Inside the University 918 - Catching the Triangle from Classic Guard

Inside the University 918 - Catching the Triangle from Classic Guard

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Diving into some specifics about setting up and catching the triangle, Xande shows how he needs to be squared up to his opponent when he pulls him in, rather than trying to go at an angle. If he pulls from an angle, he opens himself up to getting passed right away, but when he pulls straight, his opponent has to brace himself and gives Xande a better opportunity to catch the triangle.


Victor Hugo No Gi Worlds 2019 Series 4 - Knee Bar Setup from Single Leg X Guard

Victor Hugo No Gi Worlds 2019 Series 4 - Knee Bar Setup from Single Leg X Guard

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Victor sets up a single leg X guard with his hook on the outside leg, and he grabs his opponent's leg to begin his attack. His opponent tries to pull it out, so Victor readjusts his grip and brings the leg across to a 50/50 guard. From here he grabs the other leg and feints a sweep, causing his opponent to base his leg, which gives Victor the leverage he needs to finish the knee bar.

Josh Hinger Guillotine Series 2 - Guillotine Setup to Anaconda Choke

Josh Hinger Guillotine Series 2 - Guillotine Setup to Anaconda Choke

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In this situation, Josh has sprawled on his opponent after he shot on him. After securing his guillotine grip, Josh sits into his "Gangster" guard and is able to put his opponent on his side with very limited mobility. Here Josh is able to trap arm with his legs and drag it across the neck, so he can lock up a tight anaconda choke.

Inside the University 845 - Omoplata from Classic Guard

Inside the University 845 - Omoplata from Classic Guard

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Now showing one of his favorite go to attacks from the classic guard, Xande breaks down his omoplata. When his opponent walks to the side and steps over his leg, Xande uses his legs to scissor his opponent's leg and stop his progress. He brings his bottom foot to the far hip and squares his hips, using his momentum to continue his hip rotation and attack the omoplata right away.

Inside the University 834 - Helicopter Armbar

Inside the University 834 - Helicopter Armbar

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After touching up some details on the chair sweep armbar, Rene shows another variation he can use from the foot on hip guard. Again he picks his opponent up off the mat with both of his feet, but instead of rolling backward for the balloon sweep, he turns his hips to spin his opponent into an armbar.

Inside the University 833 - Chair Sweep to Armbar

Inside the University 833 - Chair Sweep to Armbar

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This time when Professor Rene goes to try the balloon sweep, his opponent drops his weight back and keeps his head and posture very high. Rene lets go of his grips to grab the heels and knocks his opponent back down with the chair sweep. As he tries to come to mount, his opponent stretches his arm to push him away, so Rene throws his leg over the head and rolls to set up an armbar.

Inside the University 829 - Collar Drag Choke

Inside the University 829 - Collar Drag Choke

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Now from his seated guard with a deep collar grip, Gustavo is looking to choke his opponent. He raises his elbow to sink his wrist in the neck, and his free hand grabs the back of the head and pulls down to finish a fast and simple choke.

Inside the University 785 - Switching Sides to Finish the Omoplata

Inside the University 785 - Switching Sides to Finish the Omoplata

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Again Professor Rene's opponent rolls and he stops him on his back. But now instead of doing a forward roll to regain his omoplata control, he shuffles his way over his opponent's head, turning him over as he goes, ending up in the omoplata again. Now his opponent is facing inside and can't roll out of it again.

Inside the University 783 - Finishing the Omoplata when Your Opponent Rolls

Inside the University 783 - Finishing the Omoplata when Your Opponent Rolls

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This time when Rene sets up the omoplata, his opponent rolls forward to try to escape. Rene sits up and stops the roll by trapping the arm between his hamstring and calf, leaving his opponent flat on his back. His first option is to go for an easy wrist lock here, but he can also roll forward and end up back in the omoplata, where he can look to finish.

Inside the University 782 - Finishing the Omoplata

Inside the University 782 - Finishing the Omoplata

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Having set up the omoplata, Professor Rene now shows how to finish. After locking his legs, he escapes his to the outside and then extends his legs to push his opponent down. Now he can switch his legs to S position and sit up to finish the omoplata.

Inside the University 781 - Omo Plata Setup from Classic Guard

Inside the University 781 - Omo Plata Setup from Classic Guard

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Before getting into some variations on finishing the omo plata, Professor Rene shows a basic omo plata setup from the classic collar and sleeve guard. With one knee up against the shoulder, he shifts his hips to the other side, puts the hand in his 'back pocket' and throws his leg over the arm. Here he can grab the belt, adjust his position and lock his legs to secure the omo plata.

Inside the University 768 - De La Riva Lift to Armbar

Inside the University 768 - De La Riva Lift to Armbar

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Now while in De La Riva guard, Victor's opponent keeps his base low so Victor tries to lift him overhead. His opponent reacts by dropping his weight til his knee is on the floor. From here Victor just places his foot on the hip and throws his other leg over the head to attack the armbar.