Category: Technique of the Week

TOW #40 – Jiu Jitsu: Breaking Grips Over Under

This week learn from Dean how to break an over under grip and solidify the choke. Start by taking your opponents back and securing the over under, he will try his best to pull your hands away from his neck.  At this point you will want to release your Gable grip, transfer your left hand to your opponents wrist while your right hand grabs your...

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TOW #39 – MUAY THAI: KICK FEINT TO BACK LEG SWEEP

Muay Thai is the name of the game this week.  This tip will focus on keeping your opponent off balance. Your opponent being off balance is a sure fire way to set up for almost any offensive strike.  In this week’s video Alan walks you through the Feint Kick to Back Leg Sweep. Make sure your first few kicks have some zip behind ‘em or...

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TOW #38 – Jiu Jitsu: Arm In Guillotine Variation

Scotty and Niko from 10th Planet are back with us this week to show you a very helpful Jiu Jitsu tip.  This week Scotty explains the Arm in Guillotine variation. When your opponent has an arm in or has just shot in for a takedown sometimes their arm can hinder your Guillotine attempt. When this happens, twist your arm, lock your hands and hip out....

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TOW #37 – Muay Thai: Jab to Leg Kick

We’re back this week with some Muay Thai up our sleeve. We get right down to basics this week as Alan lays out a nice jab to leg kick combo for you. Learn as he highlights the integral parts of the combination: throw the jab by pushing off your back leg, step out at a 45 to prepare for the kick and to move out...

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TOW #36 – Jiu Jitsu: Stoner Control to Foot Lock

Welcome back to Revgear’s Technique of the Week video series. This week we learn from THE Scotty Epstein of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu in West LA. Scott will take us step by step through obtaining a foot lock while in Stoner control.  Body position is key in this technique so make sure your weight is balanced and you have your opponents leg trapped. Use your legs...

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TOW #35 – Muy Thai: Advanced Combo #1

This week we venture back to “the art of eight limbs.” Combos are advanced techniques and take time to incorporate into your style. But once grasped the effectiveness of a good, clean combo can be deadly. Watch as Alan shows you the flow of an advanced Muay Thai combo. This combo will focus on changing levels in your strikes: lead leg switch kick to the...

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TOW #34 – Jiu Jitsu: The Guillo-stein

Jiu Jitsu is this week’s discipline and we have Scotty Epstein and Niko Radich here to show you the proper way to land a Guillo-stein.  Watch how Scotty snaps his opponent’s head down in turn setting up perfect placement for his hand under the neck. As you begin to settle your weight on top of your opponent make sure your armpit is on the back...

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TOW #33 – Muay Thai: Advanced Combo #2

This week we have an all new Muay Thai technique presented to you by Alan Jouban.  Combos are a great way to gain an advantage over your opponent. Mixing up kicks and punches will make it difficult for your opponent to effectively counter. Make sure to sit down a tad in order to ready yourself to deliver a body shot. Lastly, step out 45 degrees on...

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TOW #32 – Wrestling: Head Post Drag Double Leg

This week we have a wrestling technique for you. In wrestling, your setup is just as important as your take-down. In this video, Curtis shows you the benefits of the head post double leg take-down.  9 times out of 10 any time you touch your opponent’s head they WILL react.  When he reacts you’ve got yourself a pretty little set up for a deadly consistent...

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TOW #31 – Jiu Jitsu: Double Arm Bar

We have all seen the damage an arm bar can do in Jiu Jitsu. But what happens when your opponent figures out your set up move? Or maybe your rubber guard isn’t doing the trick. Don’t fear Scotty Epstein is here to help. Learn the fundamentals step by step as Scotty goes through the proper techniques of the double arm bar. Some key components of...

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