The Lasso & Spider are extremely strong open guards and super popular in BJJ. These type of guards are extremely dependent on grips. Also, can only be executed in the gi. Multiple Time IBJJF World Champion Andre Galvao have played the Lasso in competition against high-level athletes over the years.
Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches details for a strong and surprising triangle attack from lasso/spider guard, during the fundamentals class on 01/14/2019.
Andre Galvao is one of the greatest BJJ athletes of all time, with 6 IBJJF World Championship titles, 10 IBJJF Pan American Championships, and 6 ADCC World Championship titles (4x as the ADCC Super Fight Champion). He received his black belt from Luis “Careca” Dagmar, having also worked extensively with Fernando Terere. Galvao is also a former mixed martial artist, with an MMA record of 5-2-0, before he retired to lead the Atos Jiu-Jitsu Academy's Headquarters in San Diego, California.
Today, Atos is considered one of the best jiu-jitsu academies in the world, producing World Champion athletes at all levels, from juvenile and white belt all the way to black belt. Galvao's mission with Atos BJJ On Demand is to share the lessons, and experiences he has acquired competing and coaching over the years.