15x Black Belt World Champion - Atos HQ Head Coach Andre Galvao teaches amazing foot work concepts & details for a great guard pass transitions, during the Advanced/Fundamentals class on 10/23/2021.
The windshield wiper is a leg motion used by the legend Andre Galvao uses at the high level competitions to pass his opponent's guard (and also to showboat sometimes). It allows you to cross from one side of your opponent’s body to the other without him entangling you in either guard or half guard. Train these moves for a better guard pass combo, mobility and stability before any "side-to-side" transitions.
Use the Leg Drag to control opponent’s hips before advancing to a guard pass. In Brazilian jiu jitsu ‘s sporting environment, the Leg Drag started being seen in its rudimentary form during the 1990’s, as an alternative to the toreando and stacking guard passes.
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.