The guard is a ground grappling position where one combatant has their back to the ground, while attempting to control the other combatant using the legs. In pure grappling combat sports, the guard is considered an advantageous position, since the bottom combatant can attack with various joint locks and chokeholds, while the top combatant's priority is to transition into a more dominant position

The Rat Guard

Introduction to the Rat Guard, one of the systems Radical MMA NYC uses for their MMA-oriented guard fighting.

The Pace Choke

Nick Pace shows his "Pace Choke"

Tornado Guard

Roberto 'Cyborg' Abreu breaks down his famous 'Tornado Guard'

Triangle To Arm Bar

BJJ black belt Dennis Asche of Connection Rio shows a very effective variation of the traditional triangle armbar. 

Shoulder Lock - The "Barataplata"

A cool shoulder lock from Rafael "Barrata" Freitas

Vinny Magalhaes Talks Rubber Guard to Triangle

Vinny Magalhaes shows us a technique for the Triangle choke from rubber guard.

Ronda Rousey Shows You the "Juji Squish Roll"

Ronda Rousey knows her Armbars, with 6 MMA wins by armbar in 6 bouts, it is her money move.

Learn the GogoPlata from Nick Diaz!

Nick Diaz tapped Gomi with a Gogoplata, you might want to pay attention.

BJJ Wrist Lock

A tricky wrist lock that you can use to catch your opponent off guard while they are in your closed guard.

Perfecting the Guillotine With the Baka Survivor

Shinya Aoki is one of the best submission fighters on the globe, check out these fine details on the guillotine.

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