Never getting your back flat on the ground. Keeping your head protected so your opponent can’t hug your neck and apply pressure. Using the shin as a shield when necessary. These are just a few of the concepts that instructor Rafael “Sapo” Natal examines in this priceless lesson on the half-guard. Note how, from the moment he wins the underhook, Sapo can move to the back, employ sweeps, or change into the deep half-guard.
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