In this video I show a very important skill, how to regain the underhook after you've been flattened out in Half Guard.
No one wants to be flat, but there are times that it happens. Maybe you got caught by surprise, maybe your opponent is really good, or maybe you made some mistakes (more often than not it's the last one for me). Regardless of the reason, this can save you a lot of problems.
I have seen a lot of people playing the knee shield lately. But very rarely do I see anyone use the b
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In this video I show an alternate technique for when your opponent is not giving you the underhook in Half Guard. This is not a common technique and I would rate it as medium percentage. I've had watch video >>
In this video I show the second option for the Knee Switch. This is an important transition as it is typically how higher level people try to escape the Knee Switch. All of the fundamentals are the watch video >>
In this video I show another very important drill that emphasizes the transitions from Knee On Belly to Knee On Belly and then from Knee On Belly to Mount.
These transitions are very important a watch video >>
In this video I show a very dominating Open Guard. This is one of my favorite passes against an opponent that has a good seated Guard. This pass requires good base and, most importantly, a lot of c watch video >>
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 >>
In this video I show a variation of the previous Knee Shield Pass. Having multiple passes off of a single starting position can raise the viability of each individual pass. This also has the benefi watch video >>
In this video I show a very important skill for guard recovery and retention, the elbow push. I believe most advanced grapplers understand this concept and movement but very few can recall being tau 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 >>
In this video I show a very sneaky and effective move from the Half Guard. Although this move is labeled a sweep it walks a fine line between sweep and reversal. The ruling between sweep and revers 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 >>