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Sit Up Guard to Ankle Pick – BJJ Guard Stategy

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When an opponent decides to stand in order to attack your butterfly guard this is a great sweep option! ——————————————————————————————————– Gracie NEPA was first established in 2005. Since then, Jeff Reese and his talented assistants have been relentlessly working to

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Russian Butterfly p2 – Guard Startegy

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A sneaky guillotine finish is available from the Russian Butterfly sweep! In this video we take the time to breakdown the technique and strategy behind this deceptive, high finish, technique that can easily be added to your existing bjj game!

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Fat Guy BJJ Technique: The Triple Cheese Choke

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When it comes to playing guard big guys often find themselves frustrated and limited to their attack because of a ‘lack of mobility’. In this lesson, Scranton native, 13 year jiu-jitsu veteran, and founder of Fat Guy BJJ, Kevin Roginski

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When Closed Guard Is No Longer An Option…

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Spoiler alert… I have short, muscular legs. These physical attributes can at times make it impossible to retain a closed guard against larger opponents because I cannot cross my ankle for even a halfway decent closed guard. Therefore, in these

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Fat Guy BJJ – The Tootsie Roll (technique)

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When it comes to playing guard big guys often find themselves frustrated and limited to their attack because of a ‘lack of mobility’. In this lesson, Scranton native and founder of Fat Guy BJJ, Kevin Roginski shares with us a

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Important Concepts For A Better BJJ Butterfly Guard

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We have continued to build on our open guard connections this month and have this week began our exploration of the Butterfly Guard. As most of you know this guard is one of my favorite strategies to employ against larger

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Fat Guy BJJ: The Pumpkin Roll Sweep from Closed Guard

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When it comes to playing guard big guys often find themselves frustrated and limited to their attack because of a ‘lack of mobility’. In this lesson, Scranton native and founder of Fat Guy BJJ, Kevin Roginski shares with us a

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Important Concepts For a Better BJJ Spider Guard

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This past month we have taken the time to begin exploring the connections of the Brazilian jiu-jitsu open guard; and one of the areas we have been focusing on is Spider Guard. We have taken the time during class to

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Improve Your BJJ Guard With These Simple Solo Drills

When working guard it is important to drill retention strategies, sweeps, and submissions. As you begin to feel comfortable with each technique individually you must then link them together into cohesive strategies and drill them as such. Once you are

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Guard Game February

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This month we are going to be focused on the further development our guard! Scheduled are a series of guard based drills that, just like last month during top game January, are focused more on transitions and the ‘gray area’

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