Welcome - Intro to Back Attacks
NoGi BJJ: Intro to back attacks by Corey Guitard • 43s
This course aims to overview the core concepts and techniques for taking the back, maintaining back control, and finishing from the back. The purpose of the course is to provide you with a foundation on which to build a more nuanced back-attack game in the future.
There is a lot of information on attacking the back in No-Gi BJJ… here’s what you need to know to have more success in training and competition.
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