Rigan Machado – Essence of BJJ, Secrets of the Half Guard, No-Gi Submission Grappling
Essence of BJJ (3 DVD Set, 135 min.)
World-famous Jiu-Jitsu exponent Rigan Machado, a direct descendant of Carlos Gracie, reveals the devastating techniques of Machado Jiu-Jitsu.
Vol. 1 – Armlocks
In this volume, Rigan teaches his arsenal of armlocks and armbars, showing several different variations of techniques, both standing and on the ground.
Vol. 2 – Chokes
Simple chokes! Spinning chokes! Reverse chokes! In addition, Rigan teaches such famous techniques as rear naked chokes, the triangle, and the crucifix.
Vol. 3 – Leg Locks
In the third volume of the series, Rigan reveals leg locks not commonly taught in other systems of Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Secrets of the Half Guard (3 DVD Set, 2009, 178 min.)
Rigan Machado’s Secrets of the Half Guard Rigan Machado is one of the world’s foremost instructors of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The half guard is one of the most popular and effective positions in Jiu-Jitsu and mixed martial arts. Put the two of them together and what do you get? The most extensive series on the half guard in the world! Learn locking positions, escapes, reversals, leg locks, attack and defense.
No-Gi Submission Grappling (3 DVD Set, 2007, 157 min.)
This is a complete presentation of the principles and applications of the elements and techniques of all grappling methods, demonstrated by one of the most sought after submission grappling masters of all time, Rigan Machado. The DVD series explores the techniques and science of submission grappling. There is a detailed breakdown of the offensive and defensive skills used in no-gi grappling competitions, and the tactical elements of timing, control, positioning, etc… The unique principles and techniques of no-gi submission grappling as taught by Rigan Machado are fully described in these authoritative DVDs.