Tech Tuesday: Learn a Lasso Guard Pass From “Black Belt Hunter” Gustavo Batista

NS Brotherhood’s brown belt Gustavo Batista made the headlines this weekend. In Buenos Aires, Argentina, the young talent rose to the top of the -110kg open class brown/black belt division of the UAEJJF’s Argentina National Pro. He did that in a bracket filled with big names like Gabriel Arges, Xande Ribeiro, Jose Junior, among others. Batista had no easy path, as he had to beat Junior in the semifinal and then Xande in the final. We celebrate Batista’s feat by allowing you to learn some of his technique. Here’s one of his favorite techniques, a guard pass to beat the opponent’s lasso guard. Go train.


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