Tired of being stuck in your teammates’ half guard? Join the club. This can be a super frustrating position to be trapped in, and “frustrating” can quickly become “dangerous” if your opponent starts hunting for transitions or submissions.
While passing the guard is always a great go-to strategy, you can also directly attack your opponent from their half-guard. In this clip, Invisible Jiu-Jitsu‘s David Morcegao demonstrates a few submission attempts that you can use to either end the match right there or open up an opportunity to get past the guard. Check it out!