Dean Lister Footlock Machine 2 - Inside Straight Ankle Fundamental Footlock

Dean Lister Footlock Machine 2 - Inside Straight Ankle Fundamental Footlock

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Dean Lister kicks off with the fundamental foot lock, the inside straight ankle footlock. He talks about how all leg attacks can be categorized by his system of knee attacks, ankle locks, toe holds, compression locks, and heel hooks as is easily remembered by the acronym "KATCH." He explains that the straight ankle lock is the most fundamental leg attack and breaks down the mechanics of how pressure is applied to the joint, how to position your opponent's foot for maximum leverage, and shares tips on how to maximize the efficiency to finish the inside straight ankle foot lock.


White Belt University 5.1 Passing from the Knees - Classic Closed Guard Opening on the Knee and Underhook Pass

White Belt University 5.1 Passing from the Knees - Classic Closed Guard Opening on the Knee and Underhook Pass

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Saulo teaches how to hold proper posture in your opponent's closed guard, how to open the closed guard with the classic opening on the knees, and how to pass your opponent's guard with the single underhook guard pass.

Inside the University 40 - Same Side Knee Block Pass and Knee Slide Combo against Three Quarters Guard

Inside the University 40 - Same Side Knee Block Pass and Knee Slide Combo against Three Quarters Guard

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Saulo teaches the same side knee block pass and the knee slide pass as a combination to approach your opponent when in their three quarters guard. It's important to use the same side knee to act as a block to immobilize your opponent's hip while kicking your other leg out like a whip when going for the same side knee pass.

Inside the University 33 - Torreada Pass to Knee on Belly

Inside the University 33 - Torreada Pass to Knee on Belly

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Xande teaches how to set up the torreada and pass your opponent's guard when they frame against your shoulder to defend against the pass. It is easier to finish the pass by going for the knee on belly first when your opponent is framing against your shoulder rather than going straight into side control.

Inside the University 29 - Seatbelt Pass

Inside the University 29 - Seatbelt Pass

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Saulo teaches the seatbelt pass with a grip on your opponent's belt and applying pressure to your opponent's hip to hinder their mobility and pass their guard.

Inside the University 28 - X Pass

Inside the University 28 - X Pass

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The X pass goes well in combination with the knee cross pass. When your opponent over commits to defend against the knee cross, pass their guard with the X pass instead.

Inside the University 27.2 - Leg Rope to Switchback Pass to Armbar

Inside the University 27.2 - Leg Rope to Switchback Pass to Armbar

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Rodrigo Pagani, our guest instructor and multiple time Master's black belt world champion, provides us with how to stop our opponent from coming up to their knees and how to switchback to pass on your opponent's opposite side and finish up the pass with an armbar.

Inside the University 27.1 - Finishing the Classic Leg Rope Pass

Inside the University 27.1 - Finishing the Classic Leg Rope Pass

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Rodrigo Pagani, our guest instructor and multiple time Master's black belt world champion, provides us with some extra details on how to distribute your weight to finish the classic leg rope pass.

Inside the University 26 - Four Leg Rope Pass Variations

Inside the University 26 - Four Leg Rope Pass Variations

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Saulo teaches four variations to the leg rope pass with two ways to finish the classic leg rope pass to your opponent's side control by going to their front side, the leg rope pass to mount, and the leg rope pass to your opponent's back side to establish side control. The key to a successful leg rope pass lies in being able to immobilize your opponent's hips by utilizing heavy pressure with your shoulder.

Inside the University 25 - Technical Knee Cross and Power Knee Cross Pass

Inside the University 25 - Technical Knee Cross and Power Knee Cross Pass

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Xande teaches 2 variations to the knee cross pass. The technical knee cross pass is the position as seen in the Jiu Jitsu University book using the same side lapel and cutting at an angle to clear your knee at or below your opponent's knee. The power knee cross uses a cross collar grip near your opponent's neck and emphasizes driving the knee straight to the floor. Your grips can be used to keep your opponent's back flat on the mats while you free your leg to complete the pass.

Inside the University 21.2 - Esgrima to Switchover Pass

Inside the University 21.2 - Esgrima to Switchover Pass

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Saulo shows how to transition into the switchover pass from a failed esgrima pass where your opponent is able to re-establish a butterfly hook during your pass attempt. It's important to maintain the pressure on your opponent through you shoulder as you hop up and over their legs to complete the pass.

Inside the University 21 - Esgrima Pass and Superhold Grip Pass to Mount

Inside the University 21 - Esgrima Pass and Superhold Grip Pass to Mount

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Saulo teaches the esgrima pass and superhold grip pass combination and covers a lot of details such as how to distribute your weight when performing the esgrima pass, where to apply pressure on your opponent, and how to transition into the superhold grip pass when your opponent has a hold of your wrist.