AKA Thailand head BJJ instructor, Professor Marcio, demonstrates popular BJJ moves

AKA Thailand’s head BJJ instructor, Marcio Cesar Gracinha, is a multiple level black belt. In a series of videos, Marcio demonstrates popular BJJ moves that even casual fans will recognize. To say these moves are basic would be dismissive of how effective they really are. Check out coach Marcio as he shows some of the popular BJJ techniques that you’ve seen for years in MMA.

Pass Guard for Mount

Full mount is the most dominant position in BJJ. Here, Marcio Cesar shows how to pass someone’s guard to get full mount.

Sweep from Open Guard

Professor Marcio demonstrates how to get a sweep from his open guard by using his opponents gi and leverage against him.

Arm Triangle

The setup and finish of the arm triangle is often used in MMA and Marcio shows it’s usefulness in BJJ.

Pass Guard

The most basic technique, yet the most frustrating for someone trying to use their offense, is simply passing guard.

Armbar Transition

Professor Marcio shows the transition to a choke from armbar and vice versa.