JJU 4-4 and 8-5 Reverse Kesa Gatame Survival to Reversal or Back Take

JJU 4-4 and 8-5 Reverse Kesa Gatame Survival to Reversal or Back Take

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This video contains lessons 4-4 Reverse Kesa Gatame (page 38) and 8-5 Escape from Reverse Kesa Gatame (Page 72) from the JJU Book. Rodrigo Pagani teaches how to survive and escape the reverse kesa gatame by using a hip bump reversal or to use the hip bump to take your opponent's back. This lesson is a variation to what is taught in the book as it ends in a reversal or back take but contains the same core concepts and movements as seen in the book. It's important to take preventative measures and to actively block the cross face in order to be able to initiate these escapes.

JJU 1-1, 1-2, and 6-0 The Scoop Back Escape

JJU 1-1, 1-2, and 6-0 The Scoop Back Escape

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Rodrigo Pagani teaches how to hand fight when your opponent has taken your back and initiate the scoop position to escape to a better position. Small details such as the placement of your elbows in your opponent's knee pit before kicking your leg can make a big difference on whether the escape is successful.

JJU 1-4 and 6-5 Surviving and Escaping Seatbelt Back Control by Falling to Positive Side

JJU 1-4 and 6-5 Surviving and Escaping Seatbelt Back Control by Falling to Positive Side

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This lesson was not in the JJU book but is an addition to the JJU video series. Rodrigo Pagani teaches how to survive and escape when your opponent has your back with the seatbelt grip. It is very important to note that we must always fall to the positive side (the side that your opponent has an underhook from the back) to initiate this escape as falling to the negative side will provide your opponent with more opportunities to control you and find submissions.

JJU 1-0 to 1-3, 6-0, 6-1, 6-4 Back Survival & Scoop and Escape

JJU 1-0 to 1-3, 6-0, 6-1, 6-4 Back Survival & Scoop and Escape

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This video contains lessons 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 6.0, 6.1, and 6.4. The topic of these videos include how to survive when your opponent has taken your back, how to posture and position in these situations, and how to escape the back using the scoop.

JJU 25-13 Double Under Pass Attempt to Over Under Pass

JJU 25-13 Double Under Pass Attempt to Over Under Pass

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This lesson is a similar variation to the lesson found in page 211 of the JJU book with the title "25-13 Double Underhook Pass Variation. "Xande explains how to transition into the over under pass from a double under pass attempt. Securing your opponent's hips before the crossface is an important detail that will ensure that your opponent cannot shrimp away from you to create space and defend the pass.

JJU 17-11 Collar Dragging Standing Opponent

JJU 17-11 Collar Dragging Standing Opponent

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Xande explains how to set up the collar drag when your opponent is looking to pass your guard with the torreada or other standing passes. This lesson can be found on page 137 under the title "17-11 Collar Drag off Torreando Defense"

JJU 17-11 Collar Dragging Opponent on Knees

JJU 17-11 Collar Dragging Opponent on Knees

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Xande teaches how to collar drag your opponent off of a failed scissor sweep attempt when your opponent is on their knees.

JJU 15-12 Flower Sweep

JJU 15-12 Flower Sweep

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Xande explains how to sweep your opponent from the closed guard using the Flower Sweep (similar to the pendulum sweep). The flower sweep utilizes the concept of driving your opponent's weight to one side to lighten the other, a concept that is utilized to achieve many other sweeps. This lesson can be found on page 115 of the JJU book.

JJU 16-03 Bailarina Sweep

JJU 16-03 Bailarina Sweep

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The Bailarina Sweep can be initiated when your opponent is standing in your closed guard. It is a good backup plan to transition into when your opponent defends against the Classic Underhook Sweep. The Bailarina Sweep is lesson 16-3 in page 121 of the JJU book with the title "Rollout Against Underhook Defense."

2 on 1 Guard Lesson 7/7 - Review of 2 on 1 Options

2 on 1 Guard Lesson 7/7 - Review of 2 on 1 Options

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Saulo covers some extra details and all of the options covered in the 2 on 1 Guard series. In this series we learn to set up the 2 on 1 guard and transition between multiple attacks to overwhelm your opponent. Many of the sweeps and submissions can be chained by using the scissor sweep as an initial attack to transition into the arm drag, triangle, armbar, or the omoplata.

2 on 1 Guard Lesson 6/7 - Omoplata

2 on 1 Guard Lesson 6/7 - Omoplata

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Saulo teaches how to set up the Omoplata from the 2 on 1 guard.

2 on 1 Guard Lesson 5/7 - Triangle or Omoplata

2 on 1 Guard Lesson 5/7 - Triangle or Omoplata

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Xande describes how to set up the triangle from the 2 on 1 guard and how to transition into the omoplata instead if your opponent postures away from your triangle submission attempt.