I’ve been battling with a lanky training partner who seems to know my game really well and I’ve been looking for something a bit unusual that I can use to turn the tables. It looks like Octopus guard may be the answer I’ve been looking for.
Here’s Eduardo Telles, the developer of the Octopus guard explaining the concept in this Groundfighter video.
Here’s Brandon Quick showing us how to destroy people with the Octopus guard. There’s so much material covered in this video that it’ll take me months to get it right. The video sound isn’t great but the techniques demonstrated make it well worth watching.