turtle guard

  • Turtle Your Way to Side Control with Eduardo Telles

    No-Gi world champion Eduardo Telles is world known for his unique style of guard play. The Turtle guard is odd looking, but very efficient. Here he teaches a rollover sweep to be used when the opponent blocks the first option of sweeping forward. Click play and add it to...
  • The Guard: Essential Vocabulary

    The guard is arguably what made jiu-jitsu famous. To the untrained eye, the bottom man is in great danger, but armed with an understanding of the guard, he has the tools to reverse the position or to end the fight right then and there. Royce Gracie put this revelation...
  • Eduardo Telles: Steamroller

    The Steamroller is an excellent option for when you’re turtled up and your opponent is attempting to lock up a seatbelt control or go for a choke. For this technique demonstration, Eduardo explains to us that although he does have some takedowns that he uses, he typically will start...
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