Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art best known for its ground fighting strategies. The guard is the quintessential Brazilian Jiu Jitsu position. Strategic Guard is a systematic exposition of using the guard position to win in combat. Grappling Arts Publications continues to innovative advances to the genre. Strategic Guard features pictorial flow charts to clarify the big picture and illustrated photography.
About the Author
Joe Moreira (Newport Beach, Ca.) has 40 years of experience in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and the martial arts. He is the star of numerous instructional video and author of The Guard: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Details and Techniques, Vol. 2.
1. Side control escapes
2. North/south escapes
4. Half guard
5. Protecting the side: loose passes
6. Protecting the side: tight passes
7. Knee through the middle passes
8. Under-hook pass counters
9. Submission counters
10. Sitting guard
11. Sweeps: sitting guard