Victor Hugo Series 5 - X-Guard Sweep to Leg Drag

Victor Hugo Series 5 - X-Guard Sweep to Leg Drag

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Using the same setup as before, Victor goes to the chair sweep and then spins to establish the X-guard. This time his opponent keeps more pressure and doesn't allow Victor to push him away for the sweep. Now Victor pulls the top leg over his head and grabs the belt, trapping the leg with his arm. His opponent stands up to prevent Victor from going to his back, but now he can easily knock him backward and come to the top in a perfect leg drag position.


Victor Hugo Series 4 - Chair Sweep Setup to X-Guard Sweep

Victor Hugo Series 4 - Chair Sweep Setup to X-Guard Sweep

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From an open guard with a collar and pants grip, Victor hooks his inside foot behind the thigh and pulls his opponent to make him step forward. Next he extends his leg and then bumps behind his opponent's other leg, forcing him to base on the mat and giving Victor the opportunity to swim his arm between the legs and get a deep half guard. He lets go of his pants grip and grabs under the leg to a chair sweep position, causing his opponent to lean forward to defend the sweep. Now he blocks the hips with his arm, spins to face his opponent while sliding his knee in between them. Here he has the leverage to place his X-guard hooks and push his opponent away so he can stand up and finish the sweep, ready to pass the guard.

Victor Hugo Series 3 - Single X-Guard Pass to Mount

Victor Hugo Series 3 - Single X-Guard Pass to Mount

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Once again from his opponent's single leg X-guard, Victor controls both legs, pulling the one on his hip and pushing the one hooking his thigh. When the hook is behind his knee, he turns his own knee in and windshield wipers his leg over the hook. Now he stretches the leg back away from him and drops his outside knee to the mat, placing himself in the three quarter mount. From here he can get his underhooks up high and free his leg to take the mount.

Victor Hugo Series 2 - Heavy Bolo Back Take

Victor Hugo Series 2 - Heavy Bolo Back Take

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Again from his opponent's single leg X-guard, Victor keeps a low base and peels the foot off his hip. He steps his outside leg back and pinches his knees on his opponent's leg. He grabs the belt and rolls over his shoulder, using his legs to roll his opponent with him. His inside leg becomes his first hook, and he makes a seat belt grip before throwing his second hook over and establishing back control.

Victor Hugo Series 1 - Single Leg X-Guard Pass

Victor Hugo Series 1 - Single Leg X-Guard Pass

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In this series, 7X World Champion and one of the top current Brown Belt Competitors, Victor Hugo shows some of his favorite techniques. First, from his opponent's single leg X-guard, Victor keeps a low base with his knee turned to the inside. He breaks his opponent's grip on his sleeve and then peels the foot off his hip. Now he plants his hand on the mat, long steps his leg back and establishes side control.

Inside the University 679 - Training Habits

Inside the University 679 - Training Habits

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Saulo speaks on the importance of switching up your training partners to break bad habits such as talking during training, and to experience a variety of styles. He also mentions the benefits of training with white belts to sharpen your techniques.

Inside the University 678 - Drilling the Choke

Inside the University 678 - Drilling the Choke

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From the mount, Saulo's first move is to drop his body to one side, putting his weight on his knee, opening the lapel and sliding his first grip to the neck. His knee will act as his base and his other leg will keep contact with his opponent's legs. Once his base is comfortable established, he grabs the other lapel and drops his forearm for the choke.

Inside the University 677 - Keys to Success

Inside the University 677 - Keys to Success

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Saulo speaks on the importance of believing in your technique and in yourself, and how to master positions by repetition.

Inside the University 676 - Choke from the Mount

Inside the University 676 - Choke from the Mount

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From the mount, Saulo's first move is to slide his hand up the collar and get his first grip, preferably with his thumb inside. He brings his knee up to the armpit and shifts his weight to the side of his gripping arm. From here, he grabs the other lapel wherever he can and pulls it tight as he opens his other elbow to sink in the choke.

Inside the University 675 - Resilience, Consistency and Friendship

Inside the University 675 - Resilience, Consistency and Friendship

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Saulo speaks on the importance of resilience, consistency and friendship along your Jiu Jitsu journey.

Inside the University 674 - Love for Jiu Jitsu

Inside the University 674 - Love for Jiu Jitsu

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To open class, Saulo speaks on the importance of having a love for Jiu Jitsu, training with his brother Xande, and what it takes to be a champion.

Inside the University 673 - Taking the Back from the Guard Pass

Inside the University 673 - Taking the Back from the Guard Pass

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Now Gustavo can do any of his passes, but once he gets to the side, his opponent tries to escape by turning away from him. First he grabs his seat belt and brings his knee up high behind his opponent's head. With his legs in the S position, he lifts his opponent onto his leg and keeps his elbow tight to his thigh. He throws his top hook over and pulls him back as he rolls to the other side, giving him the space to throw in his second hook and establish back control.