This past July, Nicky Ryan went head-to-head with fellow ADCC veteran, Dante Leon. Nicky put on a wresting clinic both from his feet as well as wrestling up from the bottom position. Michael breaks down Nicky Ryan's arm pop double leg takedown and explains the benefits of Nicky's "S-Grip" in Jiu Jitsu. Finally, Michael highlights key details behind Nicky's body lock pass that secured him a five point lead.
About Michael Trasso:
Michael’s journey on the mats began in 1995, training Jiu Jitsu at just five years old. Throughout the next decade, he picked up wrestling and would become one of the world’s most accomplished adolescent Jiu Jitsu competitors. In 2008, Michael was recruited to wrestle for Rhode Island College. In 2011, Michael was nationally ranked #9 and in 2012, attained his 100th collegiate victory. In 2016, Michael began training in San Diego where he received some of his most notable awards in adult Jiu Jitsu competition to include earning his spot on FloGrappling’s “Top 20 No Gi Adult Black Belt Middleweights in the World” ranking in 2018 and 2019.