FREE Mini Course
Stop Getting Pinned Now!
PIN ESCAPES ARE THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENT IN JIU-JITSU
A super charged, detail packed mini course teaching you the four most essential escapes from the Mount.
Learn how to escape one of the most dominant pins in grappling.... THE MOUNT... for FREE!
The Ladder of Success
Learn a simple but amazingly valuable core mindset approach to help give you direction during your training and accelerate your learning curve.
The Enhancement Cheatsheet
12 super useful tips that I have discovered over my 25 years in the art to help you maximize your training before, during and after. Stay motivated and on track!
Plus...The Training Calendar Template & The Journal Template...Get them NOW
Tired of getting your open guard passed? Need an answer when your opponent is standing above you? If so, The Essential Shin To Shin is for you. Arguably the most offensive, aggressive of the open guards, shin to shin guard can give you the tools needed to threaten your standing opponent and put them on the run. Why sit back and wait for your opponent, sit up and attack!
Do you have a difficult time: controlling an opponent in your guard, struggle finding submissions in the guard, or tired of getting stuck on the bottom and need an answer to find your way to the top... if so, The Complete Williams Guard is for you! A complete closed guard system that incorporates the essential closed guard sweeps and submissions all in one instructional... as well as so much more!
Renzo Gracie awarded Shawn his Black Belt on April 2, 2002. He was the 5th recipient to be awarded the rank from the famed NYC Renzo Gracie Academy following such notables as: Ricardo Almeida, Rodrigo Gracie, Matt Serra, and Nick Serra (John Danaher and Shawn were promoted on the same night). He currently holds the rank of Fourth Degree Black Belt under Renzo Gracie.
Williams has developed an effective guard dubbed “The Williams Guard” by John Danaher. The guard is very effective in BJJ and MMA in its ability to prevent strikes from an opponent while setting arm bars, triangles, and omaplata submissions.
Shawn was chosen as an assistant coach alongside his good friend and colleauge, John Danaher. During the season, Team GSP went 11-4 with an all Team GSP final.
Analyst and Commentator For Biggest Grappling Events in the World.Shawn is the long-time analyst and commentator for the top BJJ and grappling events in the world, including the Abu Dhabi Combat Club World Championships, Abu Dhabi World Professional Championships, IBJJF World Championships, IBJJF Pans, and Kasai Elite Grappling Championships
Shawn Williams’ major BJJ and Grappling accomplishments include: 2003 black belt lightweight IBJJF Pan American Bronze Medallist, Ohio Pro Am Champion (2004), FILA Regional Qualifier (2008), ADCC Qualifier Bronze Medallist
Shawn has developed many friendships in the martial arts community. His technical and detailed approach to teaching and training has made him a sought-after coach and training partner for many world-class BJJ and MMA fighters. Through the years, he has served as a training partner/coach for training camps for top MMA fighters including Georges St. Pierre, Rodrigo Gracie, Matt Serra, Royce Gracie, and Frank Trigg amongst others.
Shawn has taught seminars and camps around the World. Click the Contact Shawn button below to request more information on hosting Shawn for one or two day seminars. Shawn’s expertise is in areas of Jiu Jitsu, Submission Grappling, MMA, Shootbox, or School Management and Success.
Have a Jiu Jitsu or MMA event? Shawn has called the action on the largest grappling events on the planet for over 10 years running now. Click below to get more information on how to bring Shawn on to your team.
One on one or small group privates are immensely beneficial. They can provide a more personalized approach to learning that could accelerate your gains in the arts. There are numerous reasons that one might choose to learn privately over a group setting. If you find that a one on one format might work better for you, then click the Contact Shawn button below to get more information on scheduling and rates.