Butterfly Pass Control Ankle, Flatten Out
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In this video I show a basic Butterfly Guard Pass called Control The Ankle and Flatten Out.
I learned this when I was a white belt and I still use the concepts a lot in my passing game. The idea of controlling your opponents legs with one arm by gripping the far pant leg and then flattening out will be an invaluable skill to have at the higher levels.
The first, and most overlooked piece, is to bring your opponents ankles close to their butt and then to squeeze with your knees. I will almost
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