The Over-Under Pass is guard pass made famous by Bernardo Faria. This pass is pressure based pass that is very hard to defend if you don’t know the mechanics behind the pass. This guard is an excellent way to pass the guard because it prevents your opponent from establishing the guard. In the article below we will break down Over-Under pass and explain how to defend against it.
How to do Over-Under Pass
This technique consists of two important parts that you must have to successfully pass the guard, hip immobilization and pressure on the lower body. Establishing leg control by positioning your self over one leg and under another leg. Then at the same time applying pressure with your shoulder on your opponent stomach and hip. Also, the Head position is very important, your head should be glued to opponents hip.
No-gi Over-Under Pass
There is also Over Under guard Pass variation for no-gi in which technique is adjusted to substitute lack of pants and lapel gripping. Yous should take extra care about your arm positioning to not fall in the triangle choke.