This is one of my favorite Closed Guard Passes. It is usable in both Gi and no Gi.
The power for this pass comes from the turning of the knee onto the rib cage. Make sure that when you step with the foot closest to the hip that it is not to close or to far away. I wish that I could accurately describe in words the spacing but it is something that is felt through many repetitions.
Make sure that when you stand you keep your opponents torso bent. If they extend their abdominal muscles an
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This is the epitome of a big man pass. It may actually be my favorite pass against people who just try to keep their legs closed.
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In this video I show the important concepts surrounding the Lapel Punch Pass.
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The Lapel Feed is one of my favorite moves. It is especially useful against strong opponents or extremely spastic opponents as it allows you a huge amount of control over their upper body/arm.
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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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Absolute world champion Rodolfo Vieira demonstrates his favorite pass when someone tries to sit up from half-guard and wrap around your leg. When Rodolfo shows a technique, you can't go wrong. Also watch video >>
This video is an in depth look into the Basic Stacking Pass. This is a very common pass that is taught to a lot of white belts. The reason this come so early in the curriculum is because it require watch video >>
This video is an instruction into how to do the Two on One standing pass. This is one of my favorite passes because it is very dominate and eliminates a lot of your opponents sweep options. There a watch video >>
In this video I show a very simple and effective Seated Guard Pass for gi and no gi. This move is SUPER effective and one of the most underused moves in BJJ. It looks a lot like a leg drag, which i watch video >>
This video shows one of my favorite and most popular passes. I learned this pass while training in Brazil and it came in hand against the Spider Guard players that play off of their shoulders to avo watch video >>
In this video I show my number 1 Open Guard pass for both gi and no gi. There are two really important aspects to this move. 1. The Lemur Monkey and 2. distribution of your weight in the Motorcyc watch video >>