BJJ Grappling Jiu Jitsu X Guard Marcelo Guarcia Back Take Sweep

The Fundamentals of X-Guard

Popularized by the great Marcelo Garcia, the X-Guard is both a powerful and versatile guard that allows many attacking options. Before learning any of the...
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3 Unusual Ways to Open the Guard

Before a guard can be passed it has to be opened. These three techniques each employ a specific mechanic that makes it hard for...
BJJ Jiu Jitsu Grappling Guillotine Choke

A Detailed Guide to the Guillotine Choke

The Guillotine choke is one of those moves that is both extremely simple and quite complex. It's easy to do it badly and tap...