First He Brought You Worms, Now Keenan Reveals Mantis Guard!
Keenan Cornelius is widely considered to be one of the most innovative BJJ players on the mat today. First Keenan brought us the worm guard, now he is unleashing “the mantis guard”!
It is a variation of reverse De la Riva guard with mantis hand positioning that ends in a kiss-of-the-dragon back take. Sounds like high level Dungeons & Dragons wizardry to me! I can’t wait to try it out on the mats.
Enjoy the technique below and be sure to stay tuned to keenanonline.com for more of Keenan’s innovations.