Inside the University 885 - Wheel Pass

Inside the University 885 - Wheel Pass

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Xande shows one of his favorite guard passes when his opponent is playing a collar guard. His first reaction is to make a collar and pants grip. Now he must leverage his opponent so he is sitting on his butt, making it easier to spin him. He uses his grips to turn him like a steering while, while dropping his forearm to the mat and his head under the chin. Now he can establish side control and secure the pass.


Inside the University 884 - Mobility Side Roll Warm Up Drill

Inside the University 884 - Mobility Side Roll Warm Up Drill

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To warm up, Xande introduces a mobility drill where he continually rolls over his side. He first leads with his hips, then follows with his torso, while keeping his feet connected to the floor at all times.

Inside the University 883 - Xande Sparring with Rafael Lovato Jr.

Inside the University 883 - Xande Sparring with Rafael Lovato Jr.

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Two BJJ legends, Xande and Rafael Lovato Jr. have a sparring session.

Inside the University 882 - Rafael Lovato Jr. Sparring with Nick Schrock

Inside the University 882 - Rafael Lovato Jr. Sparring with Nick Schrock

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Rafael Lovato Jr. and Nick Schrock spar during class at the University,

Inside the University 881 - Xande Sparring with Papalegua

Inside the University 881 - Xande Sparring with Papalegua

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Xande spars with his student Papalegua, who is also a Capoeira master.

Inside the University 880 - Where to Position Your Knee on the Belly

Inside the University 880 - Where to Position Your Knee on the Belly

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Now both Saulo and Xande share their personal preferences of where they like to position their knees to keep good knee on belly control. Saulo has shorter legs and prefers a lower position, where as Xande prefers to keep his up higher toward the chest. Each offers its advantages and disadvantages.

Inside the University 879 - Establishing and Escaping Knee on Belly

Inside the University 879 - Establishing and Escaping Knee on Belly

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First Saulo goes over getting to knee on belly from side control, by first going hip to hip on his opponent and then sliding his knee up to the belly. To escape when on bottom, he turns away and brings his knee and elbow together, as he did during the kick the door movement, and uses his leverage to push off and turn back into his opponent to attack the single leg.

Inside the University 878 - Kick the Door Warm Up

Inside the University 878 - Kick the Door Warm Up

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To begin this week's lesson on knee on the belly, Sensei Saulo warms up the class with the Kick the Door movement from the tiger routine. During the lesson, he will show how this movement can be applied to protecting yourself while trying to escape the knee on belly.

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.

Victor Hugo No Gi Worlds 2019 Series 3 - Ankle Pick Sweep

Victor Hugo No Gi Worlds 2019 Series 3 - Ankle Pick Sweep

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Victor is playing the seated guard and pulls his opponent's head down, causing him to react by posturing back up. Victor uses this opportunity to grab the heel and push his opponent back as he comes up to finish the ankle pick sweep.

Victor Hugo No Gi Worlds 2019 Series 2 - Jumping Guard Pass

Victor Hugo No Gi Worlds 2019 Series 2 - Jumping Guard Pass

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This is one Victor's favorite passes to use when his opponent is playing a sit up guard. First he grabs the heels and lifts his opponent's legs to roll him on his back. His opponent will react by sitting back up, and when he does, Victor jumps to the side and looks to establish his guard pass.

Victor Hugo No Gi Worlds 2019 Series 1 - Muscle Sweep to Triangle Choke

Victor Hugo No Gi Worlds 2019 Series 1 - Muscle Sweep to Triangle Choke

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In this series, Victor Hugo goes over some of the techniques he used on the way to become Absolute Champion at the 2019 No Gi Worlds. First is a submission from the closed guard. When his opponent stands up, he wraps the leg and goes for the muscle sweep, but his opponent does not accept the sweep and tries to get back up. Victor now uses the space to pull his leg out and throw it over the shoulder to lock a triangle choke.