The half guard is a great position when on the bottom.  What’s best about it, is that it can be used in BJJ with and without the gi, as well as mixed martial arts.

The half guard gives you the ability to take the back or reverse your opponent fast.  This way you are not stuck on the bottom taking punishment.

Here’s a clip of me showing a half guard reversal:


About Spartan Mixed Martial Arts

Spartan Mixed Martial Arts was established in 2010 and is located at 11 Cindy Ln #3, Ocean Township NJ 07712  –  732-531-5145.

Spartan specializes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Kids Martial Arts for adults and children 4 -12.