Easy Sweep And Back Take From Closed Guard by Giancarlo Bodoni

Today I am here with my good friend Giancarlo Bodoni.  Giancarlo is a brown belt under Lucas Lepri, he placed second in the worlds as a brown belt in the gi and he just won the 2019 No Gi World Championships at brown belt.  Giancarlo is also an instructor at my academy and he just Read more about Easy Sweep And Back Take From Closed Guard by Giancarlo Bodoni[…]

Understanding The Closed Guard by Gordon Ryan

Guys today I am here with none other than Gordan Ryan.  I think that most of you are familiar with him but for those who are not he is one of the best competitors in the world right now and he is one of BJJ-Fanatics best-selling instructors.  Gordon is not only a great competitor, he Read more about Understanding The Closed Guard by Gordon Ryan[…]

The Williams Guard Armbar by Shawn Williams

Today I am here with Shawn Williams which is a huge honor for me.  Shawn is one of the guys that always used to commentate my matches on Budo Videos when they used to stream the worlds.  He was promoted to black belt by Renzo Gracie on the same day as John Danaher and many Read more about The Williams Guard Armbar by Shawn Williams[…]

Breaking The Closed Guard Posture No-Gi For White Belt by Shawn Williams

Guys today I am here with Shawn Williams, Shawn is one of the most well known American Black Belts and instructors.  You may have heard him commentating on matches before during the worlds.   Shawn was promoted to black belt on the same day as the great John Danaher.  I’m super excited to have him on Read more about Breaking The Closed Guard Posture No-Gi For White Belt by Shawn Williams[…]

Great Detail To Open The Closed Guard by Daniel McCarthy

Today I am here with a good friend of mine, Daniel McCarthy, who trains at my academy in Bedford, MA.  Daniel is a black belt and he is 50 years old, he is one of the nicest guys and he is very tough.  Daniel rolls with all of the guys in our academy, the young Read more about Great Detail To Open The Closed Guard by Daniel McCarthy[…]

Closed Guard Sequence by Chris Haueter

Today I am here at Chris Haueter’s school again, Chris is one of the first 5 Americans to receive a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  He received his black belt in 1996, I did not even start bjj till 2001, that is something crazy to think about.  Chris is also an artist and if Read more about Closed Guard Sequence by Chris Haueter[…]

The Muriplata From Closed Guard by Junior Mesquita

Today I am here with Junior Mesquita his nickname is Muri and he is a black belt here in Brazil.  I just made a seminar here in Brasilia and I wanted Junior to show us a technique that he is so good at, that he put his name on the technique.  It is a “Muriplata,” Read more about The Muriplata From Closed Guard by Junior Mesquita[…]

From Closed Guard to Knee Bar by Eduardo Montandon

Today I am here with Eduardo Montondon, I just had the pleasure of doing a seminar in his school. Today I asked him to show us one of his best positions. This is one of Eduardo’s favorite techniques and its really cool guys.  He starts it from the closed guard and makes it look like Read more about From Closed Guard to Knee Bar by Eduardo Montandon[…]

A Trick For Sleeve Control From Closed Guard By Marcos Tinoco

Today, I am here with Marcos Tinoco. Marcos is going to show us a little trick for sleeve control from closed guard. In my opinion, Marcos has the best lasso guard game that I have ever seen. When Marcos plays lasso guard or any guard from the bottom, his sleeve control is so strong, that it is hard to Read more about A Trick For Sleeve Control From Closed Guard By Marcos Tinoco[…]

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Trap Your Opponents In The Closed Guard by Billy Shannon

I use to say that the Closed Guard, when you are on top its probably the worst neutral position in BJJ. When I mean neutral, I mean that nobody is in an advantageous position but its the type of position that only favors the guy on bottom. Try to think about it, how many attacks Read more about Trap Your Opponents In The Closed Guard by Billy Shannon[…]