Gracie Diet Plan and Recipes BJJ Techique BJJ Strength & Conditioning Articles Gracie Family History Gracie Family Photo Archive Gracie Family Tree
 



 

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Technique of the Month

Prof. Xande Ribeiro - Half Guard Pass

Prof. Alexandre "Xande" Ribeiro is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling World Champion and teaches Jiu Jitsu with his brother Saulo Ribeiro in San Diego, California.

Here Prof. Xande teaches a very effective half guard pass.


Step 1

Xande is in Luke's half guard, and is controlling the head with his left arm.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Technique

Step 2

Xande blocks Luke's leg and frees his knee.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Technique

Step 3

Now with only his foot trapped, Xande pummels his right arm under lukes and locks his hands together.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Technique

Step 4

With his knee free from the previous steps, Xande is able to cross his knee across Luke's hips to the near side.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Technique

Step 5

With the angle he has created, Xande can now drive his hips forward freeing his shin from the half guard, while Luke is still unable to move.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Technique

Step 6

To free his foot Xande can push on Luke's knee with his left leg.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Technique

Step 5

With his foot free, Xande has now passed the guard, and with his underhook and head control is already in a very strong position with many options to submit or mount Luke.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Technique

Home | Gracie Diet | BJJ Technique | Fitness | Interviews | History | Gallery | Family Tree | Contact Us
2006 Copyright. All Rights reserved. GracieSeminars.com