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We all have those training partners in our BJJ classes that give us endless trouble with their dexterity, flexibility and creative guard games.  Training with an opponent with a great open guard can feel like you are trapped in quicksand or fighting against an octopus as they use their arms, grips and legs to work to unbalance and sweep you.  Let's talk a little bit about the power of the spider guard, then shift gears and look at how you can get your pressure back and pressure these spider guard players into submission. The spider guard is one of the...

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