Two Ways to Convince Your Friends to Start Training BJJ

When someone is looking for a new physical activity in which to participate, jiu-jitsu is usually not their first thought. […]

Technique of the week (NO-GI EDITION) One Arm Guillotine into D’Arce Choke

On this Technique of the week (NO-GI edition) I am demonstrating a One Arm Guillotine into D’Arce Choke by using […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BJJ LIFESTYLE ACADEMY COACH “BRAZILIAN” MIKE COMPETING FOR THE GOLD MEDAL AT THE 2010 IBJJF INTERNATIONAL CHICAGO OPEN

COACH “BRAZILIAN” MIKE RETHMEYER AGAINST ANN ARBOR BJJ BLACK BELT SEAN BANSFIELD FIGHTING FOR THE GOLD MEDAL AT THE BLACK […]

BJJ Lifestyle Academy listed on IBJJF – Check it out!

BJJ LIFESTYLE ACADEMY – Belleville, IL and BJJ LIFESTYLE ACADEMY – ST. Louis, MO are now OFFICIAL REGISTERED BJJ SCHOOLS […]

Defense and Counter Attack the half-guard leg lockdown

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