Here are my top 5 videos on Youtube for beginner Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
First thing’s first. To get an understanding of BJJ, you must understand the basic positions. Here they are:
This one’s seems like it’s out of the mid 70′s, but I think it’s actually from the early 90′s. It’s a good one straight from the Gracie family.
You can’t have a basic BJJ video series without showing a good ‘ol arm bar video!
…and here’s some basics for women. She has a great tip for a smaller opponent executing a kimura submission on a larger opponent in this video.
For video #5, I’ve picked this great basic flow drill of submissions from the guard position.