Starter Strategy for Bottom Guard Closed

  1. Sit Up
    1. Hip Sweep
    2. Technical Stand Up
      1. Countering the Single Leg
  2. Pull Down
    1. Underhook, Flank to Arm Triangle
    2. Underhook, Flank to Top Mount Back
  3. Spin Round
    1. Spinning Sweep
    2. Spin to Arm Bar
  4. Guard Open Level
    1. Scissor Sweep
    2. Triangle Choke
  5. Guard Open Unlevel
    1. Double Ankle Sweep
    2. Sit Up Deep Seated Spinning Sweep

Drilling

From Top Clinch Front, pull to guard closed.
Release/Reset with technical stand up.

Jorge Gurgel Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Seminar June 24 2017

Photographs from the Jorge Gurgel Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Seminar in Ohio on Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Dan Andrus and John Burt received their black belts at this seminar.

Hip Sweep

From Bottom Guard To Top Mount

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