Take some notes and check Marcio Cesar Gracinha going over BJJ basics

Get your pen and paper out and be ready to take some BJJ notes. Our head MMA and BJJ instructor, Marcio Cesar Gracinha, goes over some of the basics of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. While you can’t go out right nw and immediately apply the techniques on a black belt, it’s at least a very good start.

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.