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Level 1-9 Technique List

CURRICULUM TECHNIQUE LIST for Levels 1-9
note: This is also the entire curriculum for BJJ Blue Belt and Purple Belt for students in the belt ranking program.

LEVEL 1 – Positions, Transitions, Sweeps and Drills

Positions
Side Control
Front Control

Mount
Back Control
Kneeride
Side Mount
Guard

Transitions
Single Leg Guard Pass
Single Leg Takedown from Knees
Double Leg Takedown from Knees
Bridging Escape
Hip Escape

Sweeps
Scissors Sweep
Hooking Sweep
Back Sweep
Front Sweep

Drills
Top Control Drill
Mount to Back Drill
Basic Circuit Drill
Guardwork Drill
Kneeride Drill

LEVEL 2 – Armbars, Armlocks and Chokes

Armbars
Armbar from Mount
Near Armbar from Kneeride
Far Armbar from Kneeride
Armbar from Guard

Armlocks
Figure 4 Armlock from Mount
Lower Figure 4 Armlock
Figure 4 Armlock from Front Control
Figure 4 Armlock from Guard

Chokes
Cross Lapel Choke from Guard
Front Choke from Guard
Lapel Half-Nelson Choke
Back Choke

LEVEL 3 – Sweeps, Passes and Escapes

Sweeps
Leg Grab Rollover Sweep
Double Hooking Sweep
Sitting Rollover Sweep
Butterfly Sweep
Open Guard Hook Sweep
Open Guard Reap Sweep

Passes
Standing Guard Pass
Double Knee Standing Pass
Double Leg Pass
Basic Half-Guard Pass

Escapes
Elbow Escape from Mount
Side Control Escape to Knees
Kneeride Escape
Headlock Escape to Back
Headlock Escape to Knees
Rolling Headlock Escape

LEVEL 4 – Intermediate Chokes and Armbars

Chokes
Triangle Choke
Double Lapel Choke
Forearm Choke
Head/Arm Choke
Spinning Choke
Clock Choke

Armbars
Armbar from Head to Head
Crucifix Start to Armbar
Collar-roll Armbar
Rolling Armbar from Back Control
Spin-under Armbar
Armbar from Front Sweep

LEVEL 5 – Takedowns

Rolls and Falls
Ankle Shoot Takedown
Single Leg Takedown
Double Leg Takedown
Bearhug Takedown
Go Behind Spin Takedown
Fireman’s Carry
Shoulder Throw
Hip Throw
Outer Leg Reap
Foot in Stomach Throw

LEVEL 6 – Advanced Passes and Escapes
Passes
Switchover Half-guard Pass
Knee-through Pass
Cross Knee-through Pass
Shoulder Control Pass
Hip/Shoulder Control Pass
Overhook Leg Control Pass

Escapes
Front Control Crossover Escape
Switchbase Side Control Escape
Side-Back Control Rolling Escape
Back Control Escape
Sidemount Escape
Head to Head Switchbase Escape

LEVEL 7 – Advanced Sweeps

Hook and Leg-lift Sweep
Advanced Leg Grab Rollover Sweep
Outside Hook Sweep
Foot in Bicep Sweep
Reverse Scissors Sweep
Reverse Hooking Sweep
Underhook Leg-split Sweep
Collar Roll Half-guard Sweep

LEVEL 8 – Advanced Chokes and Armbars

Chokes
Single Wing Choke
Cuff Choke
Rolling Lapel Choke
Rolling T Choke
Crucifix Near Collar Choke
Crucifix Far Collar Choke

Armbars
Snap Armbar from Side Control
Step-over Armbar from Switchbase Side Control
Head Drive Armbar from Front Control
Cutting Armbar from Kneeride
Cutting Armbar from Side Control
Cutting Armbar from Guard

LEVEL 9 –Footlocks, Legbars and Advanced Armlocks

Footlocks
Footlock
Heel Hook
Rearward Footlock
Cross-Ankle Lock

Legbars
Step-through Legbar
Knee-through Legbar from Side Control
Rolling Legbar
Legbar from Guard

Advanced Armlocks
Leg-driven Armlock from Guard
Leg-driven Armlock as Counter to
Single Leg Takedown
Leg-driven Armlock from Side Back Control
Leg-driven Armlock from Headlock Control

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