Stephan Kesting – The 3 Most Common Errors in the X Guard

This month at 10th Planet Van Nuys Coach Alder is showing some X Guard Sweeps.  In the video below Stephan Kesting shows 3 common errors that people make in the X Guard. https://youtu.be/SBW1FuqJcBw The X Guard is a position I don't normally play but it is a very powerful position that opens up a ton … Continue reading Stephan Kesting – The 3 Most Common Errors in the X Guard

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Garry Tonon Kimura from 1/2 Guard

As I continue my journey into mastering the kimura I am loving the fact that you can get the kimura from anywhere. Today I wanted to look at one of my favorite set ups form the half guard. In the video below Garry Tonnon breaks down how he sets up the kimura from half guard. … Continue reading Garry Tonon Kimura from 1/2 Guard

Countering the Ankle Lock with a Knee Compression

As people get better with their leg control and transitions, it is becoming harder than ever to escape. Once you think you are free, people quickly switch to another form of control. In situations like this your only hope is to look for a submission of your own. One of my favorite ankle lock counters … Continue reading Countering the Ankle Lock with a Knee Compression