The body lock pass is a highly popular guard pass nowadays, and when combined with the knee slice pass, it can be lethal.
Here's how to counter the butterfly hook sweep with a cartwheel pass, as performed a few days ago by Reug Reug against the great Marcus Buchecha.
Here are 6 Options To Counter The Side Control Defensive Forearm Frame, which can be a real problem when trying to establish control, potentially allowing our opponent to create space and escape.
Here are 3 sweeps from the Knee Shield Half Guard that focus on controlling your opponent's arms rather than getting up with the underhook to the Dogfight position.
If you are bottom Half Guard player, then you must have some options to deal with the dreaded Cross Face & Underhook control.
Here is a fundamental Arm-In Guillotine Defense from closed guard that every BJJ student should know. It is based on maintaining proper posture and preventing the opponent from taking the necessary steps to execute the choke.