Rodolfo Vieira

Positional Studies: Sit Up Sweeps (Cobrinha...

Oct 02, 201320 Comments

If it works well and often, I’m Interested Consistency is the name of the game at high level sport BJJ and despite the endless generation

Rodolfo Vieira Guard Passing Study 3: Weave...

Sep 25, 20134 Comments

Smashing can be a war of attrition and an almost all or nothing endeavour. Dogfighting/Smashing to close off all the space on the crossface side

Rodolfo Vieira Guard Passing Study 2: Weave...

Sep 21, 20132 Comments

  What is a Weave? In a nutshell, a weave is when you “mount” a guarder’s legs when he has been put on his side

Positional Studies: Crossface Counters (Rod...

Aug 18, 20137 Comments

What exactly started all this “Modern BJJ” jazz anyway? Somewhere along the line, BJJ went from “fundamental” attacker/defender dynamics to two “defenders” playing guard. It’s

Rodolfo Vieira Guard Passing Study 1: Press...

Aug 18, 20134 Comments

Rodolfo’s Passing is a hybrid of two Philosophies Rodolfo makes an excellent subject in guard passing because of his versatility. Lighter weights often display more

Rodolfo Vieira Takedown Study Part 2: Grip ...

Jul 21, 20137 Comments

Judo tactics are closer to striking than BJJ At least in terms of the stand up portion, which is why it’s not common to see

Rodolfo Vieira Takedown Study Part 1: A Stu...

Jul 07, 201321 Comments

Rodolfo Vieira is an elite blackbelt competing in the pesado division. Coming up slightly earlier than Leandro Lo, he is also a BJJ sensation, with