JJU 15-09 Triangle from Classic Open Guard

JJU 15-09 Triangle from Classic Open Guard

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In this lesson Xande teaches the triangle setup from the classic open guard. It is a fundamental technique but works effectively at all belt levels.

JJU 18-09 Palm Up Palm Down Cross Collar Choke From Closed and Butterfly Guard

JJU 18-09 Palm Up Palm Down Cross Collar Choke From Closed and Butterfly Guard

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Xande teaches how to set up the palm up palm down choke from the closed guard and butterfly guard. With the butterfly guard setup, we learn how to bait our opponent into thinking that they can pass the butterfly guard only to fall right into our cross collar trap to get the finish.

JJU 24-06 to 24-07 Kimura from Half Guard

JJU 24-06 to 24-07 Kimura from Half Guard

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Xande teaches how to set up the kimura submission from the half guard. We learn the importance of walking our shoulders forward to create the right angle and leverage to torque the submission.

JJU 18-08 Classic Palm Up Palm Up Cross Choke from Butterfly Guard and Closed Guard

JJU 18-08 Classic Palm Up Palm Up Cross Choke from Butterfly Guard and Closed Guard

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Xande teaches how to set up the classic palm up palm up cross choke from the closed guard and butterfly guard. This is a highly effective submission from white to black belt but we must be careful to fine tune the small details that will increase your success with the submission.

JJU 15-08 Brabo Choke from Closed Guard

JJU 15-08 Brabo Choke from Closed Guard

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Xande teaches the classic brabo choke from closed guard. Timing your opponent's resistance is the key to setting up a successful brabo choke. Using your collar chokes in combination to the brabo choke will also help to stay one step ahead of your opponent and increase your odds of catching them in a submission.

JJU 15-07 Armbar to Cross Choke from Closed Guard

JJU 15-07 Armbar to Cross Choke from Closed Guard

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Xande teaches how to follow up a classic armbar with a cross choke submission. We can use these two submissions in a combination attack to try to catch our opponent off guard and finish the fight.

JJU 15-06 Classic Armbar from Guard

JJU 15-06 Classic Armbar from Guard

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The classic armbar is one of the most effective way to submit your opponent from the guard from white to black belt. Although there are many ways to set up different armbars, this variation is one of the most fundamental ways to set up the submission.

JJU 40-2 Brabo Choke to Armlock from Half Guard

JJU 40-2 Brabo Choke to Armlock from Half Guard

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Sometimes it may be very difficult to establish the right angle to finish the brabo choke. In this case we can transition to an armlock to finish for the submission. You can switch between the choke and arm lock to overwhelm your opponent and catch them off guard to establish the submission.

JJU 40-1 Brabo Choke from Half Guard

JJU 40-1 Brabo Choke from Half Guard

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Xande teaches how to set up the brabo lapel choke from the half guard. In this submission we use how to use our opponent's lapel against them to set up a strong submission.

JJU 38-09 Baseball Choke from Side Control

JJU 38-09 Baseball Choke from Side Control

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Xande teaches how to set up the baseball choke from side control. Often times it can be difficult to establish an attack with traditional grips. In this case it's great to have options with your grips when attacking for submissions.

JJU 39-1 Clock Choke from Top Turtle

JJU 39-1 Clock Choke from Top Turtle

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Xande teaches the fundamental setup to the clock choke when you're on the top turtle position.

JJU 15-04 Closed Guard Overwrap to Back Take

JJU 15-04 Closed Guard Overwrap to Back Take

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This fundamental back take from the closed guard overwrap position can be a good way to set up a number of other attacks. The overwrap position is a very strong fundamental position and being able to establish it will provide you with many options to threaten submission and sweeps.