The Ultimate Open Guard Masterclass For BJJ

The open guard is arguably the most varied position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. People experiment with bottom side attacks way more than with every other position. This is due to the security that the closed guard provides. Even though, for absolute beginners, the closed guard can be a very secure position. They might not be able to attack from there, but a strong athletic grappler can be very hard to pass nonetheless. As their BJJ game develops, people tend to open up more and leave the security of the closed guard. However, once they fail at something, the instinct is to get back to the preferred position. Since the closed guard is quite difficult to get back into, people look for the next best thing – the open guard. It doesn’t take long for them to see how effective this new position can really be. Use … Continue reading The Ultimate Open Guard Masterclass For BJJ