Ricardo De La Riva is without question one of the most influential and creative fighters in the history of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. His techniques are so amazing that many popular moves have been named after him! These DVD sets are the only series that actually star the Master himself and his authorized Brazilian Black Belts.
This series stars World Champion and legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Ricardo De La Riva. This is the only full series ever produced with the legendary master himself and the only series showing his Vale-Tudo game. Ricardo is joined by Black Belt and student Marcelo Grosso to help teach these incredible moves and fighting strategies that you will not find an any other series. This set is the largest Vale-Tudo video series ever produced and contains hundreds of techniques with ten full volumes on 4 DVDs! Many say that this is a must have companion set to the successful Mario Sperry Vale-tudo sets because Ricardo teaches a more technical version of Brazilian Vale-Tudo due to his smaller size- compared to Sperry. Learn the techniques from one of Brazil?s greatest fighters, legendary Ricardo De La Riva!
VOLUME 1: TAKEDOWNS
Learn to defend punches and kicks and take any opponent down in a street fight! Single leg, double leg takedowns and many more. Excellent details on these moves.
VOLUME 2: GUARD PASSING
Multiple guard passes for the street and no holds barred fighting. You will find that Ricardos guard passes are quite different from what the bigger guys use with many small effective details never seen before.
VOLUMES 3 AND 4: SIDE CONTROL AND KNEE ON CHEST
Two of the very best videos ever made on the subject. Ricardo shows how to bust up and submit the opponent from both of these effective positions! Amazing little details and nuances make his game so different from other Black Belts that you will almost think he knows a different Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!
VOLUME 5: THE MOUNT
Everything about Vale-Tudo mount fighting and submissions from the mount from the Master himself. Learn new ways to control from the mount and finish the fight that only De La Riva himself uses. This is a new fresh look at what can be done from this position!
VOLUME 6: THE CLOSED GUARD
This is an amazing inside look at the closed guard from one of most influential people ever to step on the mat. Learn to control and submit any opponent from the closed guard with this awesome De La Riva guard video!
VOLUME 7: OPEN GUARD
This is the only time Ricardo De La Riva has shown his amazing open guard game without the Kimono and for No Holds Bared Fighting! Learn to control, sweep and submit your opponent from the open guard on this amazing video!
VOLUME 8: LEG LOCK
De La Riva is a leg lock master and this video shows is all! Tons of devastating leg locks from every position possible! One of the best No Holds Barred leg lock videos ever made!
VOLUME 9: SELF DEFENSE
Learn all of the top Brazilian Self-Defense techniques from the master himself! A perfect video for learning street self defense techniques covering a multitude
of positions and situations
VOLUME 10: HEADLOCK ESCAPES
One of the most common and difficult situations in a street fight is being placed in a headlock. This video teaches all of the top escapes that you will need to win your next confrontation including headlock escapes from standing and on the ground!