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  • Counter the Kimura from Side Control to Armbar - Part 1

    Matt Darcy shows how to counter the kimura when an opponent enters from side control. When done properly you can go straight to a counter armlock.

    Date: 2/20/2019
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Mount Escape - X Guard Stand Up Sweep - Part 2

    Matt Darcy shows how to finish the sweep by transition ing to x guard and completing the x guard stand up.

  • Mount Escape - X Guard Stand Up Sweep - Part 1

    Matt Darcy shows how to escape mount to the single leg x guard. Part 2 shows how to sweep with the x guard

    Date: 1/28/2019
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Basic Straight Ankle Lock - Escape to the Back or Mount

    Matt Darcy teaches how to escape the basic straight ankle lock to mount or the back.

    Date: 1/23/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Fundamental Triangle Defense Part 1 - Escape to Billy Pass

    Matt Darcy shows the first step to defending and countering the triangle choke. This technique is great for understanding the principles of defending triangles.

    Date: 12/12/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Triangle Defense - Escape Fully Locked Triangle to the Back

    Matt Darcy shows how to get out of a fully locked triangle and take the back. Make sure to watch the Fundamental Triangle Defense Part 1 and 2 first.

    Date: 12/24/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Fundamental Triangle Defense Part 2 - Escape to the "Matrix" Pass

    Using the previous defense. We can use the "Matrix" pass if you are having trouble breaking the lock. Remember to use these progressively. Go to part 1 first then proceed to part 2.

    Date: 12/13/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Half Guard - Counter the Right Pass - Kimura Counter to the Back

    Matt Darcy teaches how to defend and counter the kimura from the right pass. Using the previous moves in the system we can take the back from here.

    Date: 12/3/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jitsu San Jose

  • Escapes: Side Control Reversal

    Matt Darcy shows a go to move that he has done forever when stuck in side control. He learned this from famed Brazilian Judoka Flavio Canto. This reversal is a must have in your back pocket.

    Date: 11/14/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Mount Escape Tips - Part 1 - Counter the Leg Vines to Mount Escape Shortcut

    Matt Darcy teaches how to get rid of the leg vines some people use in mount. This is part 1 that leads to the previous days "Mount Escape Shortcut"

    Date: 10/3/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Mount Escape Tips - Part 2 - Counter the Leg Vines to Half Guard

    Matt Darcy teaches how to get rid of the leg vines that some people use in mount. This is part two and an excellent way to recover aggressive half guard game.

    Date: 10/3/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Beginner's Essential's - Basic Mount Escape Shortcut

    Matt Darcy teaches one of his go-to mount escape variations.

    Date: 10/2/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Q&A - How do I escape knee on belly? The ultimate knee on belly escape!

    Matt Darcy answers a students question about knee on belly escapes. This is Matt's go to.

    Date: 8/7/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Escape side control to half guard using the single leg.

    Matt Darcy teaches how to escape side control by hip escaping to the single leg. When the opponent sprawls he uses that space to pull half-guard. Its important to keep new momentum going so he shows how to continue to the back once half-guard is achieved.

    Date: 7/25/2018
    Instructor: Matt Da...

  • Beginner's Essentials - Armbar Defense from Guard

    Matt Darcy teaches how to defend the armlock from Closed Guard.

    Date: 6/27/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Fundamentals
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Mount Escape - Foot Lift to Half Guard

    Matt Darcy teaches how he follows up sith a foot lift when his opponent stops the heel scrape.

    Date: 6/7/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Mount Escape - Heel Scrape to Half Guard

    Matt Darcy teaches his go to escape from mount. He defends strikes and scrapes the heel in between his legs so he can torque the knee line off the ground. This allows him to go to half guard.

    Date: 6/7/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Use Butterfly Guard to Take the Back When Mounted.

    Matt Darcy teaches how to turn the tide with a back take. He defends the opponents strikes then escapes mount to butterfly guard where he takes the back.

    Date: 5/30/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Fundamental Jiu-Jitsu Combatives
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Defend Strikes and Escape Mount to Butterfly Guard

    Matt Darcy teaches how to defend strikes and escape the mounted position to butterfly guard. He then uses the butterfly guard to get back to his feet. This is an essential technique in the Guerrilla Combatives Program.

    Date: 5/30/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu Sa...

  • Counter Stack Pass - Bear Trap Submission

    Matt Darcy teaches the bear trap he has used for years to counter the stack pass.

    Date: 5/23/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Counter Stack Pass to Triangle Choke

    Matt Darcy teaches a drill to regain a spider guard when your opponent starts to stack pass. Then Matt uses the drill to set up a triangle choke.

    Date: 5/23/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Fundamentals
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Guard Recovery - Elbow Push

    Matt Darcy teaches how to counter your opponent when they hastily throw your legs to the side. This especially works when people throw the legs in stack pass.

    Date: 5/21/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Guard Recovery - Roll Back (Congoa/Gongoa Roll)

    Matt Darcy teaches how to recover guard when and opponent throws your legs to pass. He goes with it and semi inverts to create space under himself. He then rolls back to face the opponent.

    Date: 5/21/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Guard Recovery - Knee Escape from Stack Pass

    Matt Darcy teaches how to recover guard when your opponent tries to stack pass.

    Date: 5/21/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose