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TOW# 23 – Wrestling: Pull Over to Double Leg Take Down

The double leg take down is the most popular take down in all of MMA. This week’s technique is the pull over to double leg take down. Watch as Curtis demonstrates the pull over set up and how to properly finish the double leg take down. Pay attention to hand placement, your opponents balance and driving through your opponent to finish the shot. What is...

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Invicta 5: Kaufman and Smith in The Kansas City Brawl

          Revgear sponsored fighters Sarah Kaufman (left) and Leslie Smith (right) went head to head at the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City. SB Nation stated in their recap that “after 15 minutes of thrilling, back-and-forth action, Kaufman, the former Strikeforce bantamweight champion, earned a split decision victory, getting two of three 29-28 scores.” “I knew that Leslie was going to be a really tough opponent going on,”...

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TOW #21 – Jiu Jitsu: No Hand Pass

Do you know how to pass guard with no hands? Watch and learn as Revgear team fighters Scott Epstein and Dean Geyer (yes, the Australian) break down the Jiu-Jitsu NO hand pass. Some key things to remember when practicing this technique are to not let your opponent keep their double under hooks, make sure your hips stay on top and drive your weight forward. If...

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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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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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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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Undefeated Throughout 2011

        Spencer Nogawa won the gold medal at No-Gi Worlds in the juvenile 147 pound blue belt division. This puts Spencer at 12 wins and 0 losses for the entire year of 2011, with 8 of 12 wins being via submission. Spencer is the Best of the West Champion, Grappling X Champion, American Nationals Champion, and now No-Gi Worlds Champion. Way to go Spencer; we can’t wait...

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Ferndinando Acerra Wins 205 Pound Belt

Revgear Ambassador Ferdinando Acerra won the 25 pound title belt for Fight Lab Promotions, defeating Ryan Freeman in the second round via guillotine choke. Acerra is now 5-1, on a four-fight win steak, and ranked third in the Carolinas. ...

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Champions Come In All Sizes

Revgear welcomes one of its newest ambassadors, Jaiden Mortel, to the Ambassador Program. Jaiden is currently in his first year of wrestling, and has already taken first place in four out of four competitions in the 55 pound division. This weekend Jaiden will compete at the Pan Am Championship for kids in Los Angeles. Good luck Jaiden! ...

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Graham Sizes Up The Competition

Parker “The Hydra” Graham was the smallest and youngest competitor in his divisions at the Atlanta US Grappling Tournament, but that didn’t keep him from bringing home some hardware.  Parker weighed in at 99 pounds; at least 10 pounds lighter than all of his opponents.  He ended up taking second in the teen No-Gi expert division, and he took first in the teen Gi expert...

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