Passing the guard of a good Spider Guard player is one of the most difficult, most frustrating aspects of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
And one of the very worst variations of Spider Guard to deal with is the ‘Leg Lasso.’ This is when your opponent wraps his leg around your arm and buries his foot under your armpit.
(If you can’t visualise the Leg Lasso from this description then watch the video – if you keep doing BJJ then you WILL run into this position and it’s always better to be prepared than to be caught unawares.)
In this video excerpt world champion Brandon ‘Wolverine’ Mullins breaks down his top strategies for dealing with the Leg Lasso. But he admits it isn’t easy – you are going to have to work for the pass. But unless you’re living in a delusional dreamland where you knock out compliant demonstration partners with a series of pressure-point applications you already know that to apply a grappling technique against a fully resistant opponent ‘in real life’ is going to be difficult.
Here’s a world champion’s take on the best strategies to deal with the Leg Lassso…
If you found that useful you might want to check out Brandon Mullin’s Grapplearts instructional called ‘Non-Stop Jiu-Jitsu.’
The focus of this instructional is to give you a series of easily implementable gameplans for the open guard. This guard passing segment is from the fourth volume in this set, which is your free bonus if you grab it now.
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