Inside the University 983 - Anticipating the Guard Pass

Inside the University 983 - Anticipating the Guard Pass

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Now Saulo covers how to prevent your opponent from passing by first anticipating the pass and reacting. He falls to his side with his elbows in and his shield up. Next he bridges and then uses can move in a few different ways to either sit up for the underhook, spin to recover guard or turn belly down.


Inside the University 982 - Breaking Down Your Weight Distribution While Passing

Inside the University 982 - Breaking Down Your Weight Distribution While Passing

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Saulo works 1-on-1 with a student and really breaks down where he needs to apply his weight and pressure while passing, not only on his opponent, but his own body as well.

Inside the University 981 - Passing Guard when Opponent Has a Pant Grip on Your Leg

Inside the University 981 - Passing Guard when Opponent Has a Pant Grip on Your Leg

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Now Saulo is looking to pass the guard while his opponent controls his leg with a pant grip. He first twists his body toward the trapped leg, lowers his base and places his hands on the knee and torso. He steps his free leg to the side as his other shin cuts across his opponent's leg, and he looks for the pass from here.

Inside the University 980 - Stepping to the Side and Initiating the Pass

Inside the University 980 - Stepping to the Side and Initiating the Pass

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To start off this lesson, Sensei Saulo shows how he steps to the side to create the angle he needs to pass the guard. Once he's to the side, Saulo uses his weight to push the knees in and cause a reaction from his opponent. From here he shows four different guard pass set ups he can use.

Inside the University 979 - Passing a High Knee Shield

Inside the University 979 - Passing a High Knee Shield

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This time Gustavo's opponent is playing a high knee shield guard with his knee up at Gustavo's chest, making it difficult to smash as he did before. In this case he puts his knee through the legs, controls the belt and brings his hips up high so can bend down and get his torso over the knee. Now he looks to smash and finish his pass by bringing his knee through.

Inside the University 978 - Controlling the Upper Body While Passing

Inside the University 978 - Controlling the Upper Body While Passing

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Now Professor Gustavo shows a couple ways how he can use his free hand to control the upper body while he is passing the knee shield. One way is to make a collar grip and pull his opponent in so his torso is curled and he can't stretch himself away from you. Another way is to grab his opponent's wrist and pin it to the mat.

Inside the University 977 - Knee Cutting Through the Knee Shield

Inside the University 977 - Knee Cutting Through the Knee Shield

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In this lesson Professor Gustavo goes over some half guard passing, beginning with his opponent playing the knee shield. His first objective is to put pressure on his opponent and smash his legs together. He controls the belt with a tight elbow to the body and drives his head underneath the chine. With his weight on his toes, he looks to drive his knee through and work his knee cut pass.

Inside the University 976 - Half Guard Q&A

Inside the University 976 - Half Guard Q&A

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Nick wraps up class with a Q&A session where he answers any questions his students have about all the techniques taught during this lesson.

Inside the University 975 - Passing the Knee Shield Guard

Inside the University 975 - Passing the Knee Shield Guard

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Now Professor Nick goes over his knee shield guard pass. His first step is to smash his opponent's knees together by dropping the weight of his chest on them. Now he hooks the top foot with his arm and pins it against against the butt by grabbing the belt. From here Nick gets on his toes and works his way over to side control, always keeping his weight heavy.

Inside the University 974 - Berimbolo from Three Quarter Mount

Inside the University 974 - Berimbolo from Three Quarter Mount

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When attempting the half guard pass from the previous technique, Nick is having trouble freeing his foot so he drives his knee over to the mat and puts himself in a three quarter mount. He opens his free leg and turns so his chest is over the hips, then does a forward roll over his shoulder. He kicks the leg out in the roll to land on the back and secure back control.

Inside the University 973 - Half Guard Pass when Your Opponent Has the Underhook

Inside the University 973 - Half Guard Pass when Your Opponent Has the Underhook

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In this scenario, Nick's opponent is in half guard and is on his side with a good underhook. Instead of trying to battle for the pummel, Nick slides his outside arm between his opponent's arm and body, and switches his hips to flatten him with his side. Now he grabs his opponent's pants at the knee and can start working to free his leg and pass.

Inside the University 972 - Knee Cut Pass from Half Guard

Inside the University 972 - Knee Cut Pass from Half Guard

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Professor Nick Schrock begins this half guard lesson with a basic knee cut pass. His first objective is to flatten his opponent, establish head and underhook control with a Gable grip and apply heavy pressure with his shoulder. He uses his free leg to hook his opponent's leg and help free his knee from the half guard, until he is able to cut it to the outside and work his guard pass.