so many ways !!!!

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by juiclaw, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. juiclaw

    juiclaw Yellow Belt

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    hi guys, with so many ways to open the closed guard i was just wondering which is your go to ? and how do people deal with the collar grip ?
     
  2. ILikeDogging

    ILikeDogging Blue Belt

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    I actually only use one closed guard break. I get posture - grab an arm - and stand then just use gravity and a helping hand to break the guard.


    Edit: Dealing with the collar grip is hard for me at times as in my gym guys just tend to let you open guard as we all prefer open guard. Means I need to concentrate at comps (+ guys grip harder at comps???). I've found you can actually stand even if they have the collar grip although you're in a more vulnerable position for sweeps and subs so ideally I'll strip it with a 2 on 1 grip on his wrist and good posture.
     
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  3. Uchi Mata

    Uchi Mata Preaching the gospel of heel hooks and left kicks

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    Pretty much all I use as well. I prefer a cross sleeve grip, but I'll take a same side grip if it's all I can get. You do need good grip strength to do this however...if they break your grip and you're standing without a sleeve grip getting swept is a real possibility.
     
  4. Modern Warrior1

    Modern Warrior1 Purple Belt

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    I like the basic kneeling guard break. That's all I use.
     
  5. Im so Moldy

    Im so Moldy Blue Belt

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    The best one I've learned is post on their belly button with one arm, and reach back and push down the lower foot with the other.
     
  6. tk99

    tk99 Blue Belt

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    Standing pass with cross sleeve.
     
  7. TheHereticJay

    TheHereticJay I scoff at your belt rankings

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    Be lazy. Hands on my head, elbows tight, head down in their belly... wait for them to open the guard.
     
  8. LucaTheDamaja

    LucaTheDamaja Yellow Belt

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    I like the variation of a sau palo pass. I keep good posture, hand on the lapel. Good posture they can make the grips all they want and won't be able to pull you down. I then reach behind me and find the guys feed. Break his grips and start a stack pass. It's a little risky, but if you do it right the triangle is telegraphed and it's easy to stuff. Otherwise I do the basica knee in the butt guard break, or a variety of standing guard passes. Good posture is key.
     
  9. van1ty

    van1ty Banned Banned

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    posture... grab lapels with both hands... feed both into my right hand... grab his right sleeve with my left hand (same side)... punch it underneath my right arm and stand up with my left leg first... hips forward.... right knee in the middle and break...
     
  10. Calibur

    Calibur Jiu Jitsu Snob

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    Tozi pass.
     
  11. Jagcorps_esq

    Jagcorps_esq Red Belt

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    If I can control grips, I do a standing guard break with same side sleeve grip.

    If I can't control their grips, I'll try to break kneeling with the old "knee in the butt" but I'm not a fan. More often, if I can't keep posture, I'll just go straight into the Tozi pass.
     
  12. BJJArsenal

    BJJArsenal Brown Belt

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    Hands on hips, stretch their legs out a little and get one knee up. From there I can do a lot.
     

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