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  • Mount Escape - Foot Scrape To Half Guard - Keep The Momentum

    Using the foot scrape to escape from mount to half guard, Matt Darcy urges his student to keep that momentum going to get to their strongest position to get the finish.

  • Escaping North South - Guard Recovery

    When going for the north south reversal, the main reaction will be for the opponent to rip out the arm that is being trapped to prevent their post. When this happens it creates enough space to be able to regain a guard.

  • Escaping North South - Reversal From Both Arms Over

    Matt Darcy shows a north south reversal by swinging into a side control position. By wrapping his arm around the top opponents head he traps their arm as well and prevents the post when he rolls.

  • Side Control Escapes - Forcing Headlock with Under Hook Hand Position

    Matt Darcy shows how to force your opponent to make a mistake when trying to hold you in side control. The under hook hand position sometimes forces a headlock to prevent you from taking their back. We all know the headlock is terrible technique and we should then capitalize on it.

  • Escaping Side Control with Under Hook Hand Position - Butterfly Guard Back Take

    Matt Darcy shows how to use the under hook hand position to make your opponent make mistakes. You then can capitalize with a butterfly guard back take.

  • Escaping Side Control with Under Hook Hand Position Part 1

    Matt Darcy shows an alternative hand position for bottom side control. He also goes into detail on how to get it before being locked down in side control.

  • Fundamental Escapes - Hip Escape from Mount

    Matt Darcy goes in depth on how to use the hip escape to escape mount.

  • Side Control - Flavio Canto Reversal to Kimura

    Matt Darcy shows a powerful reversal that he learned from the famous Brazilian Judoka Flavio Canto. He has used this for years on bigger opponents who have locked him down in side control.

  • Escape from S Mount Armlock

    Instructor: Danny Bohigian
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu Pleasanton

    Danny shows a sneaky way to escape from an armlock attempt when your opponent has you in S Mount.

  • Escape the Kimura from Side Control to armbar

    Matt Darcy teaches how he escapes the kimura from side control and transitions to an armbar.

    Date: 4/26/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Escape Omoplata to Leg Drag or the Back

    Matt Darcy teaches how to escape omoplata and keep the momentum to get a ahead of your opponent so they cannot regain control.

    Date: 4/23/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Advanced
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Bow and Arrow Choke Escape to Leg Drag

    Date: 4/18/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Advanced
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

    Matt Darcy teaches an advanced escape to the bow and arrow choke that puts you in the leg drag position.

  • Guillotine Counters for Self-Defense

    Date: 4/10/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Fundamental Jiu-JItsu Combatives
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

    Matt Darcy teaches how to get out and counter an attacker when they grab your neck in a guillotine style choke.

  • Simple Over Arms Body Lock Escape for Self-Defense

    Date: 4/10/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Fundamental Jiu-Jitsu Combatives
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

    Matt Darcy teaches a simple way to get out of a body lock when an attacker grabs over you arms. Matt then transitions to a double leg takedown when they try to grab you again.

  • Arm Triangle Escape

    Matt Darcy shows how to defend and escape the arm triangle.

    Date: 5/8/2019
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Beginner Essentials - Closed Guard Armbar Defense and Counter

    Matt Darcy teaches a basic way to defend and counter the closed guard armbar.

    Date: 5/1/2019
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Basic Back Escape - Part 1 - To Side Control

    Matt Darcy teaches a fundamental back escape to side control.

    Date: 4/23/2019
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Basic Back Escape - Part 2 - Recover Half Guard

    Matt Darcy teaches how to recover half guard when the basic back escape turns into a battle.

    Date: 4/23/2019
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Counter the Kimura from Side Control to Armbar - Part 1

    Matt Darcy shows how to counter the kimura when an opponent enters from side control. When done properly you can go straight to a counter armlock.

    Date: 2/20/2019
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Mount Escape - X Guard Stand Up Sweep - Part 2

    Matt Darcy shows how to finish the sweep by transition ing to x guard and completing the x guard stand up.

  • Mount Escape - X Guard Stand Up Sweep - Part 1

    Matt Darcy shows how to escape mount to the single leg x guard. Part 2 shows how to sweep with the x guard

    Date: 1/28/2019
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Basic Straight Ankle Lock - Escape to the Back or Mount

    Matt Darcy teaches how to escape the basic straight ankle lock to mount or the back.

    Date: 1/23/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Fundamental Triangle Defense Part 1 - Escape to Billy Pass

    Matt Darcy shows the first step to defending and countering the triangle choke. This technique is great for understanding the principles of defending triangles.

    Date: 12/12/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Triangle Defense - Escape Fully Locked Triangle to the Back

    Matt Darcy shows how to get out of a fully locked triangle and take the back. Make sure to watch the Fundamental Triangle Defense Part 1 and 2 first.

    Date: 12/24/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose