Full lotus much like many other yoga poses can be helpful when trying to add new moves to your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) arsenal. If you are looking to improve your ground game, you should consider building up your ability to perform the full lotus and implementing rubber guard into your game.
The rubber guard was invented by Eddie Bravo founder of 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu, it is one of the more effective guards from the bottom you can utilize.
We will be covering various stretches you can do to help improve your flexibility and mobility that can help you get into the full lotus pose and inturn help master the rubber guard technique.
But to learn how to implement it into your BJJ game, please check out Eddie’s online subscription courses and/or instructional videos.
The stretches below will help your flexibility to achieve full lotus and better develop your Rubber Guard. Here are some stretches you can do to help you loosen up your tight muscles:
Doing these stretches can help reduce tightness in your legs and hips to help improve your ability to get into full lotus position 🧘♀️.
This yoga position is a great indicator of mobility and flexibility that will allow you to perform rubber guard offensive and defensive moves.
The stretches provided will help improve your mobility & flexibility to get to full lotus if you have tight muscles.
You should also slowly move into phases of the lotus pose in conjunction with the stretches provided or the other stretches provided in our stretching guide.
Additionally, here are a few options of poses you can perform to build up your flexibility to achieve the full lotus pose:
Enjoy the stretches and keep training, OSS!