Inside the University 1002 - Knee Cut Pass

Inside the University 1002 - Knee Cut Pass

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Answering a student's question on how to knee cut pass, Nick shows his preferred method. Starting from a headquarters position, he controls the outside lapel and inside knee, and cracks the whip to force his opponent on his side. This is when he cuts his knee across and begins his pressure passing. He also discusses how each person will adapt different ways to perform the same technique based on their body and abilities.

Inside the University 1001 - Avoiding the Knee Shield

Inside the University 1001 - Avoiding the Knee Shield

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Summing up the lesson, Nick talks about a doing proper knee cut pass which would be avoiding the knee shield all together. That should be the ultimate goal, but obviously won't always happen, which is when sprawling on the knee to pass comes into play.

Inside the University 1000 - Knowing When to Sprawl

Inside the University 1000 - Knowing When to Sprawl

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Nick watches students work the pass and corrects key details to the sprawl. The big point is to anticipate when your opponent will be trying to replace the half guard and sprawling on his leg to smash him.

Inside the University 999 - Smashing the Knee Shield

Inside the University 999 - Smashing the Knee Shield

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In this scenario, Nick is working his knee cut pass but his opponent has a good knee shield in blocking him from passing. Rather than trying to fight through it, Nick sprawls and drops his weight to smash the knee. His opponent reacts by straightening his leg in effort to replace half guard, so Nick times it and sprawls again to get away from the leg. Now he can work his way to the side and pass.

Inside the University 998 - Refining the Stack Pass Recovery Drill

Inside the University 998 - Refining the Stack Pass Recovery Drill

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Nick corrects some mistakes his students are making on the drill and answers questions on how to perform the movement properly. He also explains how to incorporate the drill into an actual training scenario.

Inside the University 997 - Stack Pass Guard Recovery Drill

Inside the University 997 - Stack Pass Guard Recovery Drill

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Now for another guard recovery drill, Nick has one knee between him and his opponent, and his opponent is swimming his arm under the other leg to stack and pass. Nick shows how he can push his opponent's elbow to gain better leverage with his leg and turn his hips to recover his guard.

Inside the University 996 - Feet on the Hips Guard Retention Drill

Inside the University 996 - Feet on the Hips Guard Retention Drill

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To start the lesson, Professor Nick Schrock shows a guard retention drill to work on keeping your opponent in front of you. While on your back, your opponent steps around to the side. Your outside foot comes up to his hip and you use him as leverage to square yourself up to him. He moves to the other side and you repeat.

Inside the University 995 - Nick Schrock Sparring

Inside the University 995 - Nick Schrock Sparring

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Nick Schrock spars with one of his students.

Josh Hinger Guillotine Series 2 - Guillotine Setup to Anaconda Choke

Josh Hinger Guillotine Series 2 - Guillotine Setup to Anaconda Choke

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In this situation, Josh has sprawled on his opponent after he shot on him. After securing his guillotine grip, Josh sits into his "Gangster" guard and is able to put his opponent on his side with very limited mobility. Here Josh is able to trap arm with his legs and drag it across the neck, so he can lock up a tight anaconda choke.

Inside the University 994 - Single Leg Entry After Breaking Opponent's Collar Grip

Inside the University 994 - Single Leg Entry After Breaking Opponent's Collar Grip

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Now Nick shows a single leg takedown entry when his opponent has a collar grip on him. After first breaking the grip, Nick can pull the arm up as he lowers his level and grabs the leg. He makes sure to keep his head up and pinned to his opponent's body so he doesn't get guillotined.

Inside the University 993 - Recovering Guard from Turtle by Sitting Back

Inside the University 993 - Recovering Guard from Turtle by Sitting Back

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Another way to recover from turtle is by sitting back and bring your legs through to the front. A common scenario Nick will use this technique is after a failed shot with his opponent sprawling on top of him. By using this sit back method, he can recover and face his opponent.

Inside the University 992 - Recovering Guard from Turtle by Rolling

Inside the University 992 - Recovering Guard from Turtle by Rolling

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Nick answers a question on how to recover guard from turtle. In this case his opponent is on his side as he is turtled, so he rolls over the shoulder his opponent is by and turns to face him with his legs open so he can recover guard.