Worm Guard – The Evolution Of BJJ’s Most Annoying Guard

Lapel guards do present a major problem in modern BJJ. The Gi is a powerful weapon to use against any opponent. There is a multitude of chokes and different positions available through Gi manipulation. A unique trait of BJJ is using the opponent’s Gi against them by trapping them with various lapel guards. The lasso guard reigned supreme amongst open guards at the highest level of competition. However, as of late, another guard has taken over the mantle of most annoying guard to pass. Queue the notorious and very annoying, worm guard. If you’re interested in Buying Keenan Cornelius’ Lapel Guard Encyclopedia you can check it HERE.  Ask any BJJ practitioner and they’ll tell you how much they despise the worm guard. It is a variation of the seated half guard, made more secure with the use of the lapel. The worm guard first … Continue reading Worm Guard – The Evolution Of BJJ’s Most Annoying Guard