Use lessons on controlling and managing distance from guard to choose the most effective strategies and positions to attack with, including De La Riva, Reverse De La Riva, X Guard, and more
Gui Mendes is one of BJJ’s most respected black belts, with 4 world championships at black belt and tons of elite students at his academy Art Of Jiu-Jitsu.
Get real, useable lessons from Gui breaking down his own rolling, so he can narrate how he is implementing these movements and ideas.
Work from near distance, middle distance, and far distance, with specific and detailed lessons around what makes each unique and what you need to know.
Play from classic positions like the collar & sleeve open guard where you can begin launching attacks and defending your guard with more knowledge than ever.
This series can help grapplers of all levels and styles connect positions and techniques with more focus, strategy, and efficiency than ever.
Start supercharging your bottom game with one of the best instructors in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, as Gui Mendes shows you how to control and manage distance from bottom to create the best guard game possible. With strategies, concepts, and techniques broken down in extreme detail, you’ll be able to start attacking off your back with more confidence and more effectiveness than ever.
Gui Mendes is one of the most influential BJJ athletes and instructors ever, with a fluid and technical style that helped lead a new style of innovative and effective gi grappling. With four world championships at black belt, he now leads his next generation of gold medalist students at the Art of Jiu-Jitsu.
Learn the hidden conceptual grappling behind the distance you must manage from guard, with Gui’s helpful advice on how to play from the near, middle, and far positions. Combine strong guard retention and framing tools with proven guards like De La Riva, Reverse De La Riva, collar & sleeve, and more.
These lessons aren’t just a collection of moves, this is deep knowledge that connects your jiu-jitsu and lets you flow from space to space. Use Gui’s sparring analysis to see these important details in action as he shows you what it should look like in action as he takes on his own students and breaks down the footage.
SO, WHAT EXACTLY DO YOU GET?
FRAMING THE GUARD
BREAKING THE POSTURE
MAKING THE OPPONENT POST
USING THE KNEES TO BEAT THE ARMS
CROSSING THE CENTERLINE
UNDERHOOKING THE SHOULDERS
CHAINING ATTACKS FROM TRIANGLE
CHAINING TECHNIQUES FROM THE CHOKE
DUCKING UNDER THE ARM
GRABBING THE BELT
FRAMING WITH HEAD, SHOULDERS & HIPS
DE LA RIVA GUARD RETENTION
DE LA RIVA TO SINGLE X STAND UP
COUNTERING OPPONENT OPENING KNEE
TOEHOLD & KNEE BAR FROM DE LA RIVA
FRAMING THE REVERSE DE LA RIVA
X-GUARD FROM REVERSE DE LA RIVA
COUNTERING THE OVER/UNDER PASS
REVERSE DE LA RIVA ATTACKING ARMS
REFRAMING THE GUARD
COLLAR & SLEEVE RETENTION
COLLAR & SLEEVE TRIANGLE
COLLAR & SLEEVE OMOPLATA
COLLAR & SLEEVE HEAD CATCHING
COLLAR GRIP RETENTION
COLLAR GRIP TO ANKLE PICK
COLLAR GRIP HEAD CATCHING
COLLAR GRIP TO X-GUARD
COLLAR GRIP TO ARMBAR