Open Guard Pass 2

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 places his left hand on the floor near Michael's right knee while pushing downward with his right hand on Michael's pant leg.
  3. Placing his right shoulder firmly in Michael's stomach, Joe hops over Michael's legs while maintaining control of Michael's left knee with his right hand.
  4. Joe establishes side control by placing his left knee just below Michael's hip and encircles Michael's upper torso with his right hand.

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