The X Guard Masterclass by Nicholas Meregali
Nicholas MeregaliProfessional Fighter
Master The X Guard With Elite Competition Secrets From World Champion Nicholas Meregali’s System For Controlling The Fight With Sweeps, Submissions, Back Takes, & More Off His Back!
- The X Guard can help you control your opponents’ legs, balance, base, and movement from open guard, with systematic options to attack
- Learn tons of transitions into the X Guard as Nicholas teaches you how to go from many diverse positions into X guard where you can finish
- Combine single leg X and X guard with Nicholas’s advice on when and why to use each together for maximum effect
- Grip and attack with Nicholas’s most high percentage offense that grapplers of all levels can use
|DRILLING TO ONE LEG GUARD / X GUARD. Collar and bottom pants control||0|
|Collar and bottom pants control variation 2||12:17|
|Collar and bottom pants control variation 3||21:42|
|Trap drilling to One/X guard||31:40|
|Collar and bottom pants control variation 4||40:35|
|Spider guard control to One/X guard||0|
|Spider guard control to One/X guard variation 2||8:16|
|Lasso Guard drilling to One/X||14:58|
|Berimbolo do One/X guard||22:05|
|Half guard to X||33:22|
|Knee on floor||40:35|
|Knee on floor variation 2||46:20|
|SWEEPS & SUBMISSIONS. Simplest One Leg X sweep||0|
|One Leg X plus Foot on biceps combination||9:50|
|X Guard sweep controlling the outside sleeve||18:19|
|X Guard sweep controlling the closer sleeve||28:09|
|X Guard sweep controlling the closer sleeve variation 2||36:27|
|X Guard holding the leg||42:03|
|Standing up position from the One/X Guard||49:43|
|Lapel control to back take||56:19|
|Lapel control sweep||1:03:40|
Nicholas Meregali Is One Of The Best Competitive Black Belts In The World, With Mutliple World Championships And One Of The Highest Finishing Rates Ever!
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What Will You Learn?
Nicholas Meregali is known on the mats for constantly bringing the fight to his opponent with aggressive technique, and now you can learn one of his most reliable and effective positions with the X guard. With a focus on grip fighting, combinations, and careful instruction, Meregali shows you how he systematically works through the X guard with sweeps, submissions, and more.
Use X guard as a finishing position that you can set up from tons of places as Nicholas teaches you his tricks for entering into the legs. Work from collar and sleeve guard, spider guard, half guard, butterfly guard, and more, as you get tons of options you can use to play from X as often possible.
Once you are in X guard with strong control, start getting opponents moving and in trouble with these techniques that Nicholas has crafted over years on the mat. With a strong focus on grips that set up great attacks, you can start to combine your guards and use setups for a really strong open guard.
In addition to sweeps, the X guard is a great position for attacking the legs for solid submissions and getting an angle to take the back. With these lessons from world champion Nicholas Meregali, grapplers of all levels can benefit from his years as an elite black belt.