Spider guard is one of the toughest positions in Brazilian jiu-jitsu — not only for the person trying to pass it, but for the person doing it. If your spider guard is weak, you can be sure your opponent is going to pass or submit you.
In this video, BJJ black belt and World Masters silver medalist Elliot Bayev goes over the details you need to know for your spider guard to be unpassable. Professor Bayev talks about such topics as keeping your opponent in maximum discomfort by pushing on their bicep while pulling down on their arm.
If you’re looking to develop one of the deadliest spider guards in your class, this is definitely a video you’ll want to check out.