AKA Thailand’s, Professor Marcio, demonstrates some BJJ basics

BJJ basics are anything but basic. In the grand scheme of jiu-jitsu things, all of it is complicated. However, there are techniques in the discipline that can be easier than others. AKA Thailand head BJJ trainer, Marcio Cesar Gracinha, demonstrates those techniques here.

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.