Inside the University 148 - Headquarters Shotgun Pass to Saulo Choke or Side Smash Pass

Inside the University 148 - Headquarters Shotgun Pass to Saulo Choke or Side Smash Pass

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Saulo teaches how to pass with the shotgun pass from the headquarters position and transition immediately into the Saulo choke. If your opponent is able to trace your legs with a hook when you go for the shotgun, he teaches to transition to the side smash pass instead to complete the pass.


Inside the University 141 - Double Overs Hip Switch Pass and Double Overs Sprawl Smash Pass against Butterfly Guard

Inside the University 141 - Double Overs Hip Switch Pass and Double Overs Sprawl Smash Pass against Butterfly Guard

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Saulo covers the fundamentals on recovering to a neutral position from the double overs position and teaches how to transition into two different passes using the double overs control to dominate your opponent's hips. In this lesson we learn to go to either direction, using a hip switch to go backwards or a sideways sprawl to work a smash pass against the butterfly guard.

Inside the University 136 - Rolling Loop Choke from Open Guard with Rodrigo Pagani

Inside the University 136 - Rolling Loop Choke from Open Guard with Rodrigo Pagani

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Rodrigo Pagani shares a lesson while visiting at the University of Jiu Jitsu. In this lesson, he teaches a rolling loop choke that he has used at the highest levels of black belt competition with success. Similar to a guillotine but with a lapel grip, we establish our grips and lunge for a roll over our opponent to set up this spectacular submission.

JT Torres Series 8 - Seat Belt Pass or X Pass Variation

JT Torres Series 8 - Seat Belt Pass or X Pass Variation

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The seatbelt pass is a basic but highly effective at all levels of jiu jitsu. It is a past that allows you to initiate your game and attack before your opponent can establish their grips and start their attacks

Xande No Gi Passing System 13 - Breaking the Double Under Butterfly Clinch and Forcing Half Guard

Xande No Gi Passing System 13 - Breaking the Double Under Butterfly Clinch and Forcing Half Guard

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Xande covers how to behave against the double under butterfly clinch, how to break the hold, and how to force the half guard.

Xande No Gi Passing System 12 - Failed Opposite Side Smash to Forced Half against Knee Shield

Xande No Gi Passing System 12 - Failed Opposite Side Smash to Forced Half against Knee Shield

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Following our opponents reaction we may be unable to complete the opposite side smash and need to settle for the forced half guard.

Xande No Gi Passing System 11 - Side Smash to Opposite Side against Knee Shield

Xande No Gi Passing System 11 - Side Smash to Opposite Side against Knee Shield

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Xande teaches how to adapt your side smash against the knee shield or three quarters guard. By using your opponent's reaction, we divert the leg to kill the frame and pressure their leg to find the side smash position.

Xande No Gi Passing System 10 - Smash Pass Attempt to Opposite Side Half Guard Transition

Xande No Gi Passing System 10 - Smash Pass Attempt to Opposite Side Half Guard Transition

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In this lesson Xande begins to piece the previous few lessons together with another transition. This time we start with a side smash pass attempt then transition into the opposite side half guard instead. By having multiple options for each scenario, it allows us to react with the best possible response based off your opponent's actions.

Xande No Gi Passing System 9 - Forcing Half Guard Transition from Side Smash Pass

Xande No Gi Passing System 9 - Forcing Half Guard Transition from Side Smash Pass

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Xande teaches how to force the half guard off of a failed or attempted side smash pass. Sometimes your opponent may have a very good open guard and defense against your passing attempts. If you're having trouble with the pass, it may make for a better opportunity to pass to force the half guard guard game which they may not be good at.

Xande No Gi Passing System 8 - Side Smash Posture from Headquarters

Xande No Gi Passing System 8 - Side Smash Posture from Headquarters

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Xande goes into detail on how your body should be positioned and applying weight to your opponent from the headquarters position to transition into the side smash pass. We learn that your body must compensate for your opponent's actions in order to apply the right pressure throughout the pass.

Xande No Gi Passing System 7 - Transition to Side Smash Pass

Xande No Gi Passing System 7 - Transition to Side Smash Pass

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In this lesson Xande teaches how to transition into the side smash pass. He explains that you can often transition into this pass off of a failed double over pass when your opponent begins to push your body away with their hands or their butterfly hooks. The side smash pass is a very versatile pass that can be found in many situations and used to chain your combinations of passes together in an effective way.

Xande No Gi Passing System 6 - Failed Double Over to Single Over Pass

Xande No Gi Passing System 6 - Failed Double Over to Single Over Pass

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Your opponent may effectively control your hands to prevent you from getting a good grip from the double overs and to stop the stack. In this case Xande teaches how to transition into a single over pass to focus more on total hip control without getting a deep stack to make your pass.