Category: Jiu Jitsu

TOW #16 – Jiu Jitsu: Electric Sweep Pass

The Electric Sweep Pass is a great technique when your opponent is extremely flexible or if you just can’t quite get the electric chair submission. For this Technique of the Week, we went down to 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu to meet up with Scott Epstein and Dean Geyer.  Learn how as Scott takes us through the key movements of Jiu Jitsu’s Electric Sweep Pass.  For...

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TOW #12 – Jiu Jitsu: Fail Electric Chair Transition

A few weeks ago we meet up with Dean Geyer and Scott Epstein at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu to learn the proper technique for utilizing the “Electric Chair”. This week we meet back up with these two for what to do if the Electric Chair does not work in your favor.  The Failed Electric Chair Transition tutorial will show you the ins and outs of ...

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Parker Graham is Untouchable in Knoxville

Parker “The Hydra” Graham competed at the Tennessee State BJJ Championships in Knoxville, TN on 9/1/12.  After weighing-in at 109 lbs, he competed in the Teen Expert 100-110 lbs Gi Division and the Teen Expert 109-130 lbs No-Gi Division.  Parker represented the Revgear Ambassador Program well, taking first place in both divisions, and not allowing any points to be scored on him during the tournament. This...

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Tulsa City Grapplers Can’t Hang With Pruitt

The American Grappling Federation held only one lone event in the month of July.  The Tulsa Open attracted competitors from all over the state of Oklahoma for an event so large, it was held at an indoor soccer facility.  Revgear ambassador Justin Pruitt brought home gold in the No-Gi division and a respectable bronze medal in the Gi division. How often do you believe one should...

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The Future of Female BJJ

One of the Revgear Ambassador Program’s impressive young talents is Jessica Khan.  Relatively new to the program, Khan has been making herself well know very quickly.  She is a fierce BJJ competitor consistently dominates tournaments. The most recent tournament that she competed in was the MASSBJJF Tournament in Milford, MA earlier this month.  In the past 2 months Khan as secured 3 straight Gold Medals...

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Zach Kaina Says Aloha To Competition

The Revgear Ambassador program has an incredible pool of young talent that competing in various levels across many disciplines.  Zach Kaina is an incredible talent from Hawaii and has been dominating Jiu Jitsu tournaments left and right.  Kaina competed last month in the Gracie Waikiki tournament and scored another victory in dominating fashion. Being very agile plays a huge advantage to Kaina and is able...

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Year in Review: Dominique Hoskins is Everywhere

Dominiqe Hoskins is one of Revgear’s veteran ambassadors.  He has a vigorous competition schedule in various disciplines. So here is an update on how Hoskins has done so far in 2012: January – Gracie US Nationals 3rd Place February – Baja Winter Classic 1st place (Gi – Middleweight), 1st place (Gi – Absolute), 1st place (No-Gi Absolute) March – Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials. Top 8 Finish As for...

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Texas Jiu Jitsu Better Be Ready For Him

The Texas Jiu Jitsu scene is being infiltrated by some incredible young talent and one of these great young talents is Revgear Ambassador Austin Adkins. In the last two months Adkins has competed and podium in two of Texas’ biggest tournaments of the year. He took home 2nd place in GI and 3rd Place in NO-GI at the 2012 Texas NAGA Tournament. Then, a month...

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Caldwell Wins NAGA Chicago and Schedules Pro Debut

Otis Caldwell recently entered the annual 2012 NAGA competition in Chicago, IL. The Veteran Revgear Ambassador competed in the Adult Bantam Weight with GI in the Blue Belt division; Caldwell advanced to the semifinals with a 4-2 victory. However, the semifinals match was a battle.  Caldwell eventually won the match with a score of 15-2. In the Championship match Caldwell secured a Guillotine at the 2:23...

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Alyssa Wilson Never Backs Down

Alyssa Wilson of A Team Jiu Jitsu never backs down from a challenge to move up in weight or to the boys division. She recently competed again in the boys division at Grappling x Operation Grapple No Gi tournament in Murietta, CA and took home first place. Last month she also fought at the Grappling x Fresno tournament and took 2nd place in her division and...

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