If you have your opponent in Closed Guard, then their best bet is to try and stand up as soon as possible – and go for the break along the way. But even as they do this, you can still go for an Armbar!
You’ll have to keep things tight and scoop under under their leg, however.
Your closed guard is only as effective as your ability to use it for sweeps, transitions and submissions is… However, it’s only as useful as your ability to preserve it when your opponents are trying to open it.
One of the steps in opening the closed guard, often times, is to stand up while you are in it.
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