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The Modern Defensive Guard by Ryan Hall

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Designed For All Levels - Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced fighter, this course will change your game.
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Learn The Open Guard Secrets Of ADCC Medalist & UFC Submission Savant Ryan Hall As He Shows You How Grapplers Of All Levels Can Improve Their Offense & Defense From Off Their Back

  • Use some of Ryan Hall’s most effective countering tactics on this 8-volume series from the UFC & ADCC veteran and build the strongest defensive guard possible.
  • Master fundamental principles like alignment, posture, kuzushi, and more with Ryan’s detailed advice.
  • Learn the shelling and framing tactics that can help you improve your defense and stop giving away good positions from guard.
  • Get your body working right with fundamental movements like the bridge, granby, shrimp, and more that every guard player needs to attack effectively.
  • Sweep and counter with omoplatas, shaolin sweeps, roleta sweeps, and more that can turn the tables and get you back on the attack fast
  • Ryan Hall is an accomplished black belt, winner of The Ultimate. Fighter 22, and 2009 ADCC medalist - with years of teaching experience to help break down these concepts and principles.

Course Content

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Volume 1

CHAPTER TITLE
START TIME
Introduction 0
The Myth of "Distance Control" 0:56
Purpose of the Guard 11:48
Castle Strategy 17:57
Opening Game vs Mid Game vs Endgame 27:01

Volume 2

CHAPTER TITLE
START TIME
Fundamental Principles - Alignment Principle 0
Posture Principle 3:45
Centerline Principle 9:32
Pressure Principle 15:03
Trap Door Principle 27:00
Kuzushi 31:48
Pushing and Pulling 37:08

Volume 3

CHAPTER TITLE
START TIME
Fundamental Positioning - How Your Body Folds 0
How Your Body Rotates 5:38
Elbow Frames 12:20
Protecting Your Center (Head Position or Edge) 19:14
Levels of the Guard 24:09
Seated vs Supine 31:26
Concave vs Convex 38:18
Edge vs Square 42:53
Demonstration of the Power of the Edge - Standing on their Edge and Square 50:37

Volume 4

CHAPTER TITLE
START TIME
Fundamental Movements - Fundamental Movement 1 - Build Base 0
Fundamental Movement 2 - The Shrimp 4:50
Fundamental Movement 3 - Reverse Shrimp 9:23
Fundamental Movement 4 - Bridge 13:07
Fundamental Movement 5 - Snake Hip Escape 19:11
Fundamental Movement 6 - Granby 23:35
Fundamental Movement 7 - Belly Out Granby 30:37
Fundamental Movement 8 - Back Roll 32:09
Combining Fundamental Movements 34:13
Problems with the Shrimp 36:44
How the Hip Escape is Meant to Work 46:58

Volume 5

CHAPTER TITLE
START TIME
Shells and Frames - Frames and Shells Primer 0
Resource Management 1:40
Single vs Multiple Point Frames 4:46
Single Foot Frame 7:33
Two Foot Frame 10:56
Thigh Frame 14:35
Shin Frame 19:43
Long Hand Frame 24:06
Two Hands Frame 28:45
Head Frame 34:55
Butt Frame 41:21
Turtle Shell Frame 45:20
Rib Frame 49:43
Lat Frame 52:41
Shoulder Frame 57:26
Underhook Frame 1:01:37
Overhook Frame 1:07:15
Collar Tie Frame 1:14:10
Inverted Collar Tie Frame 1:20:01
Jet Frame 1:24:14
Switch Frame 1:30:06
Inverted Frame 1:37:39
Shell Frame 1:44:03
Frame Transition Drill 1 - Free Flow 1:53:23
Frame Transition Drill 2 - Edge to Square 1:59:57

Volume 6

CHAPTER TITLE
START TIME
The Shell - Explanation - Core of Your Defensive Guard 0
Expansion and Contraction 3:11
The Many Points of Control 8:27
Shell Points of Control from Standard Shell 16:25
Replacement System Hand Fighting 20:48
Solving the Underhook (Hip Escape Reset) 30:04
Solving the Knee Stuff (Frame and Hip Escape) 34:39
Solving the Crossface 40:44
Checking Head Position 47:25
Grip Breaking 56:03
Testing Your Shell - Crashing Drill 1:04:56

Volume 7

CHAPTER TITLE
START TIME
Countering and Attacking Inside the Shell - Attacking Methods and Methodology 0
Cat Playing with Ball of Yarn 10:58
Left to Right Defensive Drilling Flow 16:32
Core Attack 1 - Duck Under 20:55
Core Attack 2 - Cross Swim Duck 25:41
Core Attack 3 - Hook Sweep 29:21
Core Attack 4 - Twist Sweep 33:12
Core Attack 5 - Omoplata 38:09
Core Attack 6 - Shaolin Sweep 42:33
Core Attack 7 - Roleta 48:54
Core Attack 8 - Hippoplatamus 55:25
Core Attack 9 - Snake Swipe 1:01:59
Core Attack 10 - Inside Spin 1:05:13
Core Attack 11 - Sliding Footlock 1:10:45
Combinations 1 - Twists 1:16:37
Combinations 2 - Hook Sweep 1:20:32
Combinations 3 - Roleta 1:24:49
Combinations 4 - Snake Swipe 1:30:05

Volume 8

CHAPTER TITLE
START TIME
Closing - Developing Sensitivity 0
Acknowledgements 6:31
Closing 10:44

Learn The Open Guard Secrets Of ADCC Medalist & UFC Submission Savant Ryan Hall As He Shows You How Grapplers Of All Levels Can Improve Their Defense & Counter-Attacks From Off Their Back

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What Will You Learn?

Get UFC Veteran & ADCC Medalist Ryan Hall’s help with your open guard, as he shows you all of the best ways to improve your defense from the bottom position so you can stay on offense and stop giving up easy guard passes. Over 8 volumes, Ryan shows all of the concepts, principles, body movements, and more that every grappler must have to build the most effective and efficient guard possible - in a way that students with any experience level can benefit from.

Follow along as Ryan breaks down the guard conceptually, explaining the principles that will make your guard stronger like posture control, kuzushi, pressure, and more. Use lessons on fundamental body positioning and movements to start creating the most structurally powerful open guards possible, with coaching on levels of the guard, how you should really be hip escaping, granby rolling, the power of the edge, and more.

Create a guard that can be used for defensive excellence with Ryan’s breakdowns of shells and frames, important body mechanics that you can use to replace the guard and fight against good guard passes. Ryan shows all of the frames you will need, including when you will need them and how each is best employed. With these frames, shells, and defenses in place, see sweeps and counters you can use to begin creating attacks off your back.

So, What Exactly Do You Get?

PART 1

INTRODUCTION

  • THE MYTH OF "DISTANCE CONTROL"
  • PURPOSE OF THE GUARD
  • CASTLE STRATEGY
  • OPENING GAME VS MID GAME VS ENDGAME
  • PART 2

    FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES

  • ALIGNMENT PRINCIPLE
  • POSTURE PRINCIPLE
  • CENTERLINE PRINCIPLE
  • PRESSURE PRINCIPLE
  • TRAP DOOR PRINCIPLE
  • KUZUSHI
  • PUSHING AND PULLING
  • PART 3

    FUNDAMENTAL POSITIONING

  • HOW YOUR BODY FOLDS
  • HOW YOUR BODY ROTATES
  • ELBOW FRAMES
  • PROTECTING YOUR CENTER (HEAD POSITION OR EDGE)
  • LEVELS OF THE GUARD
  • SEATED VS SUPINE
  • CONCAVE VS CONVEX
  • EDGE VS SQUARE
  • DEMONSTRATION OF THE POWER OF THE EDGE - STANDING ON THEIR EDGE AND SQUARE
  • PART 4

    FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENTS

  • FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT 1 - BUILD BASE
  • FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT 2 - THE SHRIMP
  • FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT 3 - REVERSE SHRIMP
  • FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT 4 - BRIDGE
  • FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT 5 - SNAKE HIP ESCAPE
  • FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT 6 - GRANBY
  • FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT 7 - BELLY OUT GRANBY
  • FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT 8 - BACK ROLL
  • COMBINING FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENTS
  • PROBLEMS WITH THE SHRIMP
  • HOW THE HIP ESCAPE IS MEANT TO WORK
  • PART 5

    SHELLS AND FRAMES

  • FRAMES AND SHELLS PRIMER
  • RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
  • SINGLE VS MULTIPLE POINT FRAMES
  • SINGLE FOOT FRAME
  • TWO FOOT FRAME
  • THIGH FRAME
  • SHIN FRAME
  • LONG HAND FRAME
  • TWO HANDS FRAME
  • HEAD FRAME
  • BUTT FRAME
  • TURTLE SHELL FRAME
  • RIB FRAME
  • LAT FRAME
  • SHOULDER FRAME
  • UNDERHOOK FRAME
  • OVERHOOK FRAME
  • COLLAR TIE FRAME
  • INVERTED COLLAR TIE FRAME
  • JET FRAME
  • SWITCH FRAME
  • INVERTED FRAME
  • SHELL FRAME
  • FRAME TRANSITION DRILL 1 - FREE FLOW
  • FRAME TRANSITION DRILL 2 - EDGE TO SQUARE
  • PART 6

    THE SHELL

  • EXPLANATION - CORE OF YOUR DEFENSIVE GUARD
  • EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION
  • THE MANY POINTS OF CONTROL
  • SHELL POINTS OF CONTROL FROM STANDARD SHELL
  • REPLACEMENT SYSTEM HAND FIGHTING
  • SOLVING THE UNDERHOOK (HIP ESCAPE RESET)
  • SOLVING THE KNEE STUFF (FRAME AND HIP ESCAPE)
  • SOLVING THE CROSSFACE
  • CHECKING HEAD POSITION
  • GRIP BREAKING
  • TESTING YOUR SHELL - CRASHING DRILL
  • PART 7

    COUNTERING AND ATTACKING INSIDE THE SHELL

  • ATTACKING METHODS AND METHODOLOGY
  • CAT PLAYING WITH BALL OF YARN
  • LEFT TO RIGHT DEFENSIVE DRILLING FLOW
  • CORE ATTACK 1 - DUCK UNDER
  • CORE ATTACK 2 - CROSS SWIM DUCK
  • CORE ATTACK 3 - HOOK SWEEP
  • CORE ATTACK 4 - TWIST SWEEP
  • CORE ATTACK 5 - OMOPLATA
  • CORE ATTACK 6 - SHAOLIN SWEEP
  • CORE ATTACK 7 - ROLETA
  • CORE ATTACK 8 - HIPPOPLATAMUS
  • CORE ATTACK 9 - SNAKE SWIPE
  • CORE ATTACK 10 - INSIDE SPIN
  • CORE ATTACK 11 - SLIDING FOOTLOCK
  • COMBINATIONS 1 - TWISTS
  • COMBINATIONS 2 - HOOK SWEEP
  • COMBINATIONS 3 - ROLETA
  • COMBINATIONS 4 - SNAKE SWIPE
  • PART 8

    CLOSING

  • DEVELOPING SENSITIVITY
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • CLOSING
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