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A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO LEARN AND IMPLEMENT THE DEFENSIVE BJJ SYSTEM IN YOUR GAME

  • Introduction to the five postures of the Defensive BJJ system
  • Explanation of the transitions and movement patterns that connect the postures
  • Examples on how to start drilling and practicing with a partner
  • How to get personal and direct feedback from Priit on your progress
  • Suggestions on further studies

LEARN TO BE COMPLETELY SAFE AND ESCAPE FROM THE TURTLE POSITION

  • Origin story
  • Introduction to turtle defense
  • Elbows
  • Head position
  • Knees
  • Hooks
  • Upright turtle
  • 5 mistakes in a row to take the back from turtle
  • Turtle 2.0 position
  • Clock choke vs good defensive turtle
  • Turtle intro: Wrist fighting and first ideas also how to fight different seatbelts
  • Defense against a fancy clock choke from turtle
  • Escaping turtle using regular / typical guard pull
  • Escaping turtle using inward invert
  • Escaping turtle position using outward invert
  • Defense against the clock choke from turtle
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Ankles
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Hooks
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Neck and chokes
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Stance and overall idea
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Knees and hips
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Shoulders, arms and wrists
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Standing up for escaping
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Crucifix threat
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Side turtle sector
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Front headlock threat
  • Straight arm turtle / referee turtle: Power-half threat

BUILD AN ANNOYING GUARD DEFENSE WITH THE “GRILLED CHICKEN” SYSTEM

  • Grilled Chicken introduction
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: Origin
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: Explanation of the stance
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: How to move while keeping the stance
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: Sitting up direction
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: Switching sides
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: More advance way to switch sides
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: North/south direction protection
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: Recovering guard from north-south
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: Bottom leg
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: Full invert ideas
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: Switching sides using full invert
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken intro: Using the half invert to keep the guard
  • How to invert and not end up with the double under situation
  • Small change we had to do to the fundamental structure of the grilled chicken
  • Grilled chicken 360 defense drill
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken: Defensive ideas against the legdrag
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken: Defensive ideas against the torreando pass
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken: Defensive ideas against going behind torreando pass
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken: Defensive ideas against the front side torreando pass
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken: Defensive ideas against the over-under pass
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken: Defensive ideas against the knee slide pass
  • Sideways Grilled Chicken: Defensive ideas against the kneeling passes
  • More sideways open guard structures that we know exist
  • Another option to switch sides against the north-south directional threats aka Tom’s version
  • Another take on the sideways open guard north-south direction defense
  • Some additional seatbelt variations that you should be aware of
  • Sideways open guard and the knees to the chest rule
  • Sideways open guard top leg “new” ideas

DEFEND GUARD SWEEPS WITH THE “UNSWEEPABLE” SYSTEM

  • Butterfly sweep babybridge counter
  • Butterfly sweep high babybridge counter
  • Butterfly sweep Granby roll counter
  • Butterfly sweep Granby roll counter 2
  • Unsweepable against roll from turtle
  • Against a shoulder clamp butterfly sweep
  • Kneeling sweep defense
  • Standing/tripod sweep defense
  • Experimental unsweepable thoughts against the bridge’n roll sweep from side bottom

POSTURES AND STRATEGIES TO SURVIVE AND ESCAPE SIDE CONTROL

  • Power of the babybridge
  • Positioning after being passed
  • Head positioning
  • Killing the near side arm
  • Hawkings 2.0 introduction
  • Reverse hook side control escape
  • Stiff arm escape 1
  • Stiff arm escape 2
  • Stiff arm escape 3
  • When/why pushing with the bottom arm can be considered dangerous
  • Side control bodylock escape
  • Hawking 2.0 World Premiere
  • Using shrimping for escaping side control and the problem that will come with that
  • Side control bodylock escape
  • Elbow posting explained when using Hawking 2.0 and Babybridge
  • Details about the pummeling when playing the Hawking 2.0
  • Hawking 2.0 towards opponent when in side bottom
  • Why killing the arm in side control does not matter so much as before
  • The importance of Hawking 2.0
  • Details about the top elbow in Hawking 2.0
  • Reaching rules when playing Hawking 2.0
  • Clicking rules
  • Hawking against one of the loop choke versions
  • Top arm function in hawking
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Intro
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Default escaping direction
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Different ways to pull guard (over the head direction)
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Different ways to pull guard (sideways direction)
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Hawking 2.0 top arm options
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Hawking 2.0 bottom arm options
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: secondary escaping direction
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Turnover sweep as an escape
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Reverse underhook to darce choke
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Reverse underhook aka ghost escape direction
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Reverse underhook to top position
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Negative shrimp option against more adapted opponent
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Keeping the arms safe aka no default flaw
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: 1st stiffarm option for escape
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Turning inwards stiffarm (2nd option)
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Over the body stiffarm escape (3rd option)
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Transition from Hawking 2.0 to Babybridge as defense against the hold
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: What else can happen if you use reverse underhook
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: Over the head escaping direction
  • Crossface / underhook side control bottom: More detailed wrestling option from the reverse underhook escape
  • When to use hawking and when to use babybridge while under side control

DETAILED MOVEMENT PATTERNS TO PRACTICE WITHOUT A PARTNER

  • Babybridge/Hawking 2.0
  • Starting from Hawking 1
  • Starting from Hawking 2
  • Starting from Hawking 3
  • Starting from Panda
  • Starting from Running Man 1
  • Starting from Running Man 2
  • Starting from Running Man 3
  • Starting from Turtle 1
  • Starting from Turtle 2
  • Starting from Turtle 3
  • Zhaado Jiu-Jitsu free roll
  • New way to go to the turtle
  • How do get better at inverting
  • Drills you can do to get better faster when practicing the Hawking 2.0
  • More thought and ideas towards drilling/teaching method
  • How to train movement patterns better and create endless drill variations for yourself
  • More ideas how to train movement patterns (example when you do not have much space)
  • Final details (hopefully) about how to go to the knees
  • Running Man 2.0 intro
  • Moving around idea when practicing the movements patterns
  • Using posts when practicing movement patterns

EXPERIMENTAL THOUGHTS FROM “PRIIT’S LAB”

  • Ideas about side choke defense
  • Ideas about the underhook
  • Turtle 2.0 / upright turtle
  • Reverse underhook experimental ideas using Hawking 2.0
  • Deep Halfguard Experimental Ideas Using Hawking 2.0
  • Hawking 2.0 against Twister attack
  • Hawking 2.0 experimental clicks to play with
  • Experimental double underhook grip when using Hawking 2.0
  • First experimental thoughts about the baseball choke defense
  • Experimental “new” back escaping ideas
  • Experiment inspired by Michael Pleavin
  • Experimental “new” back escaping ideas (exploring more)
  • Experimental thoughts towards the back triangle defense (inspired by Jonathan’s question)
  • More raw ideas towards the back escape system that we are building
  • Experimental defensive thoughts against two of the lapel chokes
  • Half guard bottom hawking 2.0 experimental ideas part 1 (inspired by the question from Michael Pleavin)
  • Half guard bottom hawking 2.0 experimental ideas part 2 (Inspired but the question from Michael Pleavin)
  • More raw ideas towards the back triangle defense
  • Some add-on defensive thoughts about going to the knees directions against the back triangle
  • More about the minimal inverting idea
  • Idea about the default flaw that very much guides my search
  • Back escape experiment continues (3 directions)
  • Some preliminary raw ideas how hawking could be countering the crucifix position
  • First raw ideas against the paper cutter choke
  • NCAA turtle ideas that I am playing with myself at the moment
  • Some grey area aka not yet set in stone material about the back survival
  • New and experimental angle for playing Hawking 2.0
  • Additional thoughts about the new Hawking 2.0
  • How new-hawking 2.0 is changing shrimping
  • New-Hawking 2.0 developments against the back control
  • Ongoing paper cutter choke defense research
  • Final thought about the paper cutter (a very successful I might add) experiment
  • Final thoughts (hopefully) about the new-hawking 2.0 vs underhook down side back control
  • VERY important “new” details about the back survival experiment
  • Ongoing paper cutter choke study and answer to Oleg
  • CRAZY developments part 1 & 2 against the bow and arrow choke
  • Kimura defense just got upgraded using our new posture
  • Ongoing back triangle survival experiment and new solutions
  • Anaconda choke survival ideas (teaser)
  • New running man that is not in the system yet
  • More about guard retention and a different way of pummeling inspired by Jon Thomas
  • Grilled Chicken: Preliminary ideas for defending north/south defensive passing
  • Further ideas about the deep half guard structure using hawking and mini babybridge, part 1
  • Ongoing grilled chicken upgrade process aka playing open guard more sideways
  • Further thoughts about the rolling back take from the 3/4 mount
  • Additional ideas about the deep half guard, part 2
  • Experimenting with tripod sweeps using our new sideways open guard ideas
  • “New” back control ideas that are forcing me to adapt
  • “New” back control survival ideas that we are playing these days
  • “New” turtle idea that I have been playing with
  • Preliminary ideas against knee on belly position
  • Preliminary ideas about how my hawking works against halfguard top passes
  • Preliminary ideas about how my mini babybridge works against halfguard top passes
  • How half guard bottom ideas connect to side control bottom escapes
  • Preliminary ideas about the half guard bottom: Ideal situation against the crossarm top position
  • Preliminary ideas about the half guard bottom: Mini babybridge against the crossarm top position
  • Preliminary ideas about the half guard bottom: Mini babybridge away from opponent when more is lost
  • Preliminary ideas about the half guard bottom: Mini babybridge towards the opponent when under crossbody top position
  • Preliminary ideas about the half guard bottom: mini babybridge away from the opponent when they are having an underhook under the leg control
  • Preliminary ideas about the half guard bottom: Second ideal idea against the crossarm top position
  • Preliminary ideas about the half guard bottom: underhook and head crossface (part 1 & 2)

NARRATED ROLLS FROM WITH TIPS & SUGGESTIONS

  • Weekly narration of sparring and competition rolls uploaded by members
  • Priit rolling at seminars, camps and in his own gym, testing out his techniques

COMMUNITY HOMEWORK WITH DIRECT FEEDBACK FROM PRIIT

  • Movement patterns
  • Babybridge from everywhere
  • Hawking 2.0 position
  • Improve your training methods
  • Turtle
  • Back escapes / Prevention
  • Running Man
  • Putting it all together
  • Grilled Chicken open guard

CRITIQUE OF “HOW THINGS ARE USUALLY DONE”

  • Mounted armbar
  • Side control movement drill
  • Side control armbar
  • Cross choke from mount

“PANDA”: MODIFYING A CLASSIC WRESTLING POSITION TO BECOME AN EFFECTIVE DEFENSIVE BJJ TOOL

  • Panda: Origin story
  • Panda introduction

FULL LENGTH VIDEOS FROM SEMINARS

  • Amsterdam Camp 2020 class on bridging
  • 2.5 hrs online seminar with Lithuanians
  • 100 mins. group private from camp in Italy

NEUTRALIZING THE KNEE ON BELLY POSITION

  • Is there actually a knee on belly position as we know it
  • Defensive ideas against baseball choke from the knee on belly
  • Knee on belly escape that I can now explain using mini babybridge

LEARN TO DEFEND ANY KIMURA ATTEMPT WHEN IN SIDECONTROL 

  • Using babybridge
  • Using babybridge v2
  • By sitting up
  • Very late defense
  • Using wrist fighting
  • Kimura trap defense
  • Finer detail about the kimura defense and how to create the preferred angle
  • One more layer for the kimura defense by going to the knees to free the head
  • Very late Danaher style kimura defense (if true will change everything)
  • Mini babybridge against kimura attacks
  • New information about the kimura trap defense using the mini babybridge

IMPROVE YOUR TRAINING AND TEACHING METHODS WITH OUR COACHING SECTION

  • Conversation on how to teach your first defensive Jiu Jitsu class
  • Intro for the coaching section
  • Coaching: Class template to start with
  • The idea of teaching techniques backwards
  • Talk on lockflows and flowcharts
  • Video interviews with other coaches
  • Coaching: Warm up section of the class
  • Examples of drilling the defensive postures
  • My first attempt to explain / address progressive resistance

DETAILED OMO PLATA ESCAPES

  • Version 1
  • Version 2

FULL LENGTH VIDEOS OF PRIVATE LESSONS WITH PRIIT

  • 1+ hours of questions from a new blue belt

OTHER UNCATEGORIZED VIDEOS

  • Introduction to underhook escapes
  • What order to watch the videos
  • Underhook clicks
  • Answers to most of the questions in the “video requests” forum topic
  • “Know your roll” a talk on framework series about BJJ
  • “Why is there something rather than nothing”?
  • Defending the back take from s-mount/side mount
  • How different positions have slightly different pummeling rules
  • Idea about grips being static and others scrambly
  • Deep half guard sweep using the Babybridge
  • Running man: Origin story
  • Babybridge vs Mounting
  • What is the “click”
  • The transition law that guides me towards answers
  • Interesting similarity between hawking 2.0 outwards and wall wrestling in MMA
  • One more example about the default flow that guides my findings
  • Running man and going to the knees direction/test
  • More details about the running man 2.0 position
  • Re-back take position answered by the hawking 2.0
  • Steps to win and lose during the early back survival / defense, May 2021
  • Back escape / survival drilling ideas with an interesting methodology
  • Running man for back survival
  • Grabbing the head when using hawking 2.0 for back survival
  • Another way to grab the head on the failed back take
  • Two versions when grabbing the head while inside seatbelt
  • Perfect time to do the inward hawking
  • 5 x hawking 2.0 against the back take
  • Weird control but a good test for the hawking 2.0
  • Winning transitions with hawking 2.0 while defending the back
  • Defensive BJJ in action (nogi)
  • Defensive BJJ in action (gi)
  • More evidence of the hawking 2.0 making a difference in different situations
  • My obsessive thoughts towards the running man posture
  • Some of the attacking ideas from defensive positions
  • Trying to explain hawking 2.0 bottom arm work from the different angle
  • One lapel choke from the back that “ruins” everything
  • Guard retention and side retention connection
  • Upgraded baseball choke defense ideas
  • Upgraded defensive ideas against the crossface
  • Additional thoughts about the crossface prevention
  • Upgraded info about the side choke defense
  • Underhook down side back survival study against the armbar threat
  • Back takes just got harder
  • Grabbing opponents head when defending the back
  • How to make repetitive back takes harder using mini babybridge
  • 3 other places which we can explain now using mini babybridge pressure
  • How something so simple can hold so deep truths (open guard secrets)
  • Defensive ideas against a knee slide baseball choke
  • More about how mini babybridge makes sense of the different open guard positions
  • More evidence for the running man new head position during the power half attack when attacking the back
  • Something that Wim Deputter explained me years ago makes sense now because of the mini babybridge
  • Rant about how I know how to express my art
  • Z-guard and the Caio Terra crazy belly down direction
  • Cross leg guard retention move that makes sense now after 22 years
  • Back survival new posture is now also tested against the armbar threat
  • Side control crossface prevention idea that I would disagree these days
  • More info about shrimping that now makes sense to me
  • Something about the very late armbar escape that I can now explain using the new stick transition
  • Mini babybridge against deeper tarikoplata attacks
  • Mini babybridge and x-guard
  • One click in the open guard that now makes sense because of the mini babybridge
  • Finally butterfly halfguard starts to make sense (bonus hook sweep details)
  • Attempt to try and explain Gordon Ryan body triangle escape
  • One more reason why the grilled chicken structure change makes sense
  • Sideways butterfly guard top leg new ideas
  • Common mistake while practising running man posture
  • Common mistakes when practising hawking 2.0 posture
  • Transitioning between the hawking 2.0 and mini babybridge during the back control
  • Transitional ideas about the back survival using hawking 2.0 as an example
  • We changed something about the way we invert
  • Back take transitional defense from the turtle using hawking 2.0
  • Back take transitional defense from side control using hawking 2.0
  • Back take transitional defense from side control using mini babybridge
  • Reverse hitchhike armbar escape: The first video about the whole idea
  • Reverse hitchhike armbar escape: Sitting up direction
  • Reverse hitchhike armbar escape: Turning in direction
  • Reverse hitchhike armbar escape: Babybridge towards the opponent
  • Reverse hitchhike armbar escape: making them still flat a bit
  • Elbow post running man intro: RNC test
  • Elbow post running man intro: Gi choke defense
  • Elbow post running man intro: Gi choke defense by going more into the choke
  • Elbow post running man intro: Connecting postures
  • Elbow post running man intro: Top hook test
  • Elbow post running man intro: Power half test
  • One detail how to create extension in the end range of the escape
  • Close(d) guard top: How the closed guard top should look like so we could explain everything that happen
  • Close(d) guard top: Width of the knees
  • Close(d) guard top: Seal feet or toes on the mat
  • Close(d) guard top: Where to put the arms
  • Arm triangle defense details inspired by the Brian Ortega video