If you’ve been following the pro BJJ scene, you may have noticed the Miyao brothers having incredible success with a certain type of pass: The bodylock pass which is also known as the double over pass.
Their instructor at Unity BJJ, Murilo Santana also uses that pass.
This type of pass is slow and meticulous and it involves applying huge amounts of pressure on the opponent’s hips. It is also a very safe guard pass, safer then for example the over under pass (which has many counters), and it’s the perfect pass to use against a dangerous leglocker as your legs are kept so far away.
World No Gi champion Josh Hinger from Atos shows a good half guard bodylock pass that puts tremendous amounts of pressure:
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