GB Techniques: Lucio "Lagarto" Rodrigues on the open guard

This week Gracie Barra Techniques brings you some videos on how to attack from the open guard with Professor Lucio “Lagarto” Rodrigues Subscribe to the Gracie Barra YouTube channel to be notified of new video techniques.

Lucio “Lagarto” Rodrigues is a top level competitor at the world level from Gracie Barra Fulham in the UK. This week “Lagarto” shows us how to get to the open guard and teaches several techniques from the position.

To be effective in your attacks, you must learn to flow from one technique to another as your opponent reacts to your movements.

How to pull Open Guard in the beginning of the training.
Professor Lucio “Lagarto” Rodrigues explains a series of details from open guard

Open Guard to Triangle Submission
Professor Lucio “Lagarto” Rodrigues shows us how to go from open guard to triangle submission while his opponent Gera is standing up.

Open guard to armlock and triangle
Professor Lucio “Lagarto” Rodrigues shows us how to go from open guard to armlock and to triangle, avoiding your opponent breaking your grip.

Open Guard to Back Control
Professor Lucio “Lagarto” Rodrigues shows a creative position using his leg work along with the Gi lapel to help control the opponent sweeping him and gaining back control.

see also : Gracie Barra Techniques: The Omoplata Shoulder Lock

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