Countering The Stiff Arm Pass Defence

Among the most common ways to counter passes where you move to the side (such as the leg drag or torreando) is the collar push and sleeve push. In both these defences your opponent uses a stiff arm and hip movement to recover their guard.

As these stiff arm defences are so common, it’s important you understand how to counter them and use them to your advantage. This mini-instructional covers a few different ways to counter this stiff arm depending on how far through the defence.

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