Closed Guard Armbar Defense.mov
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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 when you didn't see the setup for the armbar coming and your opponent already has their angle and their hips out.
Make sure when you stack your opponent up you get your knee as close as possible to your opponents ear and you post your back leg at an angle so that your knee is against your opponents lower b
In this video I show how to do a Reverse Armbar from Closed Guard. This is a pretty common move that you see attempted throughout the ranks but finished with very little frequency. This is due to t watch video >>
In this video I show one of my bread and butter sweeps, the Low Hip Bump.
Many of us abandon the hip bump as we progress through the ranks. Often it is easy to see the setup coming and stuff the watch video >>
In this video I show one of my favorite sweeps the Pocket Sweep. There are a lot of different entries into this sweep but the most important thing is passing the arm across your centerline.
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In this video I show the important concepts surrounding the Lapel Punch Pass.
If you watch the video you will notice that I do a couple of things differently. One of the things that I do differen watch video >>
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 are a lot of watch video >>
In this video I show a defense for when your opponent hooks your ankles and pushes you away with their hips. This is a very basic sweep and you will see it a lot as you progress through the ranks. watch video >>
In this video I show a very common escape the Coffee Grinder.
I have seen this move used a lot in both grappling competitions and in MMA. It can be very effective when used correctly or lead to watch video >>
In this video I show a defense for when your opponent is leg riding you or performing the tackle pass.
The first step in this technique is to disregard your normal instinct to be "nice". You need watch video >>
In this video I show a technical and easy way to clear the De la Riva hook when your opponent is cupping your ankle. This can be an absolute nightmare against someone who is good in Open Guard. The watch video >>