Open Guard Pass 1

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
By BJJ.Org Featured Contributor Michael Jen

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.

  1. Michael places Joe Moreira in his open guard.
  2. Joe grips Michael's right sleeve with his left hand while reaching under Michael's left leg to grip the pant leg with his left hand.
  3. Stepping backwards toward his right rear corner, Joe straightens his body and pivots Michael to clear his legs.
  4. Joe steps forward with his left foot and assumes the knee on stomach position to finalize the pass.

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