The technical stand-up is a crucial thing to get right in a BJJ match. But in a street fight, the stakes are much higher.
Having the right position on the ground can mean that you get to kick your attacker's legs and surprise them. Alternatively, failing to distance yourself can mean that you get knocked out by a kick to the head.
Watch the conclusion to Master Rickson's explanation in this video, and come here to see what came before.
A cornerstone of Gracie Combatives ... Great stuff!