6 Guard Technique Videos from Gracie Barra

Do you have a dangerous guard that is difficult for your opponent to pass?

This week Gracie Barra brings you some new ideas for some creative attacks from your guard.

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Here are 6 guard attacks by Gracie Barra instructors:

Omoplata attack by Victor Estima
Top competitor Prof. Victor Estima shows how to attack the omoplata from his De la Riva guard grips
(video is in Portugese)

Closed guard lapel choke and arm bar combination
From the original Gracie Barra in Rio de Janeiro Prof. Joelson Venancio shows a sneaky grip to attack a choke and arm bar combination
(video is in Portugese)

Sweep to submission from the half guard
Prof. Alexandre Marciano demonstrates a sweep from the half guard and attack immediatekly after the sweep
(video is in Portugese)

Closed guard attacks with Prof. Mike Buckels and Prof. Marcio Feitosa
3 ways to attack the arms from closed guard. Bet that you don’t know all of these techniques!

Magid Hage’s Famous Choke
Shows how to sdetup his baseball choke from the bottom. Prof. Magid has put more than one opponent to sleep with this tricky chioke in tournaments!

Triangle with belt grip variation
3rd Degree Black Belt Marco Joca teaches a triangle choke set up from closed guard and controlling the belt

read also: Look Mom…No Hands! A Great Drill to Develop Your Open Guard

read also: Bluebelt – Advice on Developing your Guard

What is your go-to attack from the guard?

Credits: Mark Mullen
Gracie Barra Black belt based in Saigon, Vietnam
Twitter: @MarkMullenBJJ