Half Guard Defense Back Step Defense
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In this video I go over a defense to the Back Step.
As you progress in grappling competition the skill of your opponents will go up. With this increase in skill there will also be an increase in the depth of their games. As a white belt and blue belt I very rarely encountered anyone that used the Back Step. It was basically all Knee Cut Pass or passes to my dominate side.
After getting my purple belt it was more common to see people switch directions mid pass. As a black belt it's almost
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In this video I show a great defense to the Back Step. It is amazingly simple and easy to do but requires some practice and a couple of small details to make sure you don't get caught mid transition watch video >>
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