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THE MERGE: Luiza Monteiro X Pass Guard Recovery Breakdown

bjj | 10/10/2020

September 2020 Third Coast Grappling hosted their very first women's tournament (Kumite 7). In the finals we had two multiple time world champions, Luiza Monteiro and Ana Carolina Vieira. Ana was close to passing Luiza's guard via an x pass but Luiza did an excellent job stiff arming the near pant grip arm, sliding her hips back, and recovering her guard.

To learn more about The Merge, click here. 

About Michael Trasso:

Michael’s journey on the mats began in 1995, training Jiu Jitsu at just five years old. Throughout the next decade, he picked up wrestling and would become one of the world’s most accomplished adolescent Jiu Jitsu competitors. In 2008, Michael was recruited to wrestle for Rhode Island College. In 2011, Michael was nationally ranked #9 and in 2012, attained his 100th collegiate victory. In 2016, Michael began training in San Diego where he received some of his most notable awards in adult Jiu Jitsu competition to include earning his spot on FloGrappling’s “Top 20 No Gi Adult Black Belt Middleweights in the World” ranking in 2018 and 2019.