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I have BIG news and a lot to be thankful for

Thanksgiving is just a day away, so I want to take some time to reflect back on this year. It has been a great year for me: I have recovered from my knee surgery Got myself into the best shape I have been in many years. I have made many new friends on my retreats, […]

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Back Trap System Seminar at Legacy BJJ – Los Angeles, CA

Back Trap System SeminarMonday, September 30th, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9:30pmLegacy BJJ Los Angeles330 N. Victory BlvdBurbank, CA 91502818-300-5884

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Two Chances To Train With Me Coming Up

I have a couple of retreats coming up in the next few months, so if you ever wanted to train with me – this is the best opportunity. Not to mention either trip will make a killer vacation. First up, we have 1 spot left for our 7 Day BJJ Retreat in Costa Rica going […]

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Sneaky Choke from the Arm Bar

Too often people when going for a submission get so focused on facing it that they forget all other options. This happens to me as well and I have some matches that I wish I could have changed gears. A lot of that has to do with training and preparation, and @animalblackbelt shows an alternative solution […]

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Guillotine Offense Defense Drill

While I am itching to get back on the mats, my knee still needs some more time to recover from the ACL surgery. But worry not, I have one of my top black belts Jason Soares showing a drill sequence for Guillotine choke defense. It starts off with a head and arm clinch, using the […]

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Vintage Guard Passing Highlights

Here are some vintage guard passing highlights. It won’t take you long to realize what my favorite guard pass was – the Knee Cut. I can’t remember when I learned it, but I know it was my go to pass when I started competing. I have been able to slice through black belt guards for […]

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My Take Down Highlight Reel

I put together a highlight video of takedowns I’ve scored throughout my 15 years of competing. Some of the more notable take downs here are against BJJ legend Saulo Ribeiro, ADCC champion Jeff Monson, Roy “Big Country” Nelson, and ADCC Absolute Champion Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu. As you can see, I have fought in my share […]

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Cutting Weight with TitanFC Champ Jason Soares

Today’s video is a bit different than usual. Rather than showing technique, I’m giving you a behind-the-scenes look at how one of my top fighters cuts weight. Jason “the Specimen” Soares is 12-0 in pro MMA. He recently defended his TitanFC title by winning with a vicious KO. Fortunately, I was around during his weight cut, and I am […]

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The ROPE Drill – This is NOT fun, but it’s a great conditioning drill

I remember the first time I did the ROPE drill quite well. One of my training partners, Efrain Ruiz, introduced me to it. He seemed to do it with some struggle, but nothing major. When I finished 5 rounds of it though, wow – my legs turned into jello. It is pretty self explanatory from […]

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Far Side Duck Under off the Underhook

It’s nice being back in Miami, as it has been a while since I was able to hang out with my family and team at the Freestyle Fighting Academy. I also get to watch an ADCC National Champion, my brother Marcos Avellan, teach class. I wouldn’t want to leave you in the dark, so I filmed […]

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