GB Techniques: Attacks From The Guard

This week Gracie Barra Techniques brings you some videos on guard attacks. The key to have a solid guard is to have attacks that prevent your opponent from feeling comfortable in your guard and setting up their passes.

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Jiu-jitsu is unique among the world’s grappling arts for the complexity of the guard position.

Let’s take a look at 4 guard attacks this week.

Guard Attacks

1) Triangle From Spider Guard
Professor Reggie (Reginaldo Almeida) shows spin underneath to attack the triangle

2) Baseball choke from 1/2 Guard
Magid Hage shows his setup from knee shield. He sets the trap by allowing the the opponent to pass…right into the choke!

3) Guard Armbar Set Up
Prof. Paulo Castro GB Albrook Panama shows the dynamic “helicopter” arm lock from open guard.

4) Triangle choke set up from closed guard using belt control
3rd Degree Black Belt Marco Joca teaches a triangle choke set up from closed guard and controlling the belt.

see also : GB Techniques – Escapes from Bad Positions
Credits: Mark Mullen
Gracie Barra Black belt based in Saigon, Vietnam
Twitter: @MarkMullenBJJ