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Category Archives for Technique

Escaping the 50/50

Nowadays, everyone and their mother is getting knee deep in leg locks. I remember 13 years ago I was one of the few that traded in the leg exchange and collected quite a few wins through it. But now you need to know your way in and out of these precarious positions more than ever. […]

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Arm Behind the Back Pass

The Arm Behind the Back Pass is one of my favorite ways of working out of a tight closed guard. This setup is very simple to use, and is great for MMA as well for ground and pound. I point out some small details that I see a lot of people miss, so I hope […]

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Kimura Trap Spooning?

More often than not, some of my best techniques come to me before falling asleep. I get an idea for a new technique or concept and start hashing it out in mind head. If it seems like it could actually work, I will then write it down and test it out the following morning. That […]

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Developing Lightning Fast Arm Drags

When I think of Arm Drags, I think of Marcello Garcia. He has shown time and time again that he can get to people’s backs in a hurry with a well timed arm drag. The Arm Drag is a fairly simple technique: Outside circular hand motion to catch opponent’s wrist Cross hook opponent’s far tricep […]

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Fan Videos – Kimura Trap in Action!

I love getting emails and Facebook Messages from fellow Kimura Trappers letting me know how much the system has helped them. But I REALLY love it when they send me videos of them using it! David John using a great Kimura Lock Down setup into a back take, and scored a last minute finish in […]

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Technique from UFC 201 – Hip Strike

In UFC 201, Freddy Serrano used an unusual technique in the second round of this fight against Ryan Benoit. Joe Rogan thought it was an illegal move, but the referee clarified that it was on camera. The Hip Smash or Hip Strike is a legit technique, and is something that I had been preaching to […]

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2 Mistakes Most People Make With The Kimura

I posted this video a while back for Kimura Trap System buyers, but it is too valuable not to share with everyone. If you enjoy that video, make sure to read the full blog post here: http://kimuratrap.com/kimura-grip/

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How to be a Poser

In combat, it is always a good idea to be a “poser.” Why? You never want your opponent to really know what you are up to. As it was written in the Art of War, war uses deception as a principal tactic. When your enemy knows what your strategy is, it is to prepare for […]

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What Does It Take To Be A GOAT?

By GOAT, I do not mean the animal. 🙂 I am talking about the Greatest Of All Time. Champions like Anderson Silva and GSP are called the Greatest not because they are the strongest, fastest, or best technicians in MMA. All great athletes have similar physical makeups. That doesn’t make them champions. If you had […]

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*REPLAY* Watch the Kimura Trap Webinar From Black Friday!

On November 23rd, 2012, I had a webinar that covered many techniques from my Kimura Trap System. It was a great event and I had a ton of participation from the audience. I also gave out prizes for answering questions and did a Q&A session to help remove any mystery from the Kimura Trap. Although […]

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