The X Guard position gives you a lot of options for sweeping. The position is so powerful that even if you have lost your grips you can still unbalance and sweep your opponent. This video covers th watch video >>
This video shows how I perform the Hip Bump Sweep. This is a very basic sweep and a very high percentage sweep all through the ranks of BJJ and even into MMA. There are many different schools that watch video >>
An in depth look at the very basic Pendulum Sweep.
This is a very common sweep that is taught to many practitioners in their first few months but requires a lot of good hip movement to truly maste watch video >>
This video shows a sneaky sweep that abuses your partners fear of getting choked. Often if your partner/opponent has fallen prey to a basic collar choke then the mere act of putting your hand in t watch video >>
In this video I show a transition from Closed Guard to Turtle position. keep in mind this is not going to be a sweep (unless you pull them so hard they fall into Side Control), but it is a great way watch video >>
The Balloon Sweep is an intermediate to advanced sweep to utilize but an important concept builder for beginners.
Against a skilled opponent this sweep can be very, very difficult but the setup is watch video >>
In this clip I look into the Scissor Sweep from Closed Guard. This is a very basic sweep that most of us learned as white belts but typically stop using as we progress past the beginner ranks. The watch video >>
The Lapel Feed is one of my favorite moves. It is especially useful against strong opponents or extremely spastic opponents as it allows you a huge amount of control over their upper body/arm.
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In this video I show a very sneaky and effective move from the Half Guard. Although this move is labeled a sweep it walks a fine line between sweep and reversal. The ruling between sweep and revers watch video >>
The X Guard continues to provide powerful sweeping options. In this video I show you the last move of my X Guard Series called the Ball and Chain. I use the term "ball and chain" to refer to any ti watch video >>