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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 reason we discard this move is not because it is a terrible move but more so because it requires our opponents base to be forward or driving into the persons Guard. There are many different variations to this move and I briefly address the angle of the knee and the benefits of having it across the h
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 >>
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 >>
This is a look at the very basic submission the Triangle.
There are bunch of different setups for this submission but I am just showing a very basic entry. My hope at this point in the curriculum 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 is an in depth look into the Basic Stacking Pass. This is a very common pass that is taught to a lot of white belts. The reason this come so early in the curriculum is because it require watch video >>
This is a look at the basic Cross Collar submission from guard. This is one of the first lessons taught during out Closed Guard block. You can see that I focus on breaking the posture using the cor watch video >>
This video is a closer look at the Basic Armbar from Closed Guard. Although the title has the word "basic" in it you will see that there are a lot of steps involved. Being honest there are a lot of watch video >>
In this video I show an Open Guard Sweep called the Kola Bear. This is a very basic Open Guard sweep and works both gi and no gi. I think this is a must have technique for all grapplers. The best watch video >>