Discover Living Mechanics of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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Any serious practitioner knows structure and alignment are pivotal components of excellent Jiu-Jitsu. Coach Alan Baker’s Living Mechanics program pulls back the curtain on these important but usually hidden details of training success. Giving you the knowledge and drills to step up your ability to that next level, regardless of where you are on your training journey. White belt or black belt, it’s not about the moves, it’s the mechanics that count.

  • Professor Chris Mize, Lead Instructor/Owner at Heroes Martial Arts Academy Trussville AL


Organized, Step-By-Step Curriculum

From white belt to black belt, our curriculum guides you through a systematic path of learning and improvement.

Philosophy and Thought Tools

More than physical practice, we imbue our teachings with philosophy and critical thinking, providing valuable perspective and growth.

In-Depth Study of Body Mechanics

Understand your body’s capabilities and leverage its strength intelligently with our specialized modules.

Flow Drills and Chain Submissions

Learn through practical exercises to foster a deep understanding of positional flow drills and chain submissions.

Comprehensive Technique Instruction

We offer detailed instruction on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques at all levels of rank, complemented by influences from over 20 different martial art systems.


All of Professor Alan’s Jiu-Jitsu seminars, academy sessions, classes, and private lessons are meticulously recorded, edited, and uploaded, ensuring you can tap into his expertise from anywhere.


Seize the opportunity to elevate your Jiu-Jitsu skills & knowledge. Our Online Video Academy offers you more than just techniques – it’s a comprehensive journey encompassing philosophy, mechanics, flow drills, and more. Don’t just learn Jiu-Jitsu. Understand it from the inside out.

Who Can Use This Academy?

Living Mechanics Has Four Pillars Of Study


Meet Alan Baker, a globally recognized martial arts and self-defense expert, instructor, author, and speaker. Known as the “Agent of Change,” Alan boasts an extensive training journey spanning over four decades, achieving advanced standings in over 20 martial arts systems. He has studied disciplines such as Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Combat Submission Wrestling, Catch Wrestling, Shooto, Jeet Kune Do, and many more, learning from respected masters such as Master Pedro Sauer, Master Erik Paulson, Guro Dan Inosanto, Ajarn Chai Sirisute, Sifu Francis Fong, and others.
Alan’s reputation for excellence extends well beyond martial arts. He has trained Fortune 500 corporate security teams, law enforcement departments, SWAT teams, and specialized government and military groups with Baker Defensive Training (BDT), teaching cutting-edge defensive tactics, firearms, and edged-weapon programs. His expertise made him the go-to person for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, CIA, and the Department of Defense.
When you join his program, you join a family. His approach to instruction is dynamic and progressive, mirroring the ever-evolving martial arts and self-defense landscape. In his 43 years of experience, Alan has transformed thousands of lives internationally as a professional martial arts instructor and as a mentor for personal growth. He believes in the power of martial arts to bring positive change and strives to share this vision with his students.

Done Correctly martial arts will give you a lifetime of fitness, it’s methods cannot be matched by any other system of physical fitness & physical development.

~ Professor Alan Baker

Step into the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with our revolutionary Living Mechanics Program, an innovative training approach designed to empower you with the internal mechanics and body positions necessary to excel in this profound martial art.
Imagine having a framework that supports your opponent’s weight and pressure through optimal skeletal alignment, allowing you to withstand the demands of the game. Our unique program incorporates effective breathing techniques that maximize your oxygen intake, liberating you from the familiar air-starved sensation during intense training sessions.
Learn to create the space needed and employ it for enhanced movement during grappling. The result? You become harder to pin down and control, allowing you to evade your opponent’s control and transition into superior positions.
The Living Mechanics Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Program houses an entire section on hand-fighting, pummeling, and standing grappling—an area often overlooked by standard Jiu-Jitsu systems.

Just $29.95/Month

Unlock the door to a comprehensive world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with the Living Mechanics Online Video Archive. For the accessible price of just $29.95 a month, you gain exclusive access to our extensive library of high-quality video content. AND YOU GET A 30 DAY FREE TRIAL: SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS.

Our program’s value far outweighs the cost. With each passing month, you’re not just spending, but investing in your growth, skills, and knowledge. You are acquiring invaluable insights that have been distilled from over 43 years of martial arts experience.

Here’s what your subscription includes:

  1. Unrestricted Access to an Ever-Expanding Video Library: Our in-depth video tutorials cover technique, flow drills, chain submissions, and the philosophical aspects of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You’ll also have access to a unique curriculum focusing on body mechanics, providing you with a distinct edge in your training.
  2. Price Lock Guarantee: We guarantee that the subscription price will remain the same for as long as you are a member of the archive, price increases will not affect you as a continuing member.
  3. Regular Updates and Fresh Content: The world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is ever-evolving, and so is our content. We ensure our video archive is regularly updated with new techniques, drills, and learning materials, ensuring you stay ahead of the curve.
  4. Support and Guidance: If you have any queries or need assistance, our team is here to help. We’re committed to making your learning experience smooth and rewarding.

Enroll now and step into a journey of continuous learning and growth. Remember, mastery is a process, not a destination. Your investment today is a step towards a future where you stand confident, skilled, and knowledgeable.



Embark on a journey of discovery and mastery with our comprehensive online video archive – now accessible to you absolutely free for the first 30 days! This FREE TRIAL is your golden opportunity to explore a wealth of knowledge and expertise in our online academies at your own pace without any initial cost.

Here’s What You Can Expect:

  • Unlimited Access: Dive into our extensive collection of videos covering a wide range of topics and disciplines depending on the archive you choose. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced learner, there’s something here for everyone.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from seasoned professionals and gain insights only years of experience can provide.
  • Flexible Learning: Stream anytime, anywhere. Fit learning into your schedule on your terms.

How It Works:

  1. Sign Up: Register for the trial on our website. No upfront payment is required!
  2. Explore Freely: Enjoy unrestricted access to all our videos and resources for 30 days.
  3. Cancel Anytime: If you feel our archive isn’t the right fit, cancel anytime within the trial period, and you won’t be charged a penny.
  4. Seamless Transition: Love the experience? Great! Your monthly membership will automatically begin at the end of your trial, ensuring uninterrupted access.

Your Path to Mastery Starts Here!

Our video archive is designed to support your growth and learning. We’re confident that you won’t want to stop once you start. But we understand the importance of making the right choice for your needs, which is why we offer this risk-free trial.

Price Lock Guarantee: We guarantee that the subscription price will remain the same for as long as you are a member of the archive, price increases will not affect you as a continuing member.

Content Update Guarantee: The video archive will be regularly updated with new and relevant content, ensuring continuous learning and engagement.

Access to Exclusive Content: As part of the subscription, We guarantee access to exclusive content like special seminars, Q&A sessions with experts, and additional recorded resources not available to non-subscribers.

Ready to take the first step? Sign up now and transform the way you learn and grow.


Clarity and Direction: Our structured curriculum provides a clear direction for your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey, enabling focused learning and growth.

Holistic Learning Approach: Incorporating philosophy and body mechanics along with technique instruction, we offer a rounded educational experience that is rare in the realm of martial arts.

Practical Skill Enhancement: Through our flow drills and chain submissions, you’ll gain practical skills that directly translate to improved performance.

Multi-Dimensional Insight: Drawing from a variety of martial art systems, our program gives you a broader and richer understanding of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Personal Development: Rooted in core values like respect, discipline, and perseverance, our program cultivates not just your martial arts skills, but your character and personal growth as well.

Application of Self-Defense: Learn to apply your training in real-life situations, considering environments like parking lots and sidewalks, even while armed. Gain the confidence and skills to protect yourself effectively in different scenarios.

Transformation and Empowerment: Join a community of like-minded individuals dedicated to personal growth, self-improvement, and empowerment. Experience the transformative power of our teachings and become a confident, capable defender.





The Key to Personal Transformation – At Living Mechanics Academy, we recognize the transformative power of discipline and self-control. We believe that discipline is not just about rigid rules, but rather a mindset and commitment to personal growth. Through the cultivation of discipline, you can create positive change and achieve remarkable growth in all aspects of life. Our training programs instill the values of discipline, providing you with the tools to overcome obstacles, develop resilience, and unlock your full potential.


Promoting Every Aspect of Your Well-Being – We are dedicated to pursuing and developing holistic health. Our approach encompasses physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and intellectual well-being. By investing in these pillars of good health, you can experience a profound transformation in your jiu-jitsu journey and life. Our programs are designed to support your positive growth, ensuring that you thrive on the mat and in all areas of your life.


Building Strong Bonds and Positive Relationships – At Living Mechanics Academy, we understand the importance of strong and positive relationships. We believe in fostering deep connections with our families and our team. The people you surround yourself with have a significant influence on your personal growth and future direction. Through our training programs, you will develop your jiu-jitsu skills and cultivate lasting bonds within our community. Together, we create a supportive environment where everyone can thrive and achieve their goals.


Unleashing Your Potential through Belief and Action – We firmly believe that success is born from unwavering belief and intentional action. Before achieving any goal, you must believe in your own abilities and have the courage to pursue your dreams. Our training philosophy emphasizes the pursuit of success in both training and life. We empower you to set ambitious goals, lay out strategic plans, and take consistent steps toward your aspirations.

Frequently Asked Questions

What level of experience do I need to participate in the Living Mechanics program?

  • The Living Mechanics program is designed to accommodate all skill levels. Whether you’re a beginner wanting to dive into Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or an experienced practitioner looking to deepen your skills, our program offers a comprehensive and structured curriculum to meet your needs.

How does the online video academy work?

  • Once you’ve registered for the program, you can access an extensive library of training videos. These videos cover techniques, flow drills, chain submissions, philosophy, and the mechanics of the human body. You can watch and review these videos at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home.

Can I access the training videos on any device?

  • Yes, the Living Mechanics online video academy is accessible on any device with an internet connection. This includes smartphones, tablets, laptops, or desktop computers.

What distinguishes Living Mechanics from other Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu programs?

  • Living Mechanics stands out due to its comprehensive approach to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training. Not only do we cover techniques, but we also delve into flow drills, chain submissions, philosophy, and body mechanics. Our program also emphasizes self-defense, offering an in-depth study of hand fighting, pummeling, and giraffe wrestling. All these aspects, coupled with a clearly laid out curriculum, make Living Mechanics a unique training program.

How often are new videos added to the archive?

  • We are dedicated to continuously updating and expanding our program with new content. While the frequency may vary, you can expect to see new videos added regularly to provide you with fresh insights and training techniques. we also capture Professor Alan’s seminars, workshops, camps, and academy classes for the video archive 

What does the philosophy component of the program entail?

  • The philosophical aspect of Living Mechanics involves exploring the mental and strategic aspects of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It involves understanding one’s goals, improving focus, and applying these lessons in training and everyday life. It also helps you KNOW what you’re focusing on while you are training. 

What happens if I have a question or need help with a technique?

  • We value our student’s learning journey and provide support throughout. If you have a question or need help with a technique, you can contact us through the platform, and our experienced team will assist you.

Can I cancel my subscription at any time?

  • Yes, if you decide the program is not for you, you can cancel your subscription anytime. 
Experience Unparalleled Growth in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with the Living Mechanics Online Video Academy

When you join the Living Mechanics Online Video Academy, you open the doors to a world of transformation and personal growth in your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey. Here are the specific successes you can expect to achieve:

  1. Skillful Technique Execution: Develop a deep understanding of the intricacies and mechanics of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. With the comprehensive training provided by the Living Mechanics system, you’ll refine your technique execution, ensuring precise and effective movements that maximize your potential on the mat.
  2. Unleash Your Full Potential: As you tap into your true potential, feel more confident in your training. The Living Mechanics Online Video Academy equips you with the tools, strategies, and mindset necessary to excel in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You’ll have a clear path to growth and mastery, allowing you to elevate your skills.
  3. Empowerment Through Personalized Training: Empower yourself to change your training by implementing a personalized action plan. The Living Mechanics system guides setting specific goals, identifying areas for improvement, and developing a roadmap to success. You’ll walk away with a clear plan to enhance your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills and reach your desired outcomes.
  4. Resilience and Adaptability: Develop resilience and adaptability skills that enable you to thrive in the face of unexpected challenges on the mat. The Living Mechanics system emphasizes a growth mindset and equips you with strategies to overcome obstacles, adjust your game plan, and adapt to different opponents and situations.
  5. Accelerated Progression: Experience accelerated growth and success in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. By deepening your understanding of the system, honing your technique, and consistently applying the principles taught in the Living Mechanics Online Video Academy, you’ll see rapid improvements in your skill level, allowing you to achieve your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu goals faster.
  6. Deeper System Understanding: Gain a profound understanding of Brazilian Jiu-Jitus at a deeper level. Through the academy’s comprehensive curriculum and instructional videos, you’ll develop a holistic grasp of the principles, concepts, and strategies that underpin the system. This comprehensive understanding will elevate your game and give you a competitive edge.
  7. Community and Support: Join a supportive community of fellow practitioners who are passionate about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and committed to personal growth. Interact with like-minded individuals, share experiences, and learn from one another as you progress through the academy. The Living Mechanics community provides a network of support and encouragement on your journey.

By joining the Living Mechanics Online Video Academy, you will experience a profound shift in your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills, confidence, and overall growth. Gain the knowledge, techniques, and mindset necessary to elevate your game and excel in this dynamic martial art. Start your transformative journey today and unlock a world of success, mastery, and personal growth that extends far beyond the mat.