In this video I show a sweep off of the Omoplata.
As I have progressed through the ranks I have realized more and more that the Omoplata is not only a submission but also a position. Once I started viewing it that way I have had a lot more success.
This sweep can be a little scary as you are "throwing yourself under the bus" when you put your head under you opponents body. You will probably have some difficulty doing this at first because of the spacing. I suggest a lot of reps and pr
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In this video I show one of my bread and butter sweeps, the Low Hip Bump.
Many of us abandon the hip bump as we progress through the ranks. Often it is easy to see the setup coming and stuff the watch video >>
In this video I show my favorite escape from the Omoplata submission. This is a high percentage escape and can leave you in a great position when your opponent was feeling comfortable.
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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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in this video I show the most basic defense for the Omoplata. There are a number of really great defenses but this one can be really nice when used correctly. Keep in mind that you are giving up yo watch video >>
In this video I show a great way to finish the Omoplata when your angle is off. Ideally when we transition into this submission you want your body to be parallel with your opponents, hug the hips an watch video >>
In this video I show a very simple and common finish from the Omoplata position, the Reverse Armbar.
This is so common and easy that many of you have probably seen it before. There are not a lo 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 video I show a very basic and powerful sweep/take down from the Butterfly position. The driving force behind this move is a strong Technical Standup. We practice this every day in our warm watch video >>
In this video I show a very important Butterfly Guard concept, the hip heist. This move is essential in being able to lift your opponent up and build power for your sweeps. All through my white bel watch video >>