Nova Uniao USA chief, Gustavo Dantas gives you an in-depth explanation of how to maintain position and shows a few sweet sweeps. He uses the z-guard as an example position.
Kristina Barlaan teaches an introductory lesson on the inverted guard for Pulling Guard Zine. Stay tuned for the next lesson! www.pullingguardzine.com
Second video in the series, Kristina Barlaan teaches a solo drill as another way to get comfortable with entering and staying in the inverted guard.
Kristina Barlaan teaches the 3rd drill/technique in the series of Inside the Inverted for Pulling Guard Zine. This time she teaches a triangle set up from the guard
See a great sweep from inverted guard with Kristina Barlaan of Nova Uniao. This is the 4th video in the series!
Here is the 5th video in the series! Kristina Barlaan demonstrates how to use the inverted guard to take the back.
Haven’t watched the previous videos? View the whole Inside the Inverted series by visiting http://www.pullingguardzine.com!
Here is the last installment in the series! Kristina Barlaan demonstrates how to pass the inverted guard using either the leg drag or leque (pronounced leh-kee and meaning “fan” in Portuguese) pass. Both passes depend on your opponent’s awareness and knowledge of the position.
Kristina Barlaan is a Nova Uniao purple belt under Gustavo Dantes. The best female purple belt of the 2012 season, she is a decorated athlete who also contributes whole-heartedly to the growth of women in the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
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