Beyond The Basics: BJJ Guard Retention by Thomas Lisboa
Thomas LisboaProfessional Fighter
Make Your Guard Formidable Against Any Style Of Guard Passing With Thomas Lisboa’s Game-Changing Controls, Counters, And Concepts!
- Stay in control of the match even off your back.
- Avoid stack and pressure passes with Lisboa’s unique drills that will help you prepare for even the best pressure passes.
- Maintain your open guard with simple movement concepts that put your opponent out of position leaving them unable to pass.
- Catch your opponent by surprise with last-second reversals
- Develop better guard awareness with Thomas’s easy-to-follow system that teaches the unteachable, Guard Retention!
|Concepts To Avoid The Stack Pass 1||1:56|
|Concepts To Avoid The Stack Pass 2||4:39|
|Stack Pass Vs. Hook Sweep||7:34|
|Stack Pass Vs. Modified Technical Stand Up||11:07|
|Avoiding The Stack Pass Drill||14:26|
|Stack Pass Vs. Triangle Choke||16:45|
|Stack Pass Vs. Dimi Defense||20:50|
|Stack Pass Vs. Pushing The Elbow||24:16|
|Stack Pass Vs. Back Roll Defense||28:26|
|Concepts To Avoid The Over Under Pass||0|
|Over Under Vs. Belt Sweep||2:38|
|Over Under Vs. Crucifix 1||6:26|
|Over Under Vs. Inverted Roll Sweep||10:57|
|Over Under Vs. Kimura||13:56|
|Over Under Vs. Crucifix 2||17:49|
|Concepts To Avoid The Folder Pass||21:05|
|Folder Pass Vs. Guard Retention||24:53|
|Concepts To Avoid The Knee Cut Pass 1||0|
|Concepts To Avoid The Knee Cut Pass 2||3:40|
|Concepts To Avoid The Knee Cut Pass 3||7:00|
|Concepts To Avoid The Knee Cut Pass 4||9:58|
|Concepts To Avoid The Knee Cut Pass 5||12:29|
|Concepts To Avoid The Knee Cut Pass 6||15:35|
|Concepts To Avoid The Knee Cut Pass 7||18:17|
|Concepts To Avoid The Knee Cut Pass 8||21:25|
|Concepts To Avoid The Leg Weave Pass 1||23:45|
|Concepts To Avoid The Leg Weave Pass 2||28:34|
|Concepts To Avoid The Toreando Pass||31:52|
|Toreando Pass Vs. Sit Up Defense||38:04|
|Toreando Pass Vs. Inverted Roll Sweep||40:50|
|Toreando Pass Vs. Back On The Floor||43:05|
|Fast Toreando Pass Vs. Sit Up Escape||46:20|
|Basic Leg Drag Defense||0|
|Leg Drag Vs. Sit Up Escape 1||2:23|
|Leg Drag Vs. Sit Up Escape 2||4:44|
|Headquarters X Pass Defense||8:25|
|Long Step Pass Defense 1||11:47|
|Long Step Pass Defense 2||15:44|
|Half Guard Head Control Vs. Guard Retention 1||19:18|
|Half Guard Head Control Vs. Guard Retention 2||22:36|
|Half Guard Head Control Vs. Guard Retention 3||24:54|
|Switch Base Half Guard Vs. Guard Retention 1||27:53|
|Switch Base Half Guard Vs. Guard Retention 2||31:30|
Beyond The Basics BJJ Guard Retention is a 4-part series where Alliance Black Belt Thomas Lisboa teaches sure fire concepts for guard retention!
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What Will You Learn?
Guard retention is a crucial skill that is essential at ALL levels of Jiu-Jitsu. If you cannot put up a fight from your back, then it is a quick road to getting your guard passed. Thomas Lisboa, Alliance Black Belt, looks to provide a clear cut roadmap on how to take on multiple styles of passing with easy-to-follow concepts that anyone can use. Take on today’s most common passes like the stack pass, long step, knee cut, over/under, and MORE!
Thomas Lisboa is a black belt under the legendary Fabio Gurgel, and is currently a coach at Alliance Vancouver. On top of ample coaching experience, including a stint at the world-class Marcelo Garcia Academy, Lisboa also has a long line of competition credentials to his name. One key aspect that has helped him throughout his career is superior guard retention.
With today’s aggressive and varied passing strategies, guard retention has never been more important. That said, many instructors have a hard time teaching this elusive concept. Since there are so many variables in the guard pass exchange it can be easy to lose focus on key points that lead to success. Thomas lays out EACH of those key concepts for every pass that is covered in the series. With this series you’ll receive a clear cut pathway on how to defend today’s most challenging passes.
Avoid Getting Stuck In Half Guard!
Whether you are just starting out and are getting tired of people ripping through your guard, or are looking to hone high-level guard retention techniques for your next tournament, Thomas Lisboa has you covered. The latest installment of the “Beyond The Basics” from Thomas Lisboa looks to teach the unteachable, guard retention!
So, What’s On This Series?
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE STACK PASS 1
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE STACK PASS 2
STACK PASS VS. HOOK SWEEP
STACK PASS VS. MODIFIED TECHNICAL STAND UP
AVOIDING THE STACK PASS DRILL
STACK PASS VS. TRIANGLE CHOKE
STACK PASS VS. DIMI DEFENSE
STACK PASS VS. PUSHING THE ELBOW
STACK PASS VS. BACK ROLL DEFENSE
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE OVER UNDER PASS
OVER UNDER VS BELT SWEEP
OVER UNDER VS CRUCIFIX 1
OVER UNDER VS. INVERTED ROLL SWEEP
OVER UNDER VS. KIMURA
OVER UNDER VS. CRUCIFIX 2
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE FOLDER PASS
FOLDER PASS VS. GUARD RETENTION
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE KNEE CUT PASS 1
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE KNEE CUT PASS 2
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE KNEE CUT PASS 3
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE KNEE CUT PASS 4
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE KNEE CUT PASS 5
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE KNEE CUT PASS 6
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE KNEE CUT PASS 7
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE KNEE CUT PASS 8
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE LEG WEAVE PASS 1
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE LEG WEAVE PASS 2
CONCEPTS TO AVOID THE TOREANDO PASS
TOREANDO PASS VS. SIT UP DEFENSE
TOREANDO PASS VS. INVERTED ROLL SWEEP
TOREANDO PASS VS. BACK ON THE FLOOR
FAST TOREANDO PASS VS. SIT UP ESCAPE
BASIC LEG DRAG DEFENSE
LEG DRAG VS. SIT UP ESCAPE 1
LEG DRAG VS. SIT UP ESCAPE 2
HEADQUARTERS X PASS DEFENSE
LONG STEP PASS DEFENSE 1
LONG STEP PASS DEFENSE 2
HALF GUARD HEAD CONTROL VS. GUARD RETENTION 1
HALF GUARD HEAD CONTROL VS. GUARD RETENTION 2
HALF GUARD HEAD CONTROL VS. GUARD RETENTION 3
SWITCH BASE HALF GUARD VS. GUARD RETENTION 1
SWITCH BASE HALF GUARD VS. GUARD RETENTION 2
So, What Does It Cost?