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  • Beginner Essentials - Gift Wrap Back Take

    Starting in the mounted position Matt Darcy explains the transition to the knee pillow position when the partner turns to their side. From here he blocks the elbow with his chest so they cannot turn back to their back. He then gains wrist control, pulling the arm around their head. Rotating fro...

  • Omoplata Back Take

    When Setting up the armbar from the omoplata position Matt will often opt to take the back instead. He will weave his top leg through the opening and take his bottom leg out. You can then sit up for top back position with one hook in, or hip escape and pull them into your lap.

  • Closed Guard Sleeve Drag - Part One - Back Take

    Matt Darcy Shows a grip break using the joystick grip to then punch the arm across to expose his partners back for back take from closed guard.

  • Kids Fundamentals - Back Spin Drill

    This kids fundamentals series focuses on teaching the required techniques in a digestible way for our young white, grey/white, and grey belts.

  • Kids Fundamentals - Clock Choke

    This kids fundamentals series focuses on teaching the required techniques in a digestible way for our young white, grey/white, and grey belts.

  • Kids Fundamentals - Sprawl to Back

    This kids fundamentals series focuses on teaching the required techniques in a digestible way for our young white, grey/white, and grey belts.

  • Half Guard - Countering The Back Step - Part Two

    In this segment Matt Darcy shows how to take the back from half guard when the opponent back steps. Instead of extending to cause this opponent to fall in front of him, he extends the leg away from him causing this opponent to fall right into his lap.

  • Kimura Setup To Bow And Arrow Choke

    Matt demonstrates kimura fundamentals. When the opponent is really strong and stubborn he shows an option to take the back and be able to hit a bow ‘n arrow choke

  • Closed Guard Underhook Clinch - Part 1

    Matt Darcy details breaking down an opponent with the underhook clinch. By switching grips in this clinch he is able to keep maximum control as he makes his way to his opponent’s back.

  • Butterfly Guard Back Take from Mount Escape

    Matt Darcy shows how to keep the momentum going after escaping mount by taking the back from butterfly guard.

  • Beginner Essentials - Simple Back Choke System Part 2

    Matt Darcy shows part 2 of the simple choke system from the back. This is a great system to learn and should be the first thing you employ when attacking the back.

  • Beginner Essentials - Simple Choke System Part 1

    Matt Darcy shows a system that everyone should start out with when attacking the back.

  • Back Recovery System

    Matt Darcy shows a drill to train your back recoveries. He learned this from Marcelo Garcia and Paul Schreiner as a blue belt. It should be a staple in your game.

  • Attacking The Turtle Position. Juji Gatame And S-Mount Option

    Matt Darcy shows how to attack the turtle position using the belt line hook. Finishing with a Juji Gatame arm bar or breaking them down to get to the S-Mount position to end up in S.A.P.

  • Knee Scrape Back Take With Simple Collar Choke Finish

    Chris Fletcher shows the simple collar choke finish after taking the back from the turtle position using the knee scrape

  • Attacking The Turtle Position Part 3 - Transitioning to the Triangle

    Matt Darcy shows how to transition to the triangle from the bow and arrow attack. Adds the kimura as a finishing option.

  • Attacking The Turtle Position Part 2 - Bow And Arrow Choke

    Matt Darcy shows how to attack the turtle position with the bow and arrow choke.

  • Attacking The Turtle Position Part 1 - The Clock Choke

    Matt Darcy shows how to attack the turtle position using the clock choke

  • Take the Back from the Leg Drag

    Date: 3/26/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Fundamentals
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Heel Scrape Back Take from Turtle - Part 2

    Matt Darcy shows the other way to finish the back take when your opponent sticks his leg out to straighten their knee line.

    Date: 8/9/2018
    Instructor: Matt DArcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Heel Scrape Back Take from Turtle - Part 1

    Matt Darcy teaches his favorite way to take the back when his opponent turtles. Check out part 2 as well.

    Date: 8/9/2018
    Instructor: Matt DArcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Triangle Choke to Triangle Armlock to Back Take

    Matt Darcy teaches a Triangle choke attack chain that leads to the back when your opponent tries to rip out of the triangle armlock.

    Date: 7/9/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Counter the Stack Pass - Spider Guard Back Take

    Matt Darcy uses the shoulder lock counter to make space and take the back

    Date: 6/4/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Fundamentals
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Under Hook Control to the Back from Guard

    Date: 3/22/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Fundamental Jiu-Jitsu Combatives
    Location Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

    Matt teaches how to use the undertook control from closed guard to defend from strikes and take the back. He also shows how to transition between the clinches in guard.