Defeating the Guard DVD by Helio Soneca
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In this DVD, Soneca will show you 16 no gi techniques on how to defeat the open and closed guard using the cross knee pass and other techniques that made him such an amazing competitor and champion. Includes not only instruction but also competition footage showing Soneca actually perform the techniques he is teaching.

Helio "Soneca" Moreira started practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 8 with Black Belt master Cirilo Azevedo. Having fallen in love with this Martial Art at the age of 9, he was already a Brazilian Champion. At the age of 13, Helio moved to Rio De Janeiro and started to practice with the Gracie Club, now known as Barra Gracie, taught by the Machado Brothers, Ze Henrique Leao Teixeira and Renzo Gracie. Soneca, as he is known in the Martial Arts world, chose Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as his career totally dedicating himself to it. At the age of 22, he received from Master Carlos Gracie Jr., the Black Belt he had been dreaming of; a prestige that few people had at that time.

Soneca is currently a 4th degree black belt and known as one of the best fighters and Masters in the world. He is also one of the founders of Gracie Barra, currently the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school in the world. Soneca is famous for his amazing competition victories which include Brazilian, Pan-American, International, and World Championships. He has also won several NHB championships. Here are just a few of Soneca's Championships:

-1995 Pan-American Championship - California
-1996 World Championship - Brazil
-1997 Brazilian Championship - Brazil
-1999 International Championship - Brazil
-2001 MAGA - North American Grappling Association Champion - Miami
-2003 COMBATE EXTREMO (NHB) - Mexico