How to Finish the Back Climb from Half Guard

Taking an opponent’s back is a fundamental attack from half guard, but once your opponent has been caught in it a few times he will start blocking your back climb. Most typically he will wrap your arm with an overbook, also known as a ‘whizzer.’

Here’s one way of my favorite ways to counter his counter and come out on top and behind your opponent.

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