Bottom Half Guard - Far Side Kimura Series (Part 3)
3: Transitions to the Hip Post
Transitioning to the hip post, aka the stepover or the kimura lockdown, a dominant finishing position.
Note that there is some danger of stepping over to the hip post against opponent in good posture.
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High Low Half
Sometimes if you lack the flexibility or the opponent has head position that prevents you from getting to the hip post, the high low half is a nice "in between" spot to transition from.
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Transitions in which you do not use the high low half guard position.
Shrimp and step over to hip post
Create some space with your hips and step over to the hip post.
Shin press/pivot to hip post
An alternative method to the high low half to create space when the opponent has good head position.