In this video we feature a man who had a tremendous impact on jiu-jitsu. Roberto Gordo’s contribution to the arte suave was revolutionary.
When he started playing half guard he had no idea it would have such an impact. But what was once seen as an undesirable and unusual position has become a fundamental part of the game.
Keep watching to learn how he developed this well-known position, and also to hear his advice for correcting common mistakes people make.
Video by Hywel Teague