3) Reverse De la Riva
It was once said that Ricardo De la Riva had the best guard guard in Brazil by old school bjj guys.
Someone got the idea to entangle the opponent’s leg from the opposite direction (mostly employed to counter modern standing guard passers) and a new guard position was born.
Here Grapplearts shows you how! Reverse de la Riva Guard: A Step by Step Tutorial
4) Lapel Guard
The rules governing any competition will stimulate the competitors and their coaches to devise techniques to use whatever means they can to gain a competitive advantage.
“A gi solution to a gi problem” is the lapel guard where you use a grip on the opponent’s lapel to prevent their standing passing.
Braulio Estima used this technique to prevent guard passing monster Rodolfo Viera from passing in a super fight.
Here, Lapel Guard innovator Keenan Cornelius gives a Lapel Guard introduction
5) Inverted / Tornado Guard
Against those bjj guys with great flexibility, this can be a tricky guard to attempt to pass.
If the opponent is not careful, a lightning fast spin underneath and the passer is caught in a triangle.
Despite this being a light, flexible guy style of guard, heavyweight ADCC Champion Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu executes it to the highest level.
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