There is one type of BJJ guard pass using a cross grip on the pants that is highly effective when attacking from the top position.
This unique grip is a great way to control the guard player.
The Cross Grip Pass is one of the most versatile passes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
So, you have to learn how to counter it!
Here’s a highly efficient Cross Grip Pass counter, as demonstrated by Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro:
BJJ & MMA Legend Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro Shows You His Signature Cross Guard That Can Help You Develop A System For Submission Offense Off Your Back With This Classically Powerful Open Guard.
- This cross cuff grip-based guard will help you swing into strong submissions and sweeps as you defend yourself using open guard fundamentals.
- Launch into armbars, triangles, omoplata, and more as you control the cross guard and get your legs into better finishing positions.
- Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro is a 3-Time IBJJF Black Belt World Champion and MMA legend who used this cross guard to huge success in his competition career.