Having trouble getting out of and passing Closed Guard? Yeah… It’s just one of those situations in Jiu-Jitsu where even the slightest mistake can be your downfall. Especially against bigger and stronger training partners.
Luckily enough, there are some great passes that will leave you exposed to less attacking opportunities from your opponents. Such as the Sao Paulo Pass. using the lapel to trap the arm.
This pass works spectacularly well – against everyone!
It’s a pressure- based guard pass that you’ll surely love.
3rd degree BJJ black belt Gile Huni demonstrates it on the video below:
Best Closed Guard Pass for Jiu-Jitsu? I think so. It’s very hard to stop. Even a white belt can pass your guard using this.
This BJJ Techniques video explains the High Posture Sao Paulo Pass. This lesson features BJJ instructor Leo Nogueira.
Leo Nogueira is a 2x Black Belt World Champion and he is infamous for his Sao Paulo Passing System.
Leo has been able to use his Sao Paulo passing system against the best in the world on multiple occasions.
This is a clip off his new instructional series The Sao Paulo Passing System.
If you want to learn to smash your way through any guard, check it out.