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Back Stepping Out Of Single Leg X

Nearly everybody knows how to back step out of the single leg x. However, not everybody knows how to come out on top after the scramble. In this video, Keenan reveals exactly why the back step has failed for you in the past and what you need to do to make that scramble work in your favor.

How To Disassemble The Single Leg X

Frustrated because you’re stuck inside your opponent’s single leg x, again? You won’t be after you watch this video. Click play and discover Keenan’s super simple 3-step plan for taking apart your opponent’s guard, piece by piece.

Guard Passing Lab – How To Stay One Step Ahead Of Your Opponent

Don't just guess what your opponent's reactions will be to your guard passing attempts - test them out. In this video, you'll learn a cool little game to help you expose and identify your opponent's most common reactions to your guard passing engagements, so you can prepare effectively and always stay one step ahead of them.

Reverse Torreando From The Cross Grip Pass

There are not many effective defenses to the cross grip passing, but there is one specific counter that can really ruin your day… … but don't worry, we've got you covered as we are going to give you the counter to the counter. Click play and get ready to hit an Uno reverse card on your opponent. The look on their face will be [...]

Cross Grip Passing – Finishing The Pass By Switching Sides

As any high level guard passer will tell you, it's very rare that the first guard pass attempt will result in a pass. Usually, the first passing motion causes your opponent to over compensate by turning to one side to defend. This is where one of the main advantages of being on top, lateral mobility, comes into play. Watch the video above to learn [...]

Intro To The Cross Grip Passing System

When trying to pass, a cross grip on the pants is an extremely valuable tool that not only protects from some of the most dangerous open guard attacks known to man… …but you can also use it to immediately put your opponent out of position and on the defensive. Click the video above to find out how.

Shin Pin Passing With A Meat Hook To Beat The Inversion

Frustrated because, as you were just about to finish a pass, your flexible opponent decided to bend themselves in half and throw their legs back in front of your face. Click the video above and find out how to preemptively position yourself to stop your opponent from doing this, dead in their tracks.

Shin Pin Passing To The Brazilian Back Step

"This is what some people call the 'Jedi Mind Trick' of the black belt. We aren't seeing the future, we're just creating it." By placing your opponent in certain situations, not only can you reliably predict exactly what their next move is going to be, you'll actually be making the choice for them - without them knowing it. Click play on the video above [...]

Guard Passing Drill – How To Engage In Guard Passing

Feel like a fly stuck in a spider's web when trying to pass? You're probably making this very common mistake, but, fortunately, it's a mistake that can be easily fixed with the right approach. Click play on the video above to find out exactly what that approach is.