Quick Answer: Jiu Jitsu, Rubber Guard, How To?

Do you need to be flexible for rubber guard?

As a caveat, you don’t need freak flexibility for rubber guard. Having a good angle makes up for a lot of flexibility. In one of Eddie bravos videos on YouTube featuring Ronda rousey he says if you want to do rubber guard you should try and stretch whenever you can all day long.

Does rubber guard hurt your knees?

When thinking about doing rubber guard – Eddie Bravo recommends you don’t do it unless you can do lotus position in yoga. If you hurt your knee playing rubber guard, you’re doing it wrong. The lockdown should be done with a backwards half guard which means they end up flat relative to you and hip to hip.

What is rubber guard good for?

The Rubber Guard focuses on clinching your opponent and keeping them guessing what you are trying to attack them with. Although the Rubber Guard was developed with Mixed Martial Arts(MMA) in mind, it can be used by practitioners of Gi Jiu-Jitsu, No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu, and MMA.

What is the Williams guard?

The Williams guard is almost like Rubber Guard except for people who don’t have gumby legs, hip and knees. It has also been called a Shoulder Pin Guard. Shawn Williams continued to refine and develop the Williams Guard through a variety of competitions and traveling around to world training and competing.

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