This sweep variation is one of the most powerful sweeps I have ever encountered and it plays well as a combination threat off of the lapel feed armbar.
Many of the small details that make this mov watch video >>
In this video I show one of my favorite sweeps the Pocket Sweep. There are a lot of different entries into this sweep but the most important thing is passing the arm across your centerline.
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
This week Master Ricardo Cavalcanti demonstrates an armbar from closed guard with the option for a pendulum sweep. For more visit rcjiujitsu.com 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 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 >>
Close guard doesn't have to be static. The next time you find yourself in closed Guard try this combo. watch video >>