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When Should You Be Pulling Guard In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Pulling guard is such a common place in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that you see it in almost every competition video known to man.  We’ve seen with the high level grapplers like Rousimar Palhares all the...

Opponent Stood Up In Your Guard? Go For The Body Clinch Takedown

Let’s remind ourselves of the most important thing you need to do when you have someone in your closed guard: attack at all times. Many jiujiteiros make a mistake of holding a closed guard for a...

Breaking and Passing Guard on a Bigger and Stronger Opponent with Andre Galvao

As I mentioned earlier, passing from the open guard is definitely ideal. Although open guard is preferable, it’s not going to be the case every time you grapple against a larger opponent. Sometimes...

Opponent Stood Up In Your Guard? Surprise Them With This Armbar Setup

If you have your opponent in Closed Guard, then their best bet is to try and stand up as soon as possible – and go for the break along the way. But even as they do this, you can still go for an...

Try This Triangle Choke Setup from K-Guard – It’s So Simple

The triangle choke from guard is one of the first submissions that you will typically learn in BJJ. It is highly effective and will work at all levels. There are so many ways to set up a triangle...

Everything You Need To Know About The Reverse De La Riva Guard In BJJ

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How To Chain Your BJJ Guards: A Beginner’s Guide

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How To Use The 50/50 Guard To Your Advantage In BJJ

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Simple Ways to Improve BJJ Guard Passing

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The Perfect Game Plan to Defeat a Half Guard Player In BJJ

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If You Train Jiu-Jitsu, You Should Know These Following Guards

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How To Chain Your BJJ Guards: Open Guards

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Ultimate Guide To BJJ Lapel Guards

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Try This Collar Grip to X Guard Setup by Gui Mendes

Having an ability to utilize a wide array of guards in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can only make you better. So, as soon as you start feeling comfortable with the “classic” guards (i.e. Closed...

Eddie Bravo: “The Guard Game Is Weak In MMA. There Are 40 Black Belts In The UFC & Very Few Are Dangerous From Their Backs.”

Eddie Bravo talked to bloodyelbow.com about his opinion on the guard in MMA, who has the most dangerous guard in MMA and the future for his network of schools, 10th planet Jiu-Jitsu: The guard in MMA...

Neil Melanson’s Behind The Back Guard Pass Will Surprise Your Opponents

Coach Neil Melanson always has great and unexpected techniques under his sleeve, ones that will surely catch your own opponents unexpected! This time, he has a great Behind the Back Guard Pass that...

Andre Galvao’s Competition Proven Method of Opening Closed From The Knees

Closed guard is a dangerous place to be in for the one on top. Your opponent has so many options and you, realistically have very few. You either have to open it or force a submission. You need to...

A Blow By Blow Account Of The Rickson Gracie vs Yoji Anjo Closed Door Fight

Japanese pro wrestling superstar Nobuhiko Takada had been calling out the legendary Brazilian fighter Rickson Gracie, who did not even acknowledge him. Yoji Anjo, a famous pro-wrestler back in Japan,...

The Crooked Guard – Why Use It And How To TAP People With It

Do you „play“ the Crooked Guard game often? No? Well, you probably have a lot more opportunities for using it than you think… And for utilizing it to your advantage with the LOAD of...

You Need To Know These Things about Knee Shield Half Guard Retention

The knee shield/Z-Guard is a conservative half guard game where you keep your shield up and never let your opponents come too close. Bottom half guard players that like to either play knee shield or...

BJJ 101: The Full Guard

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It’s Game Over with This Surprise Wrist Lock When They Stand Up in Open Guard

Wrist lock is perhaps the most underutilized and underestimated submissions in Grappling. There is no denying the effectiveness of the submission, along with the huge number of positions that it can...

Counter Their Guard Pull with a Huge Osoto Gari

Pulling guard in the BJJ world is often ridiculed by Judoka and Wrestlers who see it as a cowardly way to face someone. Nowadays with the rules of sport BJJ, you can win matches with very little...

This Is How You Can Use The Falcon Guard Defense… To Setup A Darce

Alright, let us guess. You’re one of those jiujiteiros that has really long arms, and you simply adore hitting your training partners and opponents with the Darce, don’t you? In fact,...