Written By: Denise Houle Photo credits: Rolling and the Punches, IBJJF Laura Weldon is a 1st degree Brown Belt under Ranieri Paiva and trains out of R.P. BJJ in Atlanta, GA. Laura is a 2 time IBJJF Master's World Champion, 2 time IBJJF Pan Am Silver Medalist and multiple time medalist at the IBJJF Atlanta Opens. Laura recently competed at the 2018 IBJJF Orlando … [Read more...] about Laura Weldon teaches how to take the back from Top Quarter Mount
Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag presents Caitlin Huggins, Black Belt and Instructor out of Top Martial Arts and Fitness located in Pineville, North Carolina. In this video Caitlin shows how to escape being stuck in the bottom half guard and then sweep using the Banana Hammock. Be on the look out for more techniques from Caitlin in the near future. Caitlin Huggins shows how to sweep … [Read more...] about Caitlin Huggins shows how to sweep from the Bottom Half Guard Using the Banana Hammock Sweep
Professor Caitlin Huggins first learned this pass when she was 12 years old from Eduardo De Lima. Caitlin shows us how to enter when using the combat base in open guard. If you like to pressure pass you are going to love this one! Bully Pass From Open Guard: https://youtu.be/X3Nq2eTZ8uQ … [Read more...] about Caitlin Huggins shows the Bully Pass From Open Guard
Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag presents Denise Houle, Head Coach at the UFC GYM Perimeter in Atlanta, GA. Denise has a philosophy from the Top Half Guard position, why not take the opportunity to try to submit from top half guard?, If we can not finish from here then most of the time it forces an opening to pass. Check out our video below and see if you can add this to your top … [Read more...] about Denise Houle shows the Arm Triangle from Top Half Guard.
Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag had the honor to recently meet with Christy Synan, owner/instructor of Fighting Chance Fitness in St. Augustine, Fl. and a brown belt under Roberto Traven. After spending time with Christy at a local Girls in Gi's event, we headed over to the Atlantic Ocean where Christy shares one of her favorite open guard sweeps with us. Open Guard Sweep with Christy … [Read more...] about Open Guard Sweep with Christy Synan