Off The Mat-A Street Guide To Jiu Jitsu

Off The Mat – A Street Guide to Jiu-Jitsu with Eli Knight

Learn Jiu-Jitsu for no rules fighting in environments outside of a training facility. These techniques and strategies from Brazilian and Japanese Jiu-Jitsu cover a variety of topics for common attacks. Jiu-Jitsu black belt Eli Knight guides you through considerations for managing distance, clinch fighting, takedowns and ground grappling. Whatever your level of experience or training background, there is a lot to be gained from how these moves are presented.



  • Knee on Belly Details and Submissions
  • Conversation – Getting off the ground
  • Street Fight Guard Pass
  • Conversation – Weathering the Storm
  • Multiple Attacker Scenario & Considerations
  • Conversation – Multiple Attacker Strategy
  • Technique Challenge – Double Arm Pin
  • Standing Distance Management
  • The Overhand Right to Bridge the Gap
  • Conversation – Trained vs Untrained
  • Closed Guard – Positional Details & Arm Triangle
  • Conversation – Positional Advantage from Bottom
  • Standing Blunt Force Object Defense
  • Conversation – All In or All Out
  • Escaping Double Underhooks from Standing
  • Conversation – Committed Energy
  • Mount Position – Kimura
  • Conversation – Striking is Unreliable
  • Standing Knife Defense
  • Hook Sweep vs Standing Opponent
  • Conversation – Too Many Steps
  • Standing Headlock Defense
  • Escaping Side Control Bottom
  • Defense Against a Tackle
  • Defense Against Rear Choke Standing
  • Q & A with Eli Knight
  • Bonus Behind The Scenes