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Hip Bump Sweep also known as Getup Sweep or Situp Sweep is considered as one of the staple technique in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Quite often the effectiveness and the details behind this technique is overlooked.
The Hip Bump Sweep is one of the most basic BJJ sweeps… But when you’re rolling against an experienced training partner, that doesn’t have to mean anything – they’ll use this technique when they see a chance.
So, here’s an easy and highly effective way to counter the Hip Bump Sweep. Henry Akins demonstrates.
Henry Akins is the third American to be promoted to black belt under Rickson Gracie, and has actually served as the main instructor for Rickson’s headquarters in Los Angeles. It’s not likely that anyone save Rickson’s sons have had as much of a chance to work with the man over the last decade than Henry. As he’s not one to promote himself much, he’s remained very much a west coast secret, but those in the know will tell you how much influence and inspiration he’s provided behind the scenes. He has been labeled a “Jiu Jitsu Super Computer” for his knowledge and analysis of the art he can provide
Henry Akins Provides A Detailed Breakdown Of The Closed Guard Including Controlling Opponents, Avoiding Sweeps/Submissions, And MORE!
- Finding yourself inside the closed guard can be an absolute nightmare if you don’t have the right tools to manage the bottom player’s advances, and Akins’ has assembled the perfect roadmap to help you dominate from this common position.
- Change your game with Akins’ closed guard secrets derived from years of study and experience with the best practitioners in the world.