I am 5 foot 10 and 190lbs. I am roughly 17% bf and consider myself quite strong. However my problem is that I am pretty short legs which makes closed guard quite difficult for myself to maintain. ...
I am wondering what are the main techniques/principles to use in order to keep someone from passing your guard. I.e. How to effectively control posture in closed guard to allow sweeps and subs? But ...
A little background on the situation: You can be in either sitting / butterfly or on your back in open guard Opponent is on one knee, other one up DLR, 1 Leg X-guard, full x-guard, hooking sweeps ...
I find it quite tricky to maintain a closed guard as I shortish legs, I find that its not that hard for someone to break it open. Is there any good advice on how to keep a good closed guard if you ...