We agree. Guard Retention isn’t exactly the coolest thing you could do or practice in Jiu-Jitsu. But no matter how “uncool” it may be, it’s still an extremely vital part of your BJJ skillset… One, without which you’re destined to get submitted over and over again.
With that said, Guard Retention isn’t easy either. In fact, there is one problem that is most common when it comes to this skill.
If your training partners often pass your guard with the Over Under Pass, then you have to learn this counter!
It not only pulls you out of danger, but you also end up in the Crucifix attacking position.
Dallas Niles demonstrates the technique below:
Lachlan Giles and Ariel Tabak show you a total technical gameplan for keeping your guard against any over or around-style of pass.
- Defend torreandos, stack passes, leg drags, and more with tips on how to keep the guard, improve position, and get back on attack.
- ADCC Absolute medalist Lachlan Giles teams up with his guard retention specialist and black belt Ariel Tabak for this 8-part instructional release.