Xande No Gi Passing System 5 - Double Under Hip Control Pass with Hip Grip

Xande No Gi Passing System 5 - Double Under Hip Control Pass with Hip Grip

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Sometimes it will not be possible to get a deep stack with the neck grip as shown in the previous lesson. It's also possible that your opponent may begin posting on your body to push you away as you're making your double under pass attempt. In that case, Xande teaches a shallow hip grip that can be used complete the double under stack pass.


Xande No Gi Passing System 4 - Double Under Hip Stack Pass

Xande No Gi Passing System 4 - Double Under Hip Stack Pass

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Xande teaches the traditional double under pass with a hip stack to pass your opponent's guard. This guard pass goes well in combination with the previous three lessons in this series.

Xande No Gi Passing System 3 - Forcing Half Guard Super Hold to Esgrima Pass

Xande No Gi Passing System 3 - Forcing Half Guard Super Hold to Esgrima Pass

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Often times it can be very difficult to control your opponent's hips enough to go straight for the pass. In many situations you may find it easier to force the half guard first to work your guard passes from there. In this lesson Xande teaches how to force the half guard super hold grip and then transitioning into the esgrima pass.

Xande No Gi Passing System 2 - Double Over Hip Block Pass with Shin Control

Xande No Gi Passing System 2 - Double Over Hip Block Pass with Shin Control

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Xande utilizes the same pass as the previous lesson but often times your opponent may push your head and stay strong with the hooks to defend the pass. In this case, we transition to the shin control to find our way around the hooks for the pass.

Xande No Gi Passing System 1 - Double Over Leg Squeeze Pass

Xande No Gi Passing System 1 - Double Over Leg Squeeze Pass

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Xande shares one of the first no gi passes that worked really well for him during his transition from gi to no gi. The double over leg squeeze pass combines the right element of pressure to consistently control your opponent's hips to make the pass.

Inside the University 127 - Passing Off the Guard Pull Drill with Knee Slice and Same Side Knee Cross Pass

Inside the University 127 - Passing Off the Guard Pull Drill with Knee Slice and Same Side Knee Cross Pass

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Saulo teaches a drill to set up the guard pass right off the guard pull. This drill will help build the appropriate reaction time to respond to the guard pull with a guard pass.

JJU 33-2 Dangers of Circling against the Inverted Guard

JJU 33-2 Dangers of Circling against the Inverted Guard

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In this lesson we learn that the inverted guard can be especially dangerous when we try to stack our opponent when they are already underneath you with the inverted guard. This gives them the option to sweep you in various ways and so we learn how to avoid this situation.

JJU 33-0 to 33-2 Passing Inverted Guard with Hip Drag Pass

JJU 33-0 to 33-2 Passing Inverted Guard with Hip Drag Pass

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In this lesson Saulo shows some possible threats from the inverted guard and teaches how to use a pass similar to a leg drag but instead with a grip on the hip. After dragging our opponent's hip back to the mat, we are in a much better position to pass without having to deal with the dangers of sweeps from the inverted guard.

JJU 31-03 Sit Up Guard Pass with Under Hook to Knee Slice

JJU 31-03 Sit Up Guard Pass with Under Hook to Knee Slice

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Once the underhook is established against the sit up guard, we can choose a variety of ways to transition into a guard pass. In this lesson we establish the underhook then go for the knee slice pass to end up in side control.

JJU 31-02 Sit Up Guard Pass with Underhook to Mount

JJU 31-02 Sit Up Guard Pass with Underhook to Mount

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Saulo teaches how to transition directly into the mount when your opponent sits up to establish the sit up guard. Being able to establish the underhook requires good timing of reaction but once it is established, there are many options to pass this position.

JJU 26-10 Two on One Leg Drag Pass

JJU 26-10 Two on One Leg Drag Pass

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Saulo shows a fundamental leg drag pass with a two one one grip on your opponent's leg. In this fundamental overview of the leg drag, he stresses the foundation of the pass which is to create the right angle as you go for the leg drag to ensure that your opponent has a harder time trying to recover their open guard.

JJU 26-08 Torreando Pass Variation against a Shin to Shin Hook

JJU 26-08 Torreando Pass Variation against a Shin to Shin Hook

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The torreando (bullfighter) pass can take some time to build the necessary timing of reaction as it is a pass that requires you to feel and anticipate your opponent's movement and reaction to your movements. In this case we learn a variation to the torreando pass where your opponent is controlling with just one butterfly hook. Instead of backing away or trying to apply pressure to your opponent's frame, we simply change the angle of the hook with a simple pivot and stiff arm to pass straight to the knee on belly position.