Tag Archives: grappling

30 Animal Grappling Solo Drills in 7 Minutes

Jason Scully is a renowned Black Belt in the JIu Jitsu community. He has released tons of extremely popular videos on YouTube giving out grappling drills, tips, techniques, and more! Here, he shows us 30 different “animal” type grappling drills you can do by yourself to work on your grappling game. I’ll definitely be working on some of these.

For those of you that are 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Van Nuys students, you may recognize quite a few of these drills from our warm ups. Great drills that will really help you on the mats =)


This Month at 10th Planet Van Nuys! Darce Chokes!

In this video, from Submissions 101, we’re shown the basic Darce Choke.

The Darce Choke is a blood choke in Nogi grappling often hit from side control, turtle, or even the Half Guard position. This is an extremely effective choke for Nogi Competition, MMA, and Submission Wrestling.

I  personally love this move and all of the attacks off of it (Ninja Choke, Guillotine, etc.).

This month at 10th Planet Van Nuys, we’ll be covering the Darce Choke, Anaconda Choke, Japanese Necktie, and plenty of other variations! Come down to 10th Planet Van Nuys and check out a class! See you on the mats! ­čśë

10th Planet Van Nuys at the AFC: August 30th MMA Show

On August 30th, 10th Planet Van Nuys warriors, Mike “Lobes” Frausto and “Gorgeous” Georgie Garcia went to battle in Agoura Hills, CA. The Amir Fighting Championships had a huge line up of great Amateur Mixed Martial Arts bouts that night.

There was lots of buzz surrounding the fights on the card and the fighters definitely did not disappoint. Plenty of the fighters on the card were crowned number one contenders for the AFC belts that night as well as the 145 Champion.

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10 Tips to Finishing the Triangle Choke

The Triangle Choke is a chokehold in which you figure four your legs around your opponents neck and arm stopping the blood to the brain, forcing them to tap. This choke has been shown to be effective all the way up to the highest levels of competition in the UFC. Recently, we watched Joe Lauzon choke out Jamie Varner with a Triangle Choke, winning himself Submission of the Night honors!

Adding the Triangle Choke to your arsenal of weapons from the guard will make your ground game that much more dangerous. This choke ends plenty of fights in BJJ, Grappling, and MMA.

What are the 10 Tips to Finish the Triangle Choke? Read more…

Darce Choke from Side Control

Hey guys, here’s a variation of the Darce Choke from Side Control. The Darce Choke is an awesome blood choke that cuts off the arteries of the neck with 1. his arm that’s pushed across and 2. your bicep. After getting the proper grip, squeeze and finish for the tap out.

More about this Darce set up…