NEW WAVE JIU JITSU OPEN GUARD: SWEEPS AND REVERSALS

I am happy to announce the release of my latest instructional video from the NEW WAVE JIU…

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Open guard – so many possibilities

Open guard - so many possibilities - don’t restrict yourself: So many people start their…

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Two phase sweeps/reversals from open guard

Two phase sweeps/reversals from open guard: When we begin the study of Jiu jitsu we are…

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Started from the bottom, now we’re here

Started from the bottom, now we’re here: Too often jiu jitsu players work with an odd…

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I am very happy to announce the release today of my latest instructional video

I am very happy to announce the release today of my latest instructional video as the…

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My first two goals when I teach open guard

My first two goals when I teach open guard: Open guard is among the most difficult skills…

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Running Georges and Gordon through their guard retention/counter offense drills

Running Georges and Gordon through their guard retention/counter offense drills: Remember…

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It all begins with push and pull

It all begins with push and pull: Open guard is perhaps the most most quintessential…

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Open guard knees to chest

Open guard knees to chest: People talk about posture all the time in Jiu jitsu -…

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First contact – hands or feet?

First contact - hands or feet? Grappling is all about connection. No connection to an…

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Open guard is a four limbed beast – get your hands and feet working in unison

Open guard is a four limbed beast - get your hands and feet working in unison: when…

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When working from open guard – constantly seek to off balance your opponent forwards so that his hands go to the mat

When working from open guard - constantly seek to off balance your opponent forwards so…

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Supine and seated guards

Supine and seated guards: The foundation of the bottom game in Jiu jitsu is the guard…

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Distance control

Distance control: When you first go to engage an opponent from seated guard there are a…

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From open guard on a standing opponent

From open guard on a standing opponent: Dominate the head and dominate the space between…

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Open guard – off balancing forward and backwards

Open guard - off balancing forward and backwards: A distinguishing characteristic of…

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What scenarios must you be effective from in open guard?

What scenarios must you be effective from in open guard? The vast majority of guard play…

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Open guard is a four limbed beast – not two

Open guard is a four limbed beast - not two: The mistake complete beginners make when…

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