Though casual fans might not know it due to his preference to strike, UFC welterweight Nick Diaz is an accomplished BJJer and one of the best  in the division when it comes to mixing high-level jiu-jitsu and stand-up. Trained under the watchful eye of Cesar Gracie, Diaz is a legitimate threat to submit any opponent and come out ahead in most grappling exchanges as dedicated viewers have seen time and time again.

In this MMATraining Technique of the Day, Diaz demonstrates a variety of moves to use while in guard as well as a handful of other useful items from a grounded position.