Professor Raphael Cadena, our GMI in Florida, answered GRACIEMAG’s request and prepared a series of mobility exercises for you to sharpen your spider guard. Representative of the RMNU HQ school and trained by Professor Leandro Azara, from A2 Jiu-Jitsu, in Teresópolis, Raphael is an experienced competitor and has prepared for you the best tips for you to leave your guard impassable to opponents.
Check out the exercises bellow.
With the help of the belt, stay in a spider-guard position to activate your core. Try to do 5 sets of 1 min with 20 seconds of rest in this exercise. This activity will help you find your balance point and get used to the isometry caused by the spider guard.