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When a Community is Silent

Mar 02, 2017No Comments

So apparently a day ago an “MMA” coach was sentenced to 4 years in prison for sexually assaulting 2 teenage girls. In summary:  Three charges for sexually

RESULTS vs POLL

ADCC Post Mortem – Expectations vs Reality

Aug 31, 20152 Comments

What I learnt: – I’m grateful for wrestling rules – no pushout points, no fleeing penalties and the requirement that you be taken down to

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#Jack is here

Dec 31, 2014No Comments

Part 1 of my 2015 Plan is here Happy New Year! I have been tied up the last month working on some projects for the

Garry Tonon vs Zak Maxwell

Metamoris 5 Review

Nov 23, 20144 Comments

Some Quick Thoughts on Tonight’s Card Garry Tonon vs Zak Maxwell (Tonon def. Maxwell via Heelhook) Garry did what Garry does, no surprises. Zak did

BJJ Scout Metamoris Giveaway

Win a BJJ Scout Patch by Rating the Metamoris 5 Matches!

Nov 23, 2014No Comments

10 BJJ Scout Patches Up for Grabs – Rate! What did you think of the matches? Good bad? Rate and let me know!

LEANDRO LO INTERVIEW

Interview: Leandro Speaks about his Matches with Keenan, Miyaos, Copa Podio

Nov 22, 2014No Comments

Leandro Finally Speaks to BJJ Scout! I have been thinking about starting a new series/channel where I reach out to competitors to get their thoughts

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Metamoris 5/Copa Podio Predictions

Nov 19, 20141 Comment

Some Quick Thoughts on the Matchups this Weekend Phew. Lucky I waited a few days. Now that Kevin Casey is out that’s one less match

Latest Studies

More Funks in BJJ: The Merkle (Mechanics, Set...

Apr 10, 2017No Comments

Is BJJ Inbreeding itself to Death? I recently posted a video on one of the latest innovations to hit sport BJJ – the use of

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Terere Guard Passing Study

Feb 17, 20171 Comment

When did this term “Modern Jiujitsu” emerge? As far as I can tell, this was something that sprang up about 4-5 years back and was

BJ Penn Study

BJ Penn Guard Passing Study

Feb 14, 2017No Comments

Move identification is not the same as pattern identification. On the surface Damien Maia and BJ Penn both use the exact same passes, (1) mount

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Dominick Cruz v Cody Garbrandt UFC 207 Studie...

Feb 06, 2017No Comments

I’ve personally been fascinated with the study of footwork for a while, especially the interplay between centerline/plane exposure in MMA. These 2 components of MMA, striking

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Ronda Rousey v Amanda Nunes UFC 207 Preview

Feb 05, 2017No Comments

My thoughts on the match up before UFC 207. And yet again…another one where my preview was several times longer than the actual fight. When

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Maia’s Crank/RNC Set up + Other Crank S...

Jan 30, 2017No Comments

Is cranking legit in sport BJJ? I recall reading somewhere that some famous BJJ competitor said 50% of cross chokes from mount are cranks. I’m

Damian Maia Study Part 1 FINAL

Demian Maia Study Playlist (Updated)

Jul 12, 20162 Comments

I’m back to making vids after a hiatus. Maia has some unique things going on and I’ll write up a bit on my thoughts later.

Dominic Cruz Study (alt music) SHORTER for FACEBOOK

Go here for my “Banned” Cruz Stud...

Feb 06, 20161 Comment

  Well that’s just frustrating, the UFC wiped out a whole bunch of my videos off youtube and I even got a strike for one.

DON'T QUIT

ADCC Preview : Mis-priced Risk?

Aug 28, 20153 Comments

I know I haven’t been active lately but thought I’d record how interesting this ADCC has been handicapped by betting sites. Grappling unlike MMA is

Metamoris 5 Preview Video – Kazushi Sak...

Nov 17, 20141 Comment

The Masses have Spoken – Saku v Renzo It Is! Old School beat the new school by an overwhelming margin this time and so I

LO v Keenan Study COVER

Match Studies: Leandro Lo vs Keenan Cornelius...

Oct 28, 20141 Comment

Intriguing Rivalry in the Making With so many BJJ stars/potential stars leaving the circuit in the last 2 years and the signals that many more

CRUZ COVER

Dominick Cruz Study Part 1: Footwork, Stances...

Oct 25, 20147 Comments

  UPDATE: Back Up Videos on my Dailymotion Channel Here & on my FB Page Here Many are accustomed to the “jab/kick/something shoot for takedown”