Leandro Lo - Both Sides of the De La Riva

Leandro Lo - Both Sides of the De La Riva

In every sport there are those few dynamic athletes that when they take the court, field, or ring a hush comes over the crowd. Eyes widen in anticipation, and there’s absolute silence before an eruption of cheers. One athlete in particular comes to mind when I think of the above description. That athlete is Leandro Lo.
- Issue 55

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Leandro Lo - Both Sides of the De La Riva
  • De La Riva Sweep - Leandro Lo

    This sweep is great to have and is handy when your opponent is attempting to pass your guard by grabbing your pants in an effort to control your legs. Leandro switches to a De La Riva Guard to set up this nice sweep.

    - Issue 55

  • Open Guard Reverse to Standing Opponent Leandro Lo

    Here’s another available sweep that is available when your opponent is grabbing onto your gi pant trying to control your leg. Leandro has been experiencing great results with this sweep and was seen using it multiple times throughout his championship run at the 2017 Pans.
    - Issue 55

  • De La Riva Knee Slice Pass - Leandro Lo

    From the top position, Leandro shows us how he deals with an opponent who is attempting to apply the De La Riva Guard on him. This is a relatively quick and simple pass that is pretty much a standard pass but effective on the highest level. The key to this pass is the initial control and entry of...