions! (spinning frantically)

    Ankle picks are pretty under utilized in bjj. (ok well most all of wrestling is) but this take down in particular is especially underutilized. It's an exc...
  • 3 side control escapes without shrimping - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 21,456 views
    As effective as shrimping is at regaining guard. It is a tactic that concedes the top position. You are willingly putting an opponent on top of you, which is a risk in any grappling or combat sce...
  • Flow rolling with Trifecta Brown Belt, James. - Duration: 3 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 5,664 views
    Hello Minions, (Dismounting water buffalo)

    Had a really nice smooth roll with James a couple weeks ago. He's an American brown belt training out of Trifecta Martial Arts. Nice guy and good skill...
  • Liver Shot KO - Duration: 89 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 13,492 views
    Hello Minions (Runs fingers through hair...)

    I'd like to start doing more striking breakdowns or tutorials. Although I've dedicated this channel to my grappling instruction I actually have been d...
  • Rousey vs Nunes Breakdown - Duration: 18 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 14,944 views
    I enjoy doing breakdowns and I'll try to add that to my content in the coming months/years. For now I wanted to give my take on the recent Rousey vs Nunes fight that just took place at UFC 207. S...
  • How to hold down a much larger, stronger opponent - Duration: 15 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 27,129 views
    Hello Minions, (twisting moustache...)

    I had a good fan question recently asking how the hell do you control someone who can bench press you.... Great question. In short... you don't. You ride ...
  • Bane Hates IBJJF - Duration: 109 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 22,750 views
    Bane has been "in the shadows" apparently for quite some time. He was only recently made aware of all the recent IBJJF rules updates. He completely lost his shit...
  • Destroying a heavy bag, causing massive damage... - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 3,845 views
    I hit a heavy bag one time. Needless to say I wont be doing it again. I'm sorry to all who suffered needlessly in this tragic event.
  • 3 Triangle Escapes and 2 submission counters - Duration: 9 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 33,187 views
    Hello you greedy savages. (dismounts hang glider...)

    I had a fan asking me about triangle escapes. Ask and ye shall receive! (flailing)...

    In this video I'll show you 3 very reliable triangl...
  • Quick Catch Wrestling lock flow from side control! - Duration: 82 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 4,514 views
    I only had a minute today! So I blasted out a quick video for you animals. No real instruction, just BEHOLD and enjoy!
  • Butterfly Mount into reverse Heel Hook - Duration: 2 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,458 views
    Yes Minions, that's right. (flipping hair)

    I can get you from Mount into a god damn reverse heel hook. Who even knew it was possible? Well I did. Because I'm a ninja.... a big white... ninja.....
  • How to finish your Rear Naked Choke - and without the hooks - Duration: 6 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 13,969 views
    Hello my sweet delicate Minions. (flowers being thrown on stage...)

    Today I've got a super secret move to show you. I've debated ever showing this because it works so well I sorta don't wanna gi...
  • Standing arm drag to reverse heel hook (drops mic) - Duration: 5 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 4,701 views
    Hello Minions, ( Dismounts white water buffalo....)

    This week I have a great transition for you that I use quite often. It's an arm drag to a back take to a reverse heel hook. It's a really nice...
  • Countering knee on belly with a heel hook - Duration: 5 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 20,364 views
    Minions!!! (Riding water buffalo through field of wheat...)

    I've got a sweet one for you today. This is a reverse heel hook counter to knee on belly. I've always sorta hit this in scrambles but ...
  • How to safely teach heel hooks/leg locks to beginners. Oh muh gawd! - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 5,861 views
    I bring you the impossible today. Will I walk on water? No. Will I wrestle a bear into submission with my bear hands? No. I will do something even more dangerous. I will show you how you can ...
  • Passing open guards and a clover leaf submission - Duration: 8 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 9,378 views
    I'm trying to catch up to a couple fan questions I've had recently. This was the ever challenging, "how do you pass all these open guard playing sons of bitches" Well, it can be really difficult ...
  • Chaining 45 submissions in a 4 minute lock flow - Duration: 4 minutes, 2 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 12,968 views
    Hello Ronin Army, (cape flowing in the wind.....)

    I wanted to do a lock flow video for the last week or two so I convinced my (very high) friend to be my grappling dummy after a training session. ...
  • Josh Robinson vs Leo Krishna (face lock submission) - Duration: 2 minutes, 15 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 10,845 views
    Hello Ronin Army, (Dismounts large wilder beast)

    I jumped into my own event this weekend. The South East Asian Grappling Challenge 7. This is a large 2 day event with about 300 athletes competin...
  • Scissor takedown to reverse heel hook in comp. - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 4,933 views
    Hello my chocolate covered Minions, (runs fingers through hair)

    This is one of my all time favorite submissions that I hit pretty frequently. The dreaded scissor takedown straight into a reverse ...
  • Cradles Galore to compression finishes and all around mysery - Duration: 6 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 16,492 views
    In this weeks video I show you a few basic (and almost never used) cradles for your grappling game. Possibly the most effective/never used technique in all of bjj. We'll get you from a few differ...
  • 7 Submissions inside a Closed Guard - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 205,666 views
    We have a fan Question today from Rowan Maxwell wanting to know if there are any submissions from a closed guard. Well of
    f%$king course there are... Behold!!!!
  • Several ways to open a stubborn closed guard - Duration: 7 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 50,606 views
    Hello Minions,

    (dismounting horse)....

    I had a fan question recently asking if I could give any tips on how to open up someone's guard. And since my business model consists of giving things away...
  • Josh Barnett Catch Wrestling Breakdown (Barnett vs LIster) - Duration: 9 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 164,515 views
    Hello Ronin Army,

    I have a very special video for you this week. This is a detailed breakdown of some of the techniques that Josh Barnett used in his match against Dean Lister.

    I feel like many ...
  • Two very effective douche bag submissions - Duration: 6 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 39,023 views
    Today I have two glorious catch wrestling submissions for you that are douchie, yet effective. One is a chest compression and the other is a shin lock.

    If you hit either of these subs on your par...
  • Single Leg to high percentge leg lock finishes - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 9,170 views
    Behold Ronin Army!!
    I've got a quick kill for you today. It's a single leg dump into several straight ankle lock options. I also show you a pretty advanced Sambo compression option at the very en...
  • On the heavy bag. Part of a 20 min round - Duration: 4 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,248 views
    I take the exact same approach to stand up as ground. Use what works. Be diverse. Be able to throw all strikes from either side with equal power and incorporate any technique from any style. If...
  • Arm Bars from mount and a metric ton of details... - Duration: 9 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 13,550 views
    Hello you sawcy ronin minions... Often times I am trying not to show more convitional submissions because frankly, there are so many videos out there on arm bars and such that I just do not see th...
  • Countering Spider Guard with Leg Lock - Duration: 4 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,668 views
    Hello my sweet Ronin Army, (Golden Eagle landing on shoulder)

    I dusted off the old GI again today to show you a really nice counter to the spider guard. Quite naturally that counter is a leg lock...
  • Arm Drag to Gift Wrap to Sweep to Choke - Duration: 3 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 16,357 views
    In this weeks video I show you a sequence I really like that is outstanding for GI or no GI. It also finishes with one of my all time favourite finishes. The Gift Wrap.

    Behold you savages.... be...
  • Face Locks Galore - Duration: 7 minutes, 13 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 20,217 views
    Hello Ronin Army! (eagle landing on shoulder)

    In this weeks video I go over the very effective and often unused Face Lock. I go over the effectiveness of this hold from various positions and how...
  • Vale Tudo guard with the Gi to triangle choke - Duration: 8 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 6,386 views
    I'll be talking a lot about what a vale tudo guard is in other videos. In the mean time I wanted to show a couple basic principles utilizing this type of guard and how well it works while wearing ...
  • Multiple bicep slicers from side and guard - Duration: 8 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 50,266 views
    Hello Ronin Army. Today we explore the under utilized bicep slicers. (dramatic music)
  • Angel Wings, to scissor choke to arm bar to wrist lock to toe hold, oh my... - Duration: 3 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 17,558 views
    Sweet baby Jesus do we have a good one for you today. This is an outstanding catch wrestling hold called Angel Wings that I hit all the time. It also chains into several other holds if neck crank...
  • fisherman's crank to baseball bat choke - Duration: 4 minutes, 13 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 13,784 views
    Hello Ronin army!

    In this weeks video I'll show you a sneaky abdomen compression from side control called the fisherman's crank. This little baby combined with the baseball bat choke is a brutal...
  • Butterfly guard to somersault pass or high tower pass - Duration: 4 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 2,926 views
    Hello minions...

    In this weeks video I show you one of my favourite passes. We'll force the butterfly guard and then work the somersault pass and high tower pass. (I'm making up that name. I d...
  • tornado pass and baseball bat pass to finish - Duration: 6 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 17,313 views
    In this weeks video I'll be showing you 3 guard passes that I use quite a bit. Two of them are very effective step over passes that I have a lot of success with.

    The third is a baseball bat pas...
  • Rat Guard to Triangle, To 100% to Double Wrist Lock - Duration: 7 minutes, 14 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 21,369 views
    In this weeks video I take you through another Vale Tudo guard affectionately called "Rat Guard".

    Rat guard is another powerful guard that controls your opponents posture while freeing up your h...
  • Whizzer to take down to triangle choke - Duration: 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 18,543 views
    In this video I show you a transitional submission I get pretty often from the feet or the knees. We start with a whizzer from the feet and transition immediately into a triangle during the take d...
  • Peruvian Neck Tie or reversal to Darce Choke - Duration: 4 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 10,270 views
    Hello Minions!

    In this weeks video I show you yet another way to finish those pesky opponents (cough...wrestlers) who turtle up and become an unmovable mountain.

    There are actually many many ...
  • Vale Tudo Guard to triangle to gogo to straight jacket - Duration: 6 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 7,573 views
    In this video I talk a little bit about a vale tudo style guard and then how to chain 3 different submissions together. A triangle choke into a gogo plata into a straight jacket.
  • Shin Slice Submission from Side Control - Duration: 3 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 5,300 views
    Hello Ronin Minions, (crowd surfing to the mic)...

    Today I will show you a super secret shin slice submission from Side Control that I hit pretty frequently.

    "What.. huh... that's not possible!...
  • Sneaky mount entry with 2 quick finishes from side control - Duration: 6 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 2,965 views
    In this weeks video I show you how I like to enter mount the opposite direction you've probably been taught and an arm bar or triangle finish to accompany it.
  • How to correctly escape a heel hook and a sneaky rib compression - Duration: 4 minutes, 39 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 1,693 views
    Hello Minions,

    In this weeks video I show you how to correctly attempt escaping an outside heel hook. I also teach you a sneaky rib compression that you can do if someone sits up to hand fight yo...
  • Knee bar from bottom half guard - Josh Robinson - Duration: 3 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 6,755 views
    In this video I show you how to do a knee bar with an opponent in your half guard. I include a couple nice details that are often overlooked or missed that cause people to miss this very solid sub...
  • Working on hand speed - Josh Robinson - Duration: 49 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 828 views
    because sometimes... just sometimes.... what people really need is a warm hand to the face.
  • Death From Above - Kesa Gatame and Catch Wrestling - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 23,704 views
    I call this whole series "Death From Above". It's a series of very high % submissions that I chain together from from Kesa Gatame and modified Kesa.

    I cant tell you how successful this series is ...
  • submitting an opponent in side control or guard with a double wristlock - Duration: 6 minutes, 13 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 3,369 views
    I love these types of submissions because I think a lot of people are taught that you have few options from bottom. Specifically when you're opponent is in side ctrl. (other than escaping the pos...
  • Scissor takedown to reverse heel hook or shin slice - Duration: 4 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 1,393 views
    I really like this takedownand I have a lot of success with it. In this version I'll show you how to get the takedown and immediately land in the saddle for a reverse heel hook or leg lace finish....
to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...