In this DVD, Luiz shows several chains of effective closed guard attacks, and how to counter your opponents most common defenses to these moves.
Part One: Closed guard attacks from the entangled arm position
1 Obtaining the basic entangled arm position, basic choke.
2 Countering the most common defense to basic choke, sweep to mount, choke
3 Opponent defends again, but with bicep block also, Luiz shows how to counter attack with armbar
4 Luizs oma plata sweep variation to mount and triangle
5 Opponent defends oma plata sweep with elbow position, Luiz shows how to counter with flower sweep variation.
6 Opponent defends flower sweep with post, Luiz shows how to beat opponent's defense with armbar.
Bonus Section :How to chain the first 6 techniques
Part Two. What to do when you cannot break his posture and entangle arm.
7 Scissor sweep setup to obtain triangle.
8 Countering the one arm under pass with waki gatame
9 Lapel lock armbar
10 Countering the defense to the lapel lock armbar with wraparound lapel choke
Part Three: What to do when your opponent stands
11 Knee pinch sweep
12 Detail on basic arm under sweep, avoiding the common mistake. Also how to counter the most common defense to the basic under arm sweep.
13 Luizs omaplata sweep variation to mount.
16 Opponent stands without grip, roll over heel lift sweep. Whoops, I put this at the end of the DVD instead of here, sorry guys.
Part Four: A couple of final tricks
14 Arm collar flower sweep variation
15 Shoulder lock from closed guard.
Luiz Palhares is a 6th Degree Black belt under Rickson Gracie. He began training in 1976 with the legendary Rolls Gracie. He received his purple belt under Rolls and then trained with Carlos Gracie for a period. He has been under Rickson Gracie since 1982 and received his brown and black belt from Rickson. Luiz Palhares received his black belt in 1984. After moving from Rio de Janeiro (Gracie Academy), Luiz has been teaching law enforcement and women self-defense (anti-rape) classes and BJJ seminars in America, Canada and Europe (Paris, London and Belfast). He is currently a resident of Virginia where he teaches regular classes for civilians, the military and Special Forces (Seals, Green Berets, Rangers).
Here are a few of Luiz Palhares's championships:
* 1998 Brazilian National Champion in heavy weight senior division and open.
* 2000 Pan American Champion super heavy weight senior division and open.
* 2002 3rd place in Masters and Seniors International.
* 2003 Pan American Champion heavy weight senior division and open.
* 2003 3rd Place in Masters and Seniors International.
* 2004 Pan American Champion heavy weight senior division and open.