How to Establish Control Against a Standing Opponent
If your opponent is standing up and detached from you then he has a lot of freedom of motion and can run around your legs if he’s fast. Of course you could stand up, but if his takedowns are better than yours and you want to stay on the ground then you have to latch onto him somehow. Here’s one of my favourite sequences to control an opponent who’s standing in front of me when I’m sitting in the guard.
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