Why is the Z Guard BJJ Position so Popular?

It doesn’t require any amount of strength, explosiveness, or flexibility to play, while at the same time you are fairly safe from most attacks...

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General Theory of the BJJ Z Guard

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Z Guard BJJ Attacks

First of all, make sure you control your opponent so that they don’t threaten with passes...

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Z Guard Sweeps

One easy sweep to use from Z Guard is the John Wayne sweep...

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Passing The BJJ Z Guard

Passing The BJJ Z Guard

With all of the Z guard passes, the common thread is that you have to beat the knee shield leg before thinking about passing..

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