Lucas Lepri On The Best Guard To Use Against Larger Opponents

Yes, jiu-jitsu is a great martial art for smaller people to use against larger people, but it’s easy to forget that when you’re up against someone who’s bigger than you and matches you in skill. If you feel like your guard is getting smashed right through when you roll with people who are bigger than you, it may simply be because you need a better guard strategy.

In this clip, Jonathan Thomas teams up with multiple-time world champion Lucas Lepri to demonstrate some key details of the sit-up guard — a.k.a. the guard that Lepri swears by when going up against bigger opponents. Check out their advice and practice this useful guard against your larger teammates:


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