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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 differently involves staggering my hand grips with the lapels. This allows you to stuff the choking hand and have more success with the pass/submission.
Take note at how my hands are positioned. It is very important to have your thumbs facing your chest when taking these grips. This is contrary to the
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.
If you have ever relied on using your elbows to open the inside o watch video >>
The Balloon Sweep is an intermediate to advanced sweep to utilize but an important concept builder for beginners.
Against a skilled opponent this sweep can be very, very difficult but the setup is watch video >>
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 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 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 >>
This is a cool video showing a drill from passing the closed guard to side control, when the person on bottom shrimps out and attacks the arm, and catches the arm-bar to escape. nice Flow!!,,, OSSSSS watch video >>
In this video I show one of my favorite Spider Guard passes. It's very important that you keep your center of gravity low and squat with your legs. Squatting with your legs will help mitigate your watch video >>
This week Master Ricardo shows 3 guard pass options to pass your opponents closed guard. Don't forget to Vote Carlson Gracie Training Center the best of Las Vegas!! Go to bestoflasvegas.com login wi watch video >>
In this video I show an important movement for passing the Guard. I refer to this movement as the "Pony Pass" although it is an important concept all on it's own. If you watch some of my other vide watch video >>