The Gorilla Press, Issue 139

November 8th and the release of The Universal Sprawl, By John Frankl. Coach Matt on The Universal Sprawl- “Coming next Monday, Nov 8th!Did you know that virtually all of the thousands of techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, sweeps, submissions, escapes, and pins actually boil down to just 12 mechanical motions?Knowing what those motions are, and understanding […]

The Gorilla Press, Issue 137

Matt Thornton Heads To Edmonton “Another weekend in the world’s best office. SBG Canada = thriving.” – Matt Well Earned To Two Of SBG’s Newest Black Belts From Coach Matt- “One of the best parts of my job is being able to acknowledge the progress of others in our art. And acknowledge is the right word. A […]

Coaching: The SBGi Way

An essay on the coaching done by SBGi coaches originally published in September 11, 2005

Notes on Drilling

Originally published in 2004: Some of the questions I get asked about the most