Santoro teaches a good technique for submitting an opponent from side-control.
"The guard is the salvation of the weak," said Rilion Gracie in a GRACIEMAG interview in February 2009. Well today, after wins from stars Fabricio Werdum (in Strikeforce) and Anderson Silva (in the UFC), everyone seems to understand a little better just how important Jiu-Jitsu's leg game is in a fight situations.
Well before the winning submissions of Fabricio Werdum (over all-powerful Fedor) and Anderson Silva (over Sonnen), your most complete magazine on Jiu-Jitsu already stressed the importance of the guard. Check it out, study it and learn.
While the GRACIEMAG.com team prepares to take to the sky on our way to several championships in April, from UFC 112 to the 2010 Pan, to the 2nd World Pro JJ Cup in Abu Dhabi, we recollect some aerial submissions.