Submissions From Guard: The Holy Trinity

Who doesn’t like to catch somebody in a submission from the closed guard? After all, there’s nothing better than just lying on your back and getting a tap without much effort. The closed guard is the perfect position to set up submissions against opponents of all sizes. Despite its apparent decline in use lately, the closed guard is a very powerful position. It is not just a guard for beginners, and submissions from guard work even at the highest levels. Furthermore, submissions from guard do not have to be simple and boring at all – just look at the Rubber guard game. However, today’s focus is on the holy trinity of most “basic” closed guard submissions. This one is for all the old school BJJ fans. Instead of complicating things with fancy moves, this one is for those that like it simple, clean and fast. We’re going … Continue reading Submissions From Guard: The Holy Trinity