BJJ Technique: X-Guard Position

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The X-Guard is an advanced guard that has become a strong game for some Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighters, like Marcelo Garcia.  The videos below will demonstrate some possibilities from the x-guard.  X-Guard is starting to become a lost or forgotten guard as single leg x and deep half become more popular, but it can still be used very effectively.