15x Black Belt World Champion Atos HQ Head Black Belt Andre Galvao teaches Worm Guard variations from Single Leg X (one leg x), during the 6:15pm class on 03/13/2019.
Similar to De La Riva guard, Worm Guard (using the opponent's lapel) makes it easy to attack the back in a "Berimbolo" style technique. More so, depending on the top player’s defense, we can attack a variety of submissions. In the following video you will see how to execute a slick back take from Worm Guard with the Legend Andre Galvao.
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.