What's your favorite closed guard pass?

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  1. IamnotJonFitch Green Belt

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    I'm curious what everyone around here goes to when they're caught in a closed guard.

    Lately I've been trying the tozi with moderate success, and I've always been a fan of the lasso pass.
     
  2. Knock Out Ned el mero mero

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    Standing pass.
     
  3. chunglii No Me Duele

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    The classic "sleeve and lapel grip, stand up and break". Then pass open guard.
     
  4. Tebowned Boise Dime.

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    Stand, put my weight on my hands over his head and squeeze my legs so he can't sweep me, open the legs, go to half-guard, pass to side mount.
     
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    Tozi pass, Roger style.
     
  7. loyalyolayal Steel Belt

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    Hands on the hips, pants or biceps, push back, combat base, then whatever.
     
  8. lechien Gold Belt

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    Same here.
    Always prefer breaking the closed guard by standing up.

    Then once open, I have been doing x pass lately. I am taller usually so it works well.
     
  9. Harnaik Orange Belt

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    Collar, sleeve, stand, pass.
     
  10. j123 Pro Sherdogger 500-0-1

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    Not sure what the name is, but the one where its:

    -hands on hips + posture up
    -knee in tail bone
    -push back to loosen the guard
    -knee slides over

    Actually, now that I think about it, is this the sliding knee pass?
     
  11. Badger67 Taxidea taxus

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    I have two that work well for me.

    1. standard one hand on leg and one on hip grip. Waddle back, insert knee, break open and staple.

    2. Two hands on a thigh, turn slightly towards said leg, use my opposite knee over top of their hip, staple then smash.
     
  12. Kirra Blue Belt

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    Usually this although if the other guy has really long legs I will use the "high tozi" pass.
     

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