GB Technique:  Pass The Open Guard with GB Jupiter

A huge challenge for Jiu-Jitsu students is passing any of the variations of the open guard. You are battling the strength of the guard player’s legs, their controlling grips, and of course, it’s made all the more difficult if they are really flexible.
This week on GB Technique, we bring you some open guard passes from Prof. Joe Scarola of GB Jupiter.
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Let’s have a look at some of the best open guard passing strategies from GB Jupiter!
Bullfighter guard pass to submission
The Bullfighter pass might be the most important open guard pass for you to know. Pay attention to how Prof. Joe switches the passing side several times to confuse the guard player’s defense before completing the pass.
Pass the Sit Up guard to Guillotine
In No-Gi training, we see guard players using the Sit Up guard and look for grip fighting and leg entanglements. How do we pass this style of the open guard?
Lasso Spider Guard Pass to Submissions
Prof. Joe Scarola demonstrates how to pass one of the most problematic guards – when your opponent has the Lasso and Spider grips.
See also on GB Technique:
GB Technique:  Passing Different Guard Styles
Writer: Mark Mullen, Gracie Barra Black Belt