The X Guard is a fantastic guard to attack your opponent from. The power of the position comes from the fact you’re directly under your opponent’s centre of balance. This can make it relatively easy for you to knock your opponent off balance and sweep them.
Episode 45 of 2 Minute Jiu Jitsu covers the Standing Sweep from X Guard. This sweep can be incredibly difficult to defend as your opponent will have to maintain their balance while having their leg lifted in the air. Check it out below:
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