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    3 Keys to the Heel Hook - Lessons from Toquinho

    Sun, 2012-12-30 10:06 — OTM News

    Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130-pounds, and recognized expert in the area of leg locks. Dan writes for On The Mat, Jiu-Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, MMA Sports Mag, and more - find more of his leg lock articles and resources at


    3 Keys to the Heel Hook - Lessons from Toquinho


    UFC 155 - Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2 (Results)

    Sat, 2012-12-29 22:02 — Bevois

    UFC 155 - Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2
    Saturday, December 29, 2012
    MGM Grand Garden Arena
    Las Vegas, Nevada, USA


    12 Cain Velasquez defeated Junior dos Santos Decision (Unanimous) Round 5, 5:00

    11 Jim Miller defeated Joe Lauzon Decision (Unanimous) Round 3, 5:00

    10 Constantinos Philippou defeated Tim Boetsch TKO (Punches) Round 3, 2:11

    Nathan Mendelsohn's American BJJ Player Blog: Technique of the Week #15

    Sat, 2012-12-29 09:15 — Nathan Mendelsohn

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     Hey guys!!
    This is Nathan Mendelsohn back with the fifteenth technique of the week!! This is a move that's been working really good for me lately to ge the toe hold when your opponent attempts to shut down your half x guard!! enjoy!! ossssss
    Stay Tuned Each Week For a New Technique!!

    Jiu-Jitsu Battle - 2012 Invitational: Purple Belt 8-Man Tournament (Saturday, December 29th)

    Thu, 2012-12-27 22:15 — OTM News

    Jiu-Jitsu Battle - 2012 Invitational
    Saturday, December 29, 2012
    Fitnex Training
    Los Angeles, California, USA


    The tournament is being organized by Want vs. Need. It will be an 8-Man tournament featuring 8 top Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belts competing in One Division (Light-Featherweight/Featherweight/Lightweight). The Rules are Simple: Submission Only with No Time Limit.


    Here are the 8 confirmed Purple Belts:

    -Jose Fernandez (Sandro Batata)
    -Michael Liera (Atos)

    Dakota Cochrane vs. Deivison Dragon: Lightweight Battle at RFA 6

    Thu, 2012-12-27 07:32 — Bevois

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) announced the addition of another exciting lightweight bout to their first show of 2013. The bout will feature RFA fan favorite Dakota Cochrane (13-3) vs. Brazilian standout Deivison "Dragon" Ribeiro (23-7). The two are scheduled to fight on the main card of RFA 6 - Krause vs. Imada 2, which is set to take place on Friday, January 18th, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri.

    Henry Akins Presents a Free Webinar to help the Kids of Sandy Hook Elementary School

    Thu, 2012-12-27 01:14 — Henry Akins

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    A Letter from Rickson Gracie Black Belt Henry Akins.


    Register for the free webinar here.


    My name is Henry Akins and I teach Jiu Jitsu at  Dynamics MMA in los angeles, CA. I trained with Rickson Gracie for over 15 years.  I got my black belt from Rickson in 2004.  


    Training with the man most people think is the greatest JJ master ever was an amazing experience for me. It really changed my life.


    Happy Holidays from and the OTM Fight Shops!

    Mon, 2012-12-24 12:52 — OTM News



    Time has run out for Christmas shopping and you might have forgotten a person or two. Here is a great chance to give a great gift with out breaking the bank.


    Vale Tudo Japan - 1st (Results)

    Mon, 2012-12-24 10:15 — Bevois

    Vale Tudo Japan - 1st
    Monday, December 24, 2012
    Yoyogi National Gymnasium
    Tokyo, Japan


    8 Hideo Tokoro defeated Rumina Sato TKO (Punches and Elbows) Round 1, 0:39

    7 Kuniyoshi Hironaka defeated Carlo Prater Decision (Unanimous) Round 3, 5:00

    6 Darrell Montague defeated Mamoru Yamaguchi Decision (Split) Round 3,  5:00

    Dan Faggella: Breakdown of the Toe Hold for BJJ and MMA

    Sat, 2012-12-22 23:45 — OTM News

    Dan “Giant Killer” Faggella is a BJJ Pan American champion, academy owner, and leg lock expert. In addition to writing for Jiu Jitsu Magazine and great websites like On The Mat, he shares his leg lock / submission techniques online at


    Leg Locks for Beating Bigger, Stronger Grapplers


    Nathan Mendelsohn's American BJJ Player Blog: Technique of the Week #14

    Sat, 2012-12-22 15:16 — Nathan Mendelsohn

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     Hey guys!
    This is Nathan Mendelsohn back with the fourteenth Technique of the Week! This week I will be showing some really helpful details about two basic chokes from the guard! Enjoy!!
    Stay Tuned Each Week for a new Technique!! Osssss

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