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Butterfly Guard Passes

A few basic options on passing someone who is playing butterfly/hooks guard on you. The first pass shown is a more slower and secure pass which involves really shutting down movement in their legs. The additional passes involve a bit of gymnastics passing over with your body weight on your head.

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Open Halfguard Passes

Guest Intructor Mark Christie came in tonight to show us his tech and tips on the open half guard position when your opponent is a bit more experience and starts using the top leg to create space. We looked at locking the triangle on our own legs to secure their leg as well as briefly dealing with lockdown. Then we

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Halfguard Passes Gi

Halfguard passes usually depend on who has the underhook. First pass is a tripod pass when you secure a good underhook. Also some details when you can’t free your leg too. Then we looked at a couple options when you are unable to get the underhook and your opponent gets it first. There’s the switchbase option as well as the

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Standing Closed Guard Passes Gi

Standing closed guard passes was covered tonight. First option was controlling a sleeve prior to standing and unlocking guard. Then we looked at the option when we either don’t take the sleeve with us or we lose their sleeve and both their arms are available to do a back sweep. And lastly we looked at the conventional standing guard pass

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