Passing the Butterfly Guard - Michael Tremblay 12 December 2017
Butterfly Pass 1a Michael breaks down the elements of what the person sweeping wants/needs in order to complete the sweep. Armed with that knowledge, we can attempt to not only counter, but pass the butterfly guard. Butterfly Pass 1b This second pass deals with the scenario of an opponent who has very active butterfly hooks. When the first pass fails because the bottom person follows with their butterfly hooks, we use that to our advantage to pass to the other side. Butterfly Pass 2a This pass, much like the first pass requires an early identification of the position, and an understanding of what the bottom person wants/needs. This is a very effective counter/pass to the butterfly guard. Butterfly Pass 2b This pass is an alternate to Pass 2a, again dealing...