How to Rebuild Your Guard After Someone Smashes and Passes

People don’t pass Alec Baulding’s guard often. But most people aren’t Alec Baulding.

If you are not Alec Baulding or one of those rare fighters who never gets passed, you may find yourself in the aftermath of “jiu-jitsu user error” every now and then. This tutorial is for you.

Baulding goes over some of the most common low belt mistakes first–failing to fight for the guard, creating the wrong kind of space, hyperextending, etc.–then follows up with a step by step guide to getting back in control and out of side control.

Check him out:

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Kimberly Kaye
Kimberly Kaye is a purple belt under NOLA MMA's Professor Matthias Meister, Mestre Valencio Cocada, and Ray Lopez. When she's not being choked or kicked by large Louisianians, she's an integrative wellness coach working primarily with fighters and autoimmune disease patients. In her free time she rehabilitates of deaf bully breed dogs no one else wants. Kimberly coexists with the rare diseases CIPO and Ehler-Danlos Syndrome, and is an advocate for disabled individuals in the martial arts community and world at large.
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