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Many of these concepts are from the following videos.

 DPS Breakdowns – Full Preemptive Framing playlist

What are the levels of guard retention?

In order of defense

  1. Feet
  2. Knees
  3. Hands
  4. Hips

What is necessary for a frame? 

Video 

  • A Strong Posting Arm (On a hand for best results or an elbow)
  • Proper Alignment
  • Good Alignment
  • Bad Alignment

How do I create proper alignment?

Video

  • When framing your posting arm and framing arm all need to be in the same line along with your chest and upper body. Any break in this alignment and the frame will not work

How do choose which frame to use?

Video

  • Is it Gi or No Gi? – Obviously some of the like the collar grips will be gi dependant. All of them can be used in gi. In No gi you will use the collar tie, inverted collar tie, bicep grip and stiff arm. 
  • What type of pass is it?  
    • Under Passes
      1. Stiff Arm/Elbow Push
    • Over Passes
      • Collar Tie
      • Inverted Collar Tie
      • Bicep Grip
      • Belt Grip
    • Outside Passes
      • Same Side Collar
      • Cross Side Collar
      • Arm Across 
      • Collar Tie
      • Inverted Collar Tie
      • Bicep Grip
  • How close are they? 
    • Far
      • Same Side Collar
      • Cross Side Collar
      • Arm Across 
      • Bicep Grip
    • Close
      • Collar Tie
      • Inverted Collar Tie
      • Belt Grip
      • Stiff Arm/Elbow Push

What some things I can use to get back distance?

Video 

Use your feet and knees

What are the dangers of framing?

Video

  • Straight Arm framing with your back flat might get you armbarred. 
  • The Leg Drag is a good way to shut down framing

How do I defeat a frame? 

Video

  • Break down the three pillars of framing
  • Posting Arm – Controlling the posting arm
  • Framing Arm – This should be tough but try to get a bend in their framing arm
  • Alignment – This can be done by 
    • Keeping your opponents hips trapped. In a leg drag
  • Shelving the opponents bottom leg so it off the ground.
  • Creating a Cross face or Horsecollar Grip

How do I get a submission off of an opponent framing?

Video 

  • Armbar
  • Triangle

How can I use a Cross Collar grip as an armdrag?

Video