Fun with Kesa Gatame Part 3: Holds and Pressures Series7:30m
In this video, Chhi’ covers setting up the Kesa from an attempted knee on belly baseball bat choke as well as transitioning to Kesa from side control. He explains pressure as a technical development through control and attempted submissions.
Fun with Kesa Gatame: Part 1 Holds & Pressures14:33m
Learn how technique and position create pressure through use of the Kesa Gatame. Chhi’ explains the position, the application of pressure, preventing the escape, and a sequence of submissions from the position. Don’t miss Tobin’s commentary at the end.
Hamid Almozaffar: Two Fundamental Throws7:30m
Meet Hamid, a US National Level Judo Coach, training in Judo since 1990 as well as a Jiu Jitsu brown belt with Combat Base. In this instructional, Hamid covers how to have a plan for gripping, protect your lapels and sleeves, and shut down your opponent’s attacking hand. He also covers two throws: one from the Russian Tie and another from the c grip. Enjoy!
Posture in the Closed Guard13:15m
Get a bird’s eye view of a private instructional held in the Combat Base Redondo Beach Garage. This video covers holding and regaining posture in the closed guard, using a mobile tripod base, monitoring for strikes in the closed guard and the basics of 3’s as a learning tool. Enjoy!
Standing Principles to Takedown Options9:28m
In this seminar held at Excel Jiu Jitsu in Oceanside, California, Chris demonstrates key principles of standing techniques, covering details on hip control, grips, stance, and transitions to body locks. He also provides instruction on a basic hip throw, a counter to the hip throw, and collapsing takedown options.
Back Take Details13:50m
During a virtual private lesson, Chris instructs the back take by breaking posture and controlling the hips. The principles of base and posture are explored as well as the evolution of Jiu jitsu.
Armbar Seminar with Melissa19:51m
During this 2016 seminar in Frankfurt Germany, Melissa goes over various ways to drill an armbar from the guard position including climbing, swinging, cross clamp, and flash. There are many fine points and details in this video to help improve your control and allow you to better set up and finish the armbar.
Becuase it Starts on Your Feet Part I30:16m
During the November 2022 Seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia, Chris instructs base and posture for a street, sport and art applicable stance. Many principles are revealed in this seminar including connecting hips to grips, keeping your hands up, entry to clinch, owning the hips and transitioning to the hip throw. He explains the concept of the collapsing takedown which is especially good for the aging athlete. Trust your hips!!
Basic Knife Defense24:32m
Ever wondered what you should do if you are attacked with a knife? Combat Base black belt Jerry Wetzel is a knife defense expert and founder of Red Zone Threat Management Systems. In this video, Jerry introduces some basics of knife defense from standing and the ground. You'll learn how to disarm someone who has a knife safely. The instruction is geared toward the jiu-jitsu practitioner. For more, check out the Red Zone website.
Single Point Details & Micro Framing19.44m
In this video, Chris Haueter shares his knowledge on how to concentrate on a single point to control your opponent. By isolating a single joint or area, you can immobilize your opponent and open up opportunities to pass their guard, sweep, or gain the upper hand.
The L Principle10:56m
Looking to keep your opponent from passing your guard? BJJ Black Belt Melissa Haueter has got you covered with her signature "L Principle". This drilling video is perfect for beginners or black belts alike, this simple principle will help keep your opponent frustrated when attempting to pass. So whether you're just starting out or looking to add another tool to your arsenal, be sure to check out this video.
More Closed Guard Details14:30m
Continuing his seminar across the pond, Chris breaks down his strategies and techniques when your opponent is in your closed guard. He covers breaking your opponent down, keeping them from standing up, and don't forget your ABC's (Always Be Choking)!
Three Passing Postures15:17m
In this video of his seminar series, Chris covers the three main passing postures in BJJ and how to control your opponent's hands, head, and hips. He also includes additional closed guard theory. This is essential information for any BJJ practitioner, so be sure to check it out!
Escaping the Triangle8:55m
If you're looking to up your BJJ game, look no further. Chris Haueter is known for his attention to detail, and in this video, he shares some of the little tricks that have helped him escape even the peskiest opponents' triangle or rubber guard.
You won't want to miss these tips - so watch now!
You won't want to miss these tips - so watch now!
Mitch Langman, head instructor at Dark Carnival, shows how he sets up and finishes a variety of lapel chokes including how to switch to different techniques/grips when your opponent defends. If you're a fan of lapel chokes, and even if you're not, you won't want to miss this one!