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How to Pass the Spider Guard in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Learn how to pass the spider guard from Alliance MMA black belt Babs Olusanmokun in this Howcast Brazilian Jiu Jitsu video.


So, here we are in the spider guard. I'm gonna show you one counter to the spider guard. Of course, there are many different passes, but this is one that I like that you should know. Notice that I am already driving my knee into him on this side. Okay? I don't want this leg of his to be strong, so I put my weight into it. He's going to be trying to push me out. I counter that by driving my knee behind his leg. Okay? I've taken care of this side for the moment, and now I deal with this side. His leg is strong here. It's extended. I'm simply gonna to work my hand inside and I'm gonna kill that grip, and at the same time control his leg. Okay? And now here, I grab both legs. Notice I'm grabbing below his knees. I'm gonna tuck the legs to the side. Package them together like I say. And I step to the side. And now I'm gonna to pass, end up with a knee in the belly or go chest to chest for the pass of the spider guard.

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