technique of the week

Students Learn from 9X Adult World Champion Lucas Lepri at Annual Seminar

Posted on May 18, 2021

Lucas Lepri and his three students, Dante, Kleber, and Marcelo, visited Team Casarez on May 8, 2021 for the annual Lucas Lepri seminar. Each year, the school invites Lucas to share his latest modern techniques, meet with the students, and lead the celebration for the annual belt ceremony. Lucas Lepri is a 9X Adult Black Continue Reading »

Technique Of The Week #7

Posted on May 3, 2018

De La Riva Pass to Far Side Armbar This week in our seventh installment for the technique of the week, coach Tony Casarez is one of the ways pass the De La Riva guard and move securely into a far-side armbar. This technique starts by removing the pressure from the outside leg by removing the Continue Reading »

Technique Of The Week #5

Posted on May 3, 2018

This fifth installment for the technique of the week starts off when your opponent has you in a single leg X guard position. A brief breakdown of single leg X is when the person has control of the ankle via hugging it to the side of the body. The outer leg is secure to the Continue Reading »

Technique Of The Week #4

Posted on May 3, 2018

This fourth installment for the technique of the week breaks down what to do when an opponent is attempting place a rear choke from the standing position. For this to properly work it comes down to reaction time from the first moment the choke is attempted. You notice that the right when Tony recognizes he Continue Reading »

Technique Of The Week #3

Posted on March 29, 2017

This third installment for the technique of the week displays how to avoid someone from attacking you from the back, preventing a slam or takedown, and then transitioning into a kneebar. The breakdown starts with: Upon the attacker wrapping their hands around your waist control the grip. Lock your foot around their leg to prevent Continue Reading »

Technique Of The Week #2

Posted on March 21, 2017

This technique of the week is showing how to stop an aggressive strike, with then moving to a hip toss controlling the opponent down to the ground. From there you see coach Casarez subdue the opponent with a strike allowing him to transition into an armbar. A key concept here is that prior to fully Continue Reading »

Technique Of The Week #1

Posted on March 10, 2017

Here is the first of many technical videos showing the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Located here in Cary, NC at Team Casarez BJJ, a Lucas Lepri Affiliate you will find top notch instruction from Head Instructor Tony Casarez and his team. Below is the breakdown of a strike defense to a controlled takedown. This Continue Reading »