When you’re the top player in a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu match, it’s usually going to be you who’s going to control the pace of the bout. However, if the bottom player knows what he’s doing, he’s going to pressure you into engagement… Which means that he’ll get favorable grips and control sometimes as well. For instance, he may establish the De La Riva Guard – after which he’ll go for the Sit-Up Guard and the various setups from there.
If you’re someone who likes playing Open Guard then you’re going to love the following option.
Don’t know what to do from Seated Guard in BJJ? Well, here is an easy option
The Single Leg X is a great position in BJJ, optimal for sweeps and an immediate Leg Lock attack. But how can you get to it?
Here’s a Butt Scoot to Single Leg X option. Ari Goldman demonstrates it on the video below:
Founder Of Jiu Jitsu FLO, Ari Goldman, Shares His Secrets For Rapid Improvement Through Solo Skills, Partner Drills, And More For The Seated Guard!
- Ari is a brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu and is the founder of Jiu Jitsu FLO, where he teaches game changing concepts for translating solo and partner exercises directly to on-the-mat performance.
- In this 4-part series you will learn a wide range of drills and skills to improve your seated guard.
- Ari demonstrates how exercises and drills lend themselves perfectly to executing top-tier technique including sweeps, guard retention, and more!