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Rolling Guillotine Escape with Bernardo Faria

The guillotine choke is one of the first chokes most novice grapplers learn and try to attempt. Even though it is sometimes as simple as grabbing the neck and squeezing; it is the most effective submission in MMA, no gi grappling and BJJ. Any…
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Omoplata Escape That Actually Works by Bernardo Faria

The omoplata is one of Bernardo Faria's favorite submissions. But the omoplata is can also be used to sweep your opponent. In fact, many jiu jitsu fighters use the omoplata more to sweep compared to submit. Since it is one of the most common…
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North South Position Escape by Bernardo Faria's

North South is one of the most difficult positions to escape in jiu jitsu or fighting overall. You really need to be careful of getting tapped by the north south choke, it is a good control position and there are a lot of opportunities to…
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Kneebar aka Dogbar From Over / Under Guard Pass by Bernardo Faria's

Bernardo Faria is a big fan of the over under guard pass and attack the knee bar for the finish. He learned this submission in 2009 and actually caught Abraham Marte in this same knee bar in the Worlds BJJ Championships. He's hit this knee…
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Stop Your Guard From Getting Passed by Bernardo Faria

One of the most common asked questions for the jiu jitsu guard, is how to retain your guard and not get passed. Multiple time world champion Bernardo Faria shares his principles and concepts on how to defend the BJJ guard pass. His main…