Guard Pass 2
(Top of guard, with gi)

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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 start in my opponent's closed guard. First I begin by getting a strong upright posture, my base is wide and my hands are gripping my opponent's gi pants.
I then place my right knee between my opponent's legs and extend my arms outward while creating downward pressure; this action opens my opponent's guard.
Once his guard is open I reach both my arms under his legs.
I then clasp my hands together while controlling his legs.
Next I drive to the left, I grab his right gi lapel to add stability and pressure.
I continue pressing to the left until his legs both fall to the side.
I then extend my base back and maintain a strong side control.

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