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.
Keenan talks about getting and keeping inside control as well as the different sleeve grips you should take depending on where you want to throw or pull guard.
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.
The single leg takedown is one of the most common in jiu-jitsu. In this video, Keenan shows you how to be comfortable in and defend the position.
A secondary single leg defense for when your opponent is tucking in their arm tight and you’re unable to utilize the over-hook.
Keenan shows how to turn the tables when you’re losing the battle after shooting on the single leg by countering the uchi mata.
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 using your opponent’s momentum against them.
How to exploit the inherent weakness of spider guard and use lateral movement to open the guard and start stripping grips to pass.
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 do perform the throw-by Spider Guard pass.
Another way to eliminate the feet off the biceps and finish the stack pass from spider guard.
Here Keenan explains and shows the concept of not waiting until you are in a recognizable position to try a move you know, but rather how to force positions and execute the techniques you want to do.
Keenan breaks down a more advanced technical get up sweep from De La Riva guard. Learn how to maximize efficiency and redirect your opponent’s weight off of you to come out from underneath them.
Keenan shows a backward roll sweep and explains the concept of pushing and pulling when playing guard and how you can use them in conjunction to threaten sweeps together.
Keenan shows a sweep from “De La Riva X” guard, a variation of de la riva the opens a lot of opportunities to off balance and sweep your opponent.