Improve Hip Mobility For Improved Guard Retention Against Aggressive Guard Passers

Using a monster band has been one of the best tools to keep my hips healthy, mobile, as well as pain-free. This lateral banded hip mobilization has been a very effective and useful tool to improve my jiu-jitsu. If you are grappling against an aggressive guard passer, you know that the hips are crucial for retaining your guard and also getting into positions such as butterfly guard or even rubber guard to get on the attack. This technique has been so improtant to my hip health as well as my jiu-jitsu. Not to mention, having mobile hips reduces back pain and the risk of knee injury. A go-to technique for any BJJ player.

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