Guard Pass: Legs Pinned

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

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1. Having uncrossed his opponent’s ankles, Michael pins the right leg to the ground. 2. Reaching underneath his opponent’s left leg, Michael grips the back of the opponent’s neck and drives his weight froward while keeping his hips down and head up. 3. Keeping the weight on his opponent’s upper chest and hamstring, Michael walks around to the side. 4. Michael pushes his chest forward to clear the leg and establishes side control.

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