The De La Riva Guard is one of those positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that give you a lot of options… If only you learn how to play it right. However, some beginners find this guard to be notoriously difficult to learn – mostly due to the fact that there are a lot of factors (and possibilities!) involved in playing it properly.
But if you’re someone who wants to explore more opportunities with the Gi, then you simply have to learn the De La Riva Guard.
If you’re looking for ways to improve your no-gi De La Riva Guard game, then one of the best people to learn from is – Lachlan Giles!
On the video below, he shows how to use the De La Riva Guard in no-gi…
While avoiding getting caught in the Saddle position:
Use the De La Riva and the waiter position to sweep and submit off your back with this system for the no-gi open guard from Lachlan Giles!
- Lachlan Giles is an ADCC Absolute bronze medalist, with one of the most legendary runs to the podium ever using the techniques he uses on this series.
- Use strategy, positioning, and systems for offense to create the strongest possible open guard that keeps opponents defending instead of fighting back.