Leg Lock Injuries and Preventative Measures

Leglocks, such as the “knee bar”, “heel lock”/”heel hook”, and “inverted heel lock/hook”, are common moves in many combat and martial arts, like Jiu-Jitsu, catch wrestling and so on. As the name suggests, they are joint locks directed at the joints of your leg like the hip, knee, or ankle joint. Although a useful self-defense […]

BJJ MMA Submission Wrestling… It’s Time To Escape!

Learn how to recognize and escape all the major positions in MMA, Submission Wrestling, No-gi Jiu-jitsu, BJJ, etc.

Catch Wrestling’s Flying Mare – And Follow Ups

Join the Damage Control MMA crew and Catch Wrestler Sam Kressin in re-discovering the ins and outs of Catch Wrestling’s Flying Mare throw – Takedown

MMA Injuries: Time to man up!

Train long enough in the Martial Arts, and you will encounter an injury of one kind or another. Learning how to train wisely during an injury is a key component in getting ahead while others would be crying in a corner, licking their wounds. Well, this week we bring you our friend and regular here […]

Rear Naked Choke: Finish Stubborn Defenders

Few things are as frustrating as taking your opponent’s back and sinking in a rear naked choke, but no matter how hard you squeeze, your opponent is able to defend with his hands in pulling just enough to relieve the pressure. The most recent series in our member section covers the RNC. This technique is […]

Top 5 uses of Jiu-jitsu in the Movies

If you were thinking Mel Gibson, triangle choke, Lethal Weapon or Gina Carrano and RNC in Haywire, you’re way off! No, I’m talking deep Jiu-jitsu, real Jiu-jitsu, Meta-jitsu, I’m talking Jiu-jitsu that’s so hard core, it transcends Jiu-jitsu itself. Yeah, I’m talking about the good stuff

How to Hit without Being Hit! Ghost Fighting Systems

This year at Erik Paulson’s annual Combat Submission Wrestling camp, we were introduced to a new presenter, Phil Norman. Recently Mr. Norman has been making a splash in his area of the world with his students and their accomplishments in the realms of MMA, K-1 and other combat sports. I’ve always been a fan of […]

Billy Robinson: Turn In Stand Up From Defense Position

This is our final farewell to our good friend, mentor and authority on Catch As Catch Can Wrestling, the irreplaceable Coach Billy Robinson.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Escaping Bottom Across Side

Gustavo Rodrigues is back and this time he shows us an escape from Bottom Side Cross when your arms are trapped.