Author Archives: Coach Spindel

“The Complete Guide to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Made Simple”

Learning should be educational, fun and the deepest and most satisfying way to learn is taking what your teachers and coaches give you and enhance it by being self taught. That is exactly what I did here. I have been … Continue reading

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Pull Guard Arm Bar

The most rewarding technique so far. In fact, this is exactly what I am teaching my first student, Angel, to do when he competes for the first time. He is blind and this is what many of the blind BJJ … Continue reading

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Pulling Half Guard To Sweep

A great and simple sweep from the standing position. Click the page to view all pages. [Translate]

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Pull Guard 4 Techniques

Great sequence. Click the page to view all pages. [Translate]

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Guard Pull Defense

Great defense to your opponent pulling guard. Click the page to view all pages. [Translate]

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Takedown Duck Under

Great move from standing and actually comes from a Kata. Click page to view all pages. [Translate]

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Knee Cut Pass To North South Choke

This is Tom’s unstoppable knee cut pass. Guaranteed you are getting passed into side control and then a submission from there. Click the page to see all pages. [Translate]

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Standing Guard Passes

Marcelo Garcia in action. One of the best pound for pound BJJ players and this works. Click the page to see all pages. [Translate]

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Long Step Pass

One of the worlds greatest competitors shows his long step pass. I visualize this similar to our “flop pass” from half guard that we do at Clockwork BJJ in NYC. Click the page to see all pages. [Translate]

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BJJ Lapel Choke

High percentage Gi choke using your opponents lapel that takes very little strength, very little speed, very little athleticism…get the point. All it takes is the ability to follow a step by step process called “technical proficiency. I get this … Continue reading

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