John Danaher Demonstrates a Basic Principle of Defending Guard Passes

John Danaher talks, and we listen. Head coach of the now-defunct Danaher Death Squad, Danaher might be the most sought-after jiu-jitsu instructor on the planet. In a recent video released by BJJ Fanatic, we see a clip of Danaher’s guard retention instructional in which he explains and demonstrates a basic

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Video: Learn How to Defend the Three Most Common Guard Passes

Having a dangerous and effective starts with strong guard retention. That is, before you can attack from the guard, you must first shut down your opponent’s guard passes. In a quick, eight-minute video, Polaris veteran and European Open champion Bradley Hill demonstrates how to defend against the three most common

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