Alignment to angle: Most of the time when we begin from bottom guard positions we BEGIN aligned square to our opponent; but when it’s time to enter and FINISH the most high percentage submissions from the various guard position it’s usually the case that we need to misalign ourselves and create a substantial angle to be successful. Learning to make a habit of this constant switch from aligned to perpendicular is a huge part of your journey towards mastery of bottom position attacks. Make your use utilize both LOWER BODY methods – feet on hips to push to an angle etc) and UPPER BODY methods (scooping inside the leg with your arm to pull yourself to an advantageous angle). Paying attention to this fundamental feature of guard position attacks will make you much more successful from bottom position!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *