Guard Pass: Legs Pinned Counter 1

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-JitsuBy BJJ.Org Featured Contributor Michael Jen

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1. Michael attempts the basic leg on shoulder pass, however, his opponent pushes on his hip to stop the pass. 2. So, Michael places his outside leg through the center and clears his left leg. 3. Michael grabs behind his opponent’s neck with his left arm while holding the tricep or belt line with his right hand. 4. Pivoting off his right knee, Michael establishes side control.

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