Body Lock passing can be a great addition to your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skillset. Especially if you haven’t experimented with this passing style before; when you learn the proper setups and techniques, you’ll find it ludicrous how many opportunities will open up.
Body Lock Passing is one of the best ways to get around the opponent’s guard in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… But it does involve quite a bit of details that are necessary for success.
Gordon Ryan had a dominant and successful ADCC 2022 run, with many highlights… One of which was certainly a guard pass to Mount he used against Victor Hugo.
Here’s how he did it, as explained by Ryan himself:
Body Lock Your Way Through The Guard With This Step-By-Step Approach To The Pass With B-Team Co-Founder & ADCC Finalist Nick Rodriguez’s Signature “Rody Lock” System For Grapplers Of All Levels.
- Learn the foundations of body lock passing with Nick’s explanation of the grips, pressure, and controls you need to start the attack.
- Go step by step through the pass with Nick’s advice on forcing half guard or beating the legs to get to dominant passing positions.