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One of the best guards in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu today is the Single Leg X Guard.   The Single Leg X guard has several benefits and has proven itself effective at the highest levels of competition.  Many World Champion Black Belts utilize the Single Leg X guard.  Some of the people who have made it infamous are Felipe Pena, Marcelo Garcia, Leandro Lo and more. The Single X is great to use if you enjoy playing X guard as well, they go hand in hand, if you’d like to learn more on the X guard check out our post, “X Guard...

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One of the more neglected open guard styles is the single leg x guard (SLX). It is often passed over for other open guards such as De La Riva or spider guard. But the single leg x is a fantastic guard. It leads into foot locks and sweeps. For those reasons alone, the single leg […]

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The single leg x guard is one of my favorite guards to play. Almost every time I play it I can get a sweep and use it to get to ashi garami. Then from there, I can go for all my fun leg attacks. While some Jiu Jitsu competitors like to sit guard and start […]

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The first escape that anyone learning mount escapes should be is the shrimp escape. While the bridge escape and  hydraulic escape are both important and need to be learn, the shrimp has to be the number one priority. The shrimp will help you get your hips moving in the correct manner for Jiu Jitsu, and […]

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When it comes to playing guard or going for leg locks, one of the best positions to get good at is the single leg x. What is single leg x? For those familiar with x guard, it is a version of that guard, using a leg in a singular manner. For leg lockers, it is […]

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