Tag Archives: Belleville MMA

move of the week (NO-GI EDITION) X-Guard Pass into side control or omoplata lock or triangle choke

On this move of the week (NO-GI EDITION) I am teaching one an X-Guard Pass into side control or omoplata lock or triangle choke. Great advance technique for NO-GI but it can also be used in GI Jiu-Jitsu. Hope you

Move Of The Week (NO-GI EDITION) Kimura lock into head and arm triangle choke

On this No-Gi technique of the week I am teaching a submission combination from north-south position. I’m combining the classic “Kimura” lock and transitioning into a Head and arm triangle choke. Hope you guys enjoy the technique. Thank you and

Win your Jiu-Jitsu matches via “KATA GURUMA”!!!!

I have been training this modified “Kata Guruma” or “Fireman carry” throw (NOTE: 1:02min in the video) in GI and in NO-GI since 2006. I successfully executed this powerful throw in several occasions during my competitions. I highly recommend this

Final match at the BLACK BELT MASTER Ultra Heavyweight division at the 2015 Chicago Spring International Open Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship.

“Brazilian” Mike Rethmeyer versus Multiple IBJJF WORLD CHAMPION Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros! Final match at the BLACK BELT MASTER Ultra Heavyweight division at the 2015 Chicago Spring International Open Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship.

BJJ Lifestyle Academy – Small Business Saturday Special

Master Wendell Alexander Seminar – April 20 – 10am – 2pm – BJJ Lifestyle Academy

April 20 seminar @ BJJ Lifestyle Academy with Master Wendell Alexander (cofounder of Team Nova UniĆ£o, Jose Aldo and BJ Penn coach! He also invented a lot of innovative positions like the butterfly guard and X-Guard!!!!)..$50 up front…$60 at the

Move of the Week – Counter Armbar from Guard

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Help spread the word about BJJ Lifestyle Academy!

If you have friends or family that are interested in joining BJJ Lifestyle Academy, spread the word about our new Facebook page, webpage and other outreach. We are trying to grow the the business this year. Have them visit and