Open Guard Pass to Twister Side Control

Open guard pass to twister side control taught by Scott “Einstein” Epstein.


In this video Scott shows how to pass the open guard.


Then he ends up in the twister position, made famous by Eddie Bravo, which allows you to face your opponents feet, but in the side mount.


From twister side control, you can attempt the twister, or you can mount.

Karo Pass

Use the Karo Pass to pass the butterfly guard. When opponent is using butterfly guard, you pin their arms down and spring up with your legs and land in side control.