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Augusto ‘Tanquinho’ Mendes – Ankle Pick Takedown with Guard Pass – BJJ Weekly #057

http://www.bjjweekly.com – Tanquinho shares a takedown that he really likes to use during tournaments. This technique takes advantage of the fact that many guys like to pull guard in BJJ tournaments. Tanquinho sets up the ankle pick by faking the guard pull. He follows up with the details he uses to pass guard after the takedown.

Augusto Tanquinho Mendes Highlight 2011

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Ryan Hall vs Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes Abu Dhabi Pro 2011

Ryan Hall vs Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes Abu Dhabi Pro 2011

Augusto ‘Tanquinho’ Mendes – Passing the 50/50 Guard – BJJ Weekly #058

In this segment, Augusto ‘Tanquinho’ Mendes shares the technique he’s been using lately in competition to defeat the 50/50 guard. It’s really important to keep your trapped leg straight so that you keep your opponent from getting underneath you. Once you have a good base and the trapped leg is straight you can stand to break the legs open and then work the pass. There is a lot of subtle movements in this technique so work it with your training partner for a while in drilling before trying it live.