Felipe Pena, also known as Felipe “Preguiça,” is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Gracie Barra. At starting age of 14, Felipe began his jiu jitsu journey. With years of competing experience and hard work, he ended up achieving countless victories as a black belt, including IBJJF World Championship, ADCC World Championship, AJP Abu Dhabi World Pro, and so many more. Throughout his jiu jitsu career, he built nothing but a tremendous amount of fame through phenomenal performance as a grappler.
How Comfortable Are You Solidifying The Pass?
You may run into numerous fancy Instagram videos that make passing seem easy. Jumping side to side, slicing through guards, etc.… But when it comes to sparring or competing, you quickly realize it is always easier said than done. Even if you can initiate a few passing sequences, unless you can solidify them, all you’re left with is crushed dreams and the dreading feeling of “what if.” Not only do you feel like a fool, but you also will have to spend just as much, or even more energy getting back to where you were. Felipe thinks that although many can put in the 99% of work needed to pass the guard, the 1% OF FINE DETAIL separates the good from the best. In his first instructional here at Jiu Jitsu X, in an attempt to share his knowledge, he brings you his best competition-tested techniques that’ll help you go from “almost” to “always.”
What Can I Exactly Learn From This Course?
In Felipe’s latest course, “Close Distance Passing,” you will learn how to get to quarter mount, secure the position and finish with a nice set of 7 points on your side of the scoreboard. Knowing how to force a quarter mount from multiple situations makes it possible to lock the pass in without losing it. With versatile tools such as reverse knee cut, twisting pass, and back take, you will be able to slide through anybody’s guard.
Once you get familiar with the concept and mechanics behind the close distance passing through the quarter mount method, Felipe goes over perfect pairings to the passings, the submissions, and attacks. Starting from Pena choke, Triangle-Armbar, Back Kimura, and Bow and arrow to so many more tips and tricks of how to clear knee shield from half guard and get to Katagatame from the quarter mount are included in Felipe’s course, “Close Distance Passing.”
Another secret to Felipe's 100% success rate passing is utilizing the inverted half guard position. Followed by Felipe’s precise entries to inverted half guard from open guard, he step-by-step will guide you through how to apply it from any angle. It is another position other than the quarter mount to apply shoulder pressure easily, knee cut pass, and back take attacks.
If you are struggling to make further progress with passing, Felipe is here to assist you in overcoming any frustration. Just imagine how exciting it could be to surprise your training partners when they were expecting to put you back into their guard like they always do. So it should definitely be checked out by everybody looking to step up their passing games and start winning!
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