The Half Butterfly is a fantastic guard, particularly well-suited for various Leg Lock entries – depending on your training partner’s reaction.
Most of us get caught up using our half guard to try to control the weight and pressure our opponents are able to inflict on us, while we are desperately trying not to let them pass our guards. There are many of submission possibilities that are available from this previously thought of “defensive only” position. The half butterfly guard is filled with kimuras, back takes, leg submission entries, as well as sweeps,
So you’re playing the Half Butterfly Guard game and you want to get on top…
Here is one way to do so!
Bruno Bastos demonstrates a great Half Butterfly Guard technique on the video below:
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