Taking the back from positions like Mount, Side Control and Half Guard is something that you’re probably used to aim for, something that you’ve likely practiced for hundreds and hundreds of repetitions. But, what about being in someone’s Closed Guard? Can you take the back from this position, which is essentially a defensive one?
Legendary BJJ black belt Kurt Osiander says – and shows – that yes, you most certainly can! Follow his setup breakdown below, and you’ll start surprising your training partners and opponents from the very next roll.
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