Before starting the course, make sure to watch this important introduction.
Short intro on how to stay safe on the mats.
If you have to get double legged, at least get double legged well!
How to get taken down with a single without risking injury.
Important safety tip, not just for BJJ, but for falling in general.
What to do when you get taken down to half guard.
What to do when you get taken down to closed guard.
Keenan explains key concepts of half guard and how to transition in a better position, the closed guard.
Keenan shows a strong controlling one hand grip to keep your other hand free for attacks.
Another important grip to know, essential in shoulder pressure prevention.
Even though you may not be playing open guard just yet, it’s vital to know these concepts.
Beginner friendly concepts to help you understand the sit-up guard.
How to deal with opponents using the classic Toreando pass.
Frames are better at keeping your face from getting smashed than holding up paintings, learn how to use them from side control.
Basic concept and rules of escaping the side control without being submitted.
How to react while being mounted and how to escape the abyss.
You’re in deep now, but you can still escape. Here, use these tips!
You got on top somehow, now what?
How to get to a place where you can start dishing out the pressure.
How to avoid the perils of the open guard and apply some sweet, sweet shoulder pressure.
Many know the toreando, few know how to do it well!
Great way to safely pass your opponents guard and put immense pressure on them while doing it.
Learn the knee cut well, it will serve loyaly throughout your career.
Pass the knee shield by switching sides. It’s simple, but effective.
Learn how to escape the closed guard, PROPERLY.
Explanation of what to do after you break your opponents grips when passing the guard, how to gain tempo and put your opponent on the defensive.
Detailed explanation of types of grips and how to break them so you may engage in guard passing.
Basic yet very effective way to submit your opponent from the half guard.
How to set up and execute the all-powerful triangle choke from the half guard.
Classic Triangle from the Closed Guard. Check out this detailed description of principles and moves you need to follow to land this powerful submission.
Arm Bar from Closed Guard is the bread and butter submission of many guard players, however it can be intimidating technique for beginners due to many steps and moves needed to execute this deceivingly simple looking technique.
The cross choke from mount is a classic. Just like all classics, it needs to be performed perfectly to do it justice. Learn how here.