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Nicky Rodriguez Shows How To Pass To North-South With Ease

If you have been doing BJJ for any length of time you have asked yourself this question! Rickson Gracie once said, “the guard is the heart and soul of jiu jitsu”. If you haven’t already...

Gordon Ryan Explains His No-Gi Guard Passing System

If you have been doing BJJ for any length of time you have asked yourself this question! Rickson Gracie once said, “the guard is the heart and soul of jiu jitsu”. If you haven’t already...

You Won’t Need Techniques After You Apply This Guard Passing Principle

There are a number of ways to pass an Open Guard. However, when the absolute basics of guard passing are considered, it’s all very simple; it’s just a matter of understanding the...

Kit Dale Shares His Secret Guard Passing Concepts & Insights

Guard passing can be incredibly difficult, especially when you’re rolling against a talented opponent whose guard retention skills are off the charts. That’s why it’s vital to learn...

Body Lock Passing: The Importance of Timing, by Nicky Rodriguez

Body Lock passing can be a great addition to your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skillset. Especially if you haven’t experimented with this passing style before; when you learn the proper setups and...

Guard Passing: Improve It With This Simple Tip from John Danaher

Guard passing will never be easy, no matter how good you get at it… And no matter how skilled you become, there’s no saying that you will often be under threat by the guard player; in...

Bernardo Faria Shows A Perfect Open Guard Pass for Older BJJ Students

The Open Guard can be tricky to pass… Especially if you’re an older BJJ student who isn’t exactly used to passing with speed and power. Torreando passing might not be for you, but...

Chain Passing is The Missing Link in Your Guard Passing Progress

Does it feel as if your guard passing is somewhat stagnating? As in, you do know a number of guard passes and you perform most of them with reasonable quality… But no matter how much you try,...

Make Your Guard Difficult To Pass by Using These Tips

Your offense will be only as good as your defense is. In that way, your ability to impose attacks from the bottom… Will be only as good as your ability to prevent the opponent from passing your...

SBG’s Matt Thornton Explains How To Pass Guards – Without Using Your Hands

SBG’s Matt Thornton always seems to have great advice on the details that can make your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu game better by a large margin; be it in your defensive or offensive game. In this...

Game Changing Shoulder Pressure Tip from Side Control to Overwhelm Your Opponent

Shoulder pressure is a very important aspect of a successful Jiu Jitsu passing and submission game. In this video, the famed instructor Paul Schreiner shows how to correctly utilize the concept of...

Upgrade Your Toreando Guard Pass With These Tips From Andre Galvao

The Toreando Pass is probably one of the first guard passes you’ve learned in BJJ – one that, more likely than not, you’re using on a rather frequent basis. However, no matter how much...

Smash Through Guards By Breaking Frames in Jiu Jitsu

Okay, okay, we get it. Guard passing can get really frustrating, especially if you’re at the beginning of your BJJ journey… And it’s not just about the number of techniques out...

Passing Guard to the “Wrong” Side

I strongly believe competitions teach you great lessons, as long as you are open to critically analyze your performance and make improvements. Here is something that happened to me and I am sure I am...

How Do Great Passers Constantly Switch Directions

If you’ve been watching high level BJJ competition matches for a while, you’ve probably seen that a lot of the top ranking jiujiteiros frequently change directions when they guard pass,...

Do The Folding Pass Every Single Time On Any Type Of Guard With Buchecha

Marcus „Buchecha“ Almeida is one of the greatest grapplers of all time. Being a 6x World Champion, he owes a lot of his success to his amazing passing game – which, more often than not, shows...

To Stand & Pass or Stay on the Knees & Pass?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.   Often times during a jiu-jitsu battle, the majority of the time is...