Butterfly Guard Basic Position

There are a wide range of guard positions that can be used from the bottom position in BJJ.  Each have their unique advantages and disadvantages.  Depending upon how your opponent attacks from the top, specific guards may be best suited to defend.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa…

Butterfly Guard (Basic Position)

The butterfly guard is one of the many guard options to be used from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The butterfly guard is very effective in preventing an opponent from passing into a dominant position. It can also be used offensively to set up sweeps and submissions. In this…

Turtle

The turtle is a position that occurs typically when an untrained fighter tries to disengage themselves from a fight in a passive manner, or when someone is under extreme pressure in a fight. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates the key points of controlling an opponent in…

Back Control

Controlling the back is one of the most advantageous positions you can obtain in a fight. With back control, a smaller opponent can attack and defeat a larger opponent from a position where the opponent has very few attacking options. In this lesson, BJJ World Champion Leandro demonstrates the basics…