The first component of the Masterclass introduces and profiles the 2x black belt world champion. The exclusive interviews and behind the scenes content allows you to get to know Tainan better and what has shaped him into the champion that he is today.
01 / Stepping on the Knee
02 / Stepping on the Hip
03 / Collar & Pants
04 / Hooking the Far Leg
05 / De La Riva Underhook
06 / Underhook with Lapel
07 / Overhook with Lapel
08 / De La Riva & Belt Grip
09 / De La Riva Shin-to-Shin
10 / C Grip on the Wrist
11 / Collar & Far Pants
12 / K Guard
13 / Butterfly Hook
14 / RDLR Shin-to-Shin
In this section, Tainan Dalpra studies different grips and leg positions to use for controlling the X Guard. He also provides insight and details based on the situation or opponent's reaction.
Tainan provides seven of his favorite options to sweep with from the X Guard position. Throughout the section he also shares experiences and insight on what the opponent will be attempting to do based on the grips and scenario.
In this section, Tainan shows how to use the X guard position to transition to the opponent's back with four different techniques.
01 / Triangle from X Guard
02 / Triangle from K Guard
03 / Triangle from Tripod
04 / Bellydown Armbar
05 / Toehold Variation 01
06 / Toehold Variation 02
07 / One Handed Toehold
08 / Toehold to Knee Bar
01 / Worlds 2022 vs Andy Murasaki
02 / Pan Ams 2022 vs Ronaldo Jr
03 / Pan Ams 2022 vs Roberto Jimenez
04 / Worlds 2021 vs Ronaldo Jr
05 / Worlds 2022 vs Pedro Maia
06 / Worlds 2021 vs Jefferson Guaresi
07 / Grand Prix vs Renato Canuto
08 / Dallas Open vs Michael Liera Jr
09 / Orlando Open vs Jefferson Guaresi
10 / Worlds 2017 (Juvenile Blue Belt)
The final component includes more than 15 minutes of Tainan using the X guard during rounds of sparring. The 33 unique sequences showcase the techniques taught in the previous components being used during live action.