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Double under pass with Keenan Cornelius

Keenan Cornelius double under pass

Keenan Cornelius double under pass


Keenan Cornelius literally calls this “The Most Basic but Most Powerful Pass in Jiu-jitsu” and I can understand why. It’s simple to learn but highly effective, even on skilled opponents.

I’m a big fan of doing the basics well. In this video, BJJ legend Keenan Cornelius shows you all the subtle grip and positional details you need to get this extremely high percentage pass right.

Trap your opponents in your web with these great Spider Guard basics

Spider guard basicsI’m a big fan of getting the basics right. When it comes to Spider guard, this couldn’t be more true.

If you’re a fan of the Spider guard but are battling to finish from there, make sure you’re getting the basics right.

Check out this BJJ Joe video by Professor Kris Kim of Yongsan BJJ at Trent Warrior Fitness Center, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, Seoul, Korea. The detail in the grip explanations is simply phenomenal.

Be sure to check out the notable points at these times:

0:15 Grip Basics
1:30 Establishing Position
4:22 Foot & Hand Position
7:20 Basic Movement
8:06 Transitions