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Tag Archives: Butterfly Guard

The butterfly guard is an open-guard position in which the insteps of a fighter's feet are hooked underneath the opponent's inner thighs. This helps a competitor maintain the gap between him and his top-positioned opponent and thwart any strikes or efforts the opponent makes to pass the guard. From the butterfly guard, an opponent also can go on the offensive with reversals and sweeps from this position.

New Jean Jacques Machado Grappling DVDs Coming Soon! Set Will Feature Submission Grappling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed-Martial Arts Techniques!

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Based on their acclaimed best-selling book of the same name, Jean Jacques Machado and Jay Zeballos’ highly anticipated three-DVD set, The Grappler’s Handbook: Gi and No-Gi Techniques, serves as a martial arts multimedia companion wherein the two Brazilian jiu-jitsu masters demonstrate takedowns, chokes, holds and submissions in living color and in exhaustive detail. Filmed at
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