Gustavo Machado's Great Escapes & Counters
From the creator of the Quarter Guard, Gustavo Machado, in conjunction with Fightlife Productions, has released his latest DVD, Great Escapes and Counters. Along with Mauricio “Tinguinha” Mariano, Gustavo first demonstrates the submission or the position, immediately followed by a technically sound and detail-oriented escape or counter. Gustavo affords a variety of options for each attack with this DVD showcasing around 50 BJJ (grappling) basics and advanced escapes.
This exciting instructional will overwhelm you with techniques and is a must have for any serious ground fighter. With escapes from specific positions, arm bars and chokes, Gustavo unlocks his knowledge from the details insuring each technique’s maximum effectiveness. Alongside the instruction, Gustavo brings his charisma and conveys his passion for jiu-jitsu which has made him one of the most valued and respected Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teachers in the world.
Gustavo is the head instructor and founder of Gustavo Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well as the president and founder of the Virginia Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation. Gustavo was promoted to Black Belt by Professor Roberto "Gordo" Correa.