Technique

Breaking the Same-side Sleeve Grip from Top of Close Guard

This grip break comes to us courtesy of Derek Kaivani of Buckhead BJJ.  Interestingly it was presented as an end note to a collar and sleeve guard pass that he was teaching in the kids class – why do us grown-ups not get to know this?!

Initial position: Starting from inside of your opponents close guard, they have a same-side grip on one or both of your sleeves.  This can be part of collar & sleeve guard, lasso guard, or spider guards.

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