JJU 27-0 to 27-01 Butterfly Guard Pass Drill and Wet Blanket Drill

JJU 27-0 to 27-01 Butterfly Guard Pass Drill and Wet Blanket Drill

Add to Favorites 901 Remove From Favorites 3088 days ago

In this chapter we learn how to pass the butterfly guard and we start with a lesson on how to distribute your weight to neutralize the butterfly hooks when your opponent attempts to sweep you.

JJU 34-0 to 34-2 Passing X-Guard with the Break and Pass

JJU 34-0 to 34-2 Passing X-Guard with the Break and Pass

Add to Favorites 926 Remove From Favorites 3094 days ago

Xande teaches a way to break and pass the x-guard. In this pass we pivot of our hips to break our opponent's control with his hooks and pass the x guard.

JJU 25-13 Double Underhook Hop Pass Variation

JJU 25-13 Double Underhook Hop Pass Variation

Add to Favorites 799 Remove From Favorites 3205 days ago

This Double Underhook Pass is quick and works well when your opponent is spending a lot of his energy to keep his legs open and driving down in an attempt to prevent your more classical double under pass by stacking. Instead of muscling your opponent's legs, hop over their legs instead to secure the side control.

JJU 25-21 to 25-22 Closed Guard Break with Knee Up the Middle and Opening Against Double Underhooks

JJU 25-21 to 25-22 Closed Guard Break with Knee Up the Middle and Opening Against Double Underhooks

Add to Favorites 797 Remove From Favorites 3211 days ago

In this lesson we learn two ways to open your opponent's closed guard. The Knee up the Middle guard break uses your knee as a wedge to create space to force open the legs. It's a simple but highly effective solution for forcing open the closed guard against opponents with longer legs. We also learn how to deal with opening the closed guard when your opponent is hugging on to you like an overly-cuddly sloth or koala bear with the double underhooks.

JJU 25-19 to 25-20 Standing Closed Guard Break with Same Side Sleeve Grip

JJU 25-19 to 25-20 Standing Closed Guard Break with Same Side Sleeve Grip

Add to Favorites 808 Remove From Favorites 3213 days ago

In this lesson Saulo teaches how to break your opponent's closed guard when you have the same side sleeve by standing to create space. We also learn to force open the closed guard using both hands if your opponent manages to free your sleeve grip.

JJU 25-17 to 25-18 Standing Closed Guard Break with Hip Pressure

JJU 25-17 to 25-18 Standing Closed Guard Break with Hip Pressure

Add to Favorites 923 Remove From Favorites 3216 days ago

Saulo explains how to break your opponent's closed guard by standing and applying pressure to your opponent's hips. Bracing off of their hips allows us to move away backwards and, with the right angle of your hips, create the necessary pressure to force our opponent's legs open to break the closed guard.

JJU 25-08 Basic Single Underhook Closed Guard Break

JJU 25-08 Basic Single Underhook Closed Guard Break

Add to Favorites 970 Remove From Favorites 3267 days ago

Saulo teaches how to set up the basic single underhook to break your opponent's closed guard. This lesson can be found on page 202 of the JJU book.

JJU 25-05, 25-06 Blocking the Triangle in Closed Guard

JJU 25-05, 25-06 Blocking the Triangle in Closed Guard

Add to Favorites 1433 Remove From Favorites 3268 days ago

Saulo explains the proper preventative posture and grips to block your opponent from setting up the triangle from closed guard.

JJU 25-0, 25-01 Blocking Collar and Cross-Collar Grips

JJU 25-0, 25-01 Blocking Collar and Cross-Collar Grips

Add to Favorites 1140 Remove From Favorites 3269 days ago

Saulo explains how to block your opponent's attempt from establishing a collar grip when you are in your opponent's closed guard and how to defeat your opponent's cross-collar grip in the closed guard.

JJU 25-03 Escaping Over-the-Shoulder Belt Grip

JJU 25-03 Escaping Over-the-Shoulder Belt Grip

Add to Favorites 733 Remove From Favorites 3270 days ago

Saulo explains how to escape the over the shoulder belt grip when your opponent has you in their closed guard. This lesson can be found on page 196 of the JJU book.

JJU 25-12 Double Underhook Pass

JJU 25-12 Double Underhook Pass

Add to Favorites 854 Remove From Favorites 3271 days ago

Saulo teaches the double underhook pass where both arms are underhooking your opponent's legs. This lesson can be found on page 209 of the JJU book.

JJU 25-02 Overhook Guard Escape

JJU 25-02 Overhook Guard Escape

Add to Favorites 819 Remove From Favorites 3272 days ago

Saulo teaches how to escape from the overhook guard when your opponent has you in their closed guard with an overwrap grip on your arm. This lesson can be found on page 195 of the JJU book.