The butterfly guard is one of the simplest, yet most effective open guard in BJJ. It can be used against opponents of any size as it utilizes the strongest part of our body-the legs, to pull, lift, and off-balance the opponent. Up to date, the butterfly guard is regarded as one of the most effective guards, considering how you can effortlessly lift and sweep heavier opponents above you while in a supinated position.
If you’re in Butterfly Guard, then there’s a really simple and efficient Arm Drag you can go for…
Which will both threaten a back take and give you an opportunity for a Front Headlock.
Here’s how to do it, as shown by Giancarlo Bodoni:
Finish More Fights With These Systematic Attacks From The Front Headlock – Including Submissions, Entries, Back Takes, & More – From 2022 ADCC World Champion Giancarlo Bodoni.
- Control the front headlock and use it to set up a wide variety of submission attacks and positional advancements with Giancarlo’s careful step-by-step coaching.
- Giancarlo Bodoni has emerged as one of the top grapplers on Earth, and this Team New Wave athlete won the 2022 ADCC World Championship with 3 straight submissions.