Sure, the Closed Guard might not be the most exciting position to play in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… But it doesn’t have to be exciting to be effective, right?
Because, there are a LOT of things that you can do from Closed Guard. And they aren’t limited “just” to sweeps and submissions – but also to transitioning to better positions.
For instance, here is a rather unstoppable way to take the back from Closed Guard!
Mica Galvao demonstrates on the video below: