A continuation of concepts on stand up grips and how you can use them to set up your takedowns/throws as well as defend them.
Learn how to use your newfound knowledge of stand up grips to pull off a not too basic but not too advanced inside trip.(Kouchi)
Keenan shows you how to chain some of your stand up attacks together in order to off balance your opponent and increase your chance of successfully taking them down.
Learn how to reinforce the inherent weakness of Spider Guard and take it to the next level by hybridizing and controlling both the upper and lower body of your opponent.
Like a true spider weaving their web, bait your opponent into trying to pass and then sweep them by using their momentum against them.
How to exploit the weaknesses of Spider Guard and use lateral movement to open the guard and strip grips to begin passing.
Another, slightly more advanced way to pass the Spider Guard when your opponent is not over-committed to extending their leg and how to set yourself up to succeed in the scramble that may follow.
Learn how to use proper timing and your opponent’s movements against them to perform the “throw-by” pass from Spider Guard.
Another effective way to remove the feet off the biceps and complete the stack pass from the Spider Guard.
Here Keenan shows and explains the concept of not waiting to be in a recognizable position to try a technique, but rather how to force a position to implement your technique, using the Spider Guard and Long step pass for the example.