If you watch any modern Jiu Jitsu competition, you’ll see the mats littered with the bodies of BJJ players who succumbed to the power of a lapel guard. And if you’ve ever experienced being put in a lapel guard you’ll know why.
Lapel guards are incredibly powerful when used correctly and are incredibly difficult to counter once they’re locked in.
However, lapel guards can also seem very confusing if you’re not familiar with them. In this video, Chelsea and Tom give you an overview of lapel guards and simplify them down to there essential elements.
This video is taken from the Purple Belt Blueprint and covers everything you need to know to get your purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
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