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Open Guard Pass- Step Through Pass

Open Guard Pass- Step Through Pass

Recently one of my intermediate students asked me how people pass my Guard. I explained to him that this pass was done to me frequently while I lived in Brazil and I absolutely hate having it [...]

The Best Drill Ever Created For A Funky Guard

The Best Drill Ever Created For A Funky Guard

This is a very unique drill I use to strengthen my hips, hamstrings and increase mobility for playing funky guards like the berimbolo, RDLR, and others. Furthermore, this exercise will greatly improve your flexibility especially in [...]

Closed Guard- Armbar Defense

Closed Guard- Armbar Defense

In this video I show a very simple stacking defense for the armbar. There are multiple different ways to defend but I enjoy showing this to beginners because it is a defense that you can use [...]

Closed Guard Submission- Basic Armbar

Closed Guard Submission- Basic Armbar

This video is a closer look at the Basic Armbar from Closed Guard. Although the title has the word “basic” in it you will see that there are a lot of steps involved. Being honest there [...]

Side Control Escape- Recompose Guard

Side Control Escape- Recompose Guard

A basic escape/transition from Side Control into Guard (Half or Full). Remember to only attempt this move when your opponent does NOT have the hand next to your hip. This works really well with the people [...]