Why is jumping guard legal? Why does the other person have to keep the jumper safe by holding their weight? There are risks for lower back injuries, knee injuries, and head trauma from being knocked unconscious from intentional and unintentional slams. These are just a few reasons. If that doesn’t convince you, take a look below.
Justin Flores, a Judo chapion, Dv 1 wrestler and BJJ black belt also voiced his opinion on jumping closed guard:
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