Spider Guard Pass

If you have ever been caught in spider guard you already know that it can be difficult to pass. In this video Master Rafael "Formiga" Barbosa shows a very simple and effective way to pass the spider guard! The first thing you need to do is establish…

How to Use Hammer Fist Strikes for Self-Defense

The Hammer Fist is one of the most powerful weapons for self defense in martial arts - yet it highly underutilized because not many people train hammer fist strikes in martial arts for real self defense. In this Martial Arts Training Video,…
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Butterfly Guard Sweeps and Submissions by Formiga

Rafael Formiga Barbosa of Soul Fighters Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a master attacking sweeps and submissions from the butterfly guard.  He is considered one of the best butterfly guard players in the world and has a knack of always finding his…
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Club Weapon Defense - Ippon Seo Nage or Choke

Defending against a weapon in the streets is a true life or death situation, and all of your skills in Jiu Jitsu are going to be needed to survive. The club is a universal term for any type of blunt object weapon that is being swung at your…
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Defend Striking Attacks With Elbow Smash & RNC

Learn how to defend against strikes using this technique flow by Matt Bryers. The combat flow teaches you how to elbow smash and enter to attack the body, and then slip under to get the Rear Naked Choke using Jiu-Jitsu Concepts. This flow…

3x3x3 Fighting Techniques Series: Striking Self Defense

There are some essential concepts every complete martial artist needs to know.  This is the first video of the 3x3x3 Fighting Techniques for Self Defense / Hand to Hand Combat.  You will learn how to defend against punches and punch combination…
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Knee on Belly Armbar

Rafael "Formiga" Barbosa shows how to achieve an Armbar from the knee on belly position, this is accomplished when your opponent pushes the knee to try and relieve the pressure off his belly. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu technique. Any time you play…
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Half Guard Top Arm Lock

Rafael "Formiga" Barbosa shows how to attack the arm with a straight arm lock from the top position of the half guard. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu technique. If you are in top half guard it is pretty easy to get an arm lock. First swim your arm underneath…

Pull Closed Guard from Knees

Rafael "Formiga" Barbosa this time shows a way to pull closed guard but this time from the kneeling position. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Technique. First you want to decide which hand you are going to grab the collar with. Before anything else grab…
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2 High-Percentage Deep Half Guard Sweeps for BJJ

Rafael Formiga Barbosa shows you how to sweep from Deep Half Guard with to x2 HIGH Percentage Deep Half Guard Sweeps for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Learn the waiter sweep and the foot trap sweep from deep half guard position in BJJ. These BJJ sweeps…