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 master.
I personally chose to teach this as early as possible because it focuses on those strong fundamentals that will transfer to other moves. Please reference the video to see how mobile and "open" your hips should be.
If you find yourself having a lot of trouble with this hip movement I suggest
This video is hosted from www.youtube.com
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 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 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 >>
This is an in depth look at how I do the Kimura from Closed Guard and a look at how to overcome the most basic defense for the Kimura. As you notice I start off by dominating the arm and not by clas 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 >>
In this video we take a look at a very common Butterfly sweep, the Overhook Sweep. I see this done a lot and there are many different variations, setups and finishes associated with the Overhook swe 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 >>
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 >>