Transition From Half Guard To Back Control

From the bottom half guard position, the objective is to prevent the opponent’s pass while also working to sweep the opponent or regain the full guard. There are also techniques to transition from half guard to back control. In this video, BJJ Champion Almiro Barros teaches a transition from half…

Taking The Back From Turtle Position

The turtle position is a dominant position in grappling from which there are many options to attack. One of the most effective attacks from turtle position is to take the opponent’s back. In this video, BJJ Champion Almiro Barros teaches how to take the back from turtle position.

Taking The Back From Top Half Guard

The first objective from the top position is to pass the opponent’s guard into a dominant position. From top half guard you can advance to side control, mount, or back control. In this video, BJJ Champion Almiro Barros teaches how to take the back from top half guard.

Passing The Butterfly Guard

The first objective from the top position is to pass the opponent’s guard into a dominant position. The butterfly guard can be one of the trickiest guards to pass. In this video, BJJ Champion Almiro Barros teaches how to pass the butterfly guard.