Grip fighting from guard is an essential part of playing guard effectively. It’s important that you know exactly what grips that you need and which guards you want to play so that there is no lag time in establishing your guard.
Defending the deep lasso guard. The deep lasso is one of those positions that offers guard players a lot of versatility. There are great options for sweeping and setting up attacks like the omaplata. Today we work on a way to defend against the sweep and position ourselves to pass the deep lasso.
The De La Riva guard is one of the most popular and useful guards positions. That being said the position can put a lot of stress and strain on your De La Riva knee. Especially if your opponent tries to push your De La Riva hook out while your also trying to sweep. A great alternative is to control the ankle or pant leg grip and instead of placing your De La Riva hook, you can just use your shin/knee …