Breaking the lockdown

The lockdown can really slow you down if you don’t know how to deal with it.  In this video I demonstrate how to break it and use a lapel to pass the guard.


X-guard pass

Here  is a way to pass the X guard. I think the most important detail here is to place all your weight on your front foot so that you are able to balance as you circle your back foot around his legs and away from him.