Jiu Jitsu Scholar | Open Guard Sweep to Back | Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida
Jiu Jitsu Scholar | Counter De La Riva Pass | Rodrigo Clark & JP Garcia
Open Guard is one the key fundamentals when developing a strong guard and stopping the pass. Many people have attacks they love to go after; but what if someone counters you? If you have worked on your game then you’ll have a counter for their counter. So for all the De La Riva lovers out…
Jiu Jitsu Scholar | Butterfly Sweep to Leg Drag | Robson Moura
This is a personal favorite of mine. I’m someone who enjoys implying the butterfly guard and transitioning to X-Guard or sweeping my opponent. Now possessing a strong open guard will is a great tool to stopping a pass or helping when escaping away from someone’s top control. In Jiu-Jitsu it is important to have a…
Open Guard Triangle | Juan Pablo Garcia | Gracie Barra Santa Barbara
Here is a slick set-up to the triangle from open guard. Notice how Juan Pablo Garcia slightly alters this move to make it more effective. Go Grab Your GI!