Half-guard Pass
(Top of half-guard, with gi)

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Courtesy bjjfighter.com

These techniques should only be practiced with the supervision of an experienced instructor.
Practicing the moves incorrectly could result in serious bodily injury or death.

I begin here with my right leg inside my opponent's half guard. I have my left arm wrapped around the back of my opponent's neck and my right arm under his left arm. I am also chest to chest with my opponent and there is no space between our hips.
Using my right hand I open my opponent's left gi collar and feed it under his left armpit to my left hand, it is important that I pull the gi tight so that there is no slack.
I then press my left shoulder into the right side of my opponent's face, this action combined with wrapping my opponent's gi, will keep him from facing me and escaping his hips.
I then plant my right foot flat on the floor and slide it up towards my opponent's butt.
Next, I grab a hold of my opponent's left pant leg and switch my base so that my left knee is against my opponent's side. Note that I continue controlling my opponent's gi so that he cannot escape.

At this point I push my opponent's left leg outward, remove my right leg from between my opponent's leg, and base it out.
I finish by securing a strong side control.

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