When in the hands (and feet) of a skilled jiu-jitsu practitioner, open guard can be dangerous. But for a beginner in BJJ, this position can feel awkward and even useless. Oftentimes, though, this is just because you haven’t learned what to do to make this guard work for you.
In this video, Daniel de Groot demonstrates a key concept that you can implement even as a white belt to make your open guard game more effective. Check it out and see how it helps you improve on the mats!