Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 8 - Negative Half Guard Kimura

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 8 - Negative Half Guard Kimura

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Xande covers a variation to the kimura from the negative half guard. The kimura is a very powerful arm hold that creates a threat that can be used to finish your opponent or to advance your passing or sweeping attempts.


Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passes 7 - Half Guard Kimura

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passes 7 - Half Guard Kimura

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In this lesson we learn to set up and finish the kimura from the half guard.

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 6 - Half Guard to Kimura or Straight Armlock

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 6 - Half Guard to Kimura or Straight Armlock

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When passing the half guard it's a good thing to work submissions in combination with your guard pass to keep your opponent on their toes. In this lesson we check out how to set up and finish the kimura or straight arm lock combination from the half guard.

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 5 - Classic Negative Half Guard Pass

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 5 - Classic Negative Half Guard Pass

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Xande teaches how to pass from the negative half guard. This negative side pass is highly effective and is a great option when you're having trouble passing with your knee slice or other half guard options.

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 4 - Half Guard Hip Switch Pass with Under Arm Control

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 4 - Half Guard Hip Switch Pass with Under Arm Control

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Sometimes it is necessary to make adjustments to our grips to better control our opponent during the hip switch pass. A fairly common situation is that your opponent may post against you as you try to switch your hips. In this case we use our arm to snake under our opponent's arm to establish an upper body control as we go for the hip switch.

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 3 - Half Guard Hip Switch Pass with Over Arm Control

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 3 - Half Guard Hip Switch Pass with Over Arm Control

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Xande teaches a couple of series to the hip switch half guard passes. We can use this pass to counter the lockdown or to pass the traditional half guard. The hip switch is a great option when you're unable to establish the esgrima grip or the superman hold on your opponent.

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 2 - Half Guard Esgrima Pass

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 2 - Half Guard Esgrima Pass

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In this lesson Xande shares a way to utilize the underhook to pass your opponent's half guard. By keeping our opponent flat on their back with the hook and our weight we are able to free our leg to progress to the pass. The underhook is an important component to the pass. If your opponent is able to re-establish the underhook, the pass will fail as it opens up the opportunity for them to move to your back.

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 1 - Half Guard Super Hold to Knee Slice Pass or Mount Transition

Xande's No Gi Half Guard Passing 1 - Half Guard Super Hold to Knee Slice Pass or Mount Transition

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In this series Xande shares a combination of half guard passes for no gi. These days it may be difficult to get a clean pass against the flexible and modern guard game. Forcing half guard and looking to pass from there may be ideal as it allows you to get past your opponent's leg and begin to apply pressure for the pass.

Wilson Reis UFC Fighter Favorites 11 - Kimura Roll Sweep to Kimura

Wilson Reis UFC Fighter Favorites 11 - Kimura Roll Sweep to Kimura

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Sometimes your opponent will be able to free themselves from the closed guard or half guard and you're left with just the key lock. Act fast and sweep your opponent in a rolling movement to get on top and finish the kimura submission.

Xande's Anti Wrestling No Gi Series 9 - Triangle from the Knee Shield

Xande's Anti Wrestling No Gi Series 9 - Triangle from the Knee Shield

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Xande teaches a triangle set up from the knee shield when your opponent is bearing down with a lot of weight. This technique is fairly advanced and can be difficult to master as a key element of its success is that your opponent must be giving you the correct reaction by applying lots of pressure on to you.

Inside the University 114 - Passing the Knee Shield Part 4 with Butt Flop Pass or Side Smash Pass

Inside the University 114 - Passing the Knee Shield Part 4 with Butt Flop Pass or Side Smash Pass

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Saulo wraps up the passing the knee shield series with two final passes to add to the combination of passes. In this lesson we learn to use the butt flop pass and the side smash pass to kill the knee shield and pass your opponent's three quarters guard.

Inside the University 112 - Passing the Knee Shield Part 2 with the Over Under Pass

Inside the University 112 - Passing the Knee Shield Part 2 with the Over Under Pass

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In this lesson we learn how to threaten passing the knee shield by combining the over under pass with the previous lesson.