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…

Knee Lock From Top Half Guard

From the top half guard position, you can work to pass for a more dominant position. There are also submissions that you can attack for from top half guard. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches a knee lock from the top half guard 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.