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The “Old School Sweep” From Half Guard Is The First One You Should Learn

Taking down a good wrestler is one thing, but how about once you are on the ground with them? One word for you: Old School Sweep from Half Guard. Yeah… Learning techniques that have a million...

The Kneebar Sweep Works Exceptionally Well From Closed Guard

Whenever your opponent starts standing up with their arms posted on your biceps/underneath your armpits, you have a chance for a Kneebar Sweep. A kneebar (also known...

The Butterfly Sweep: It’s About Time You Learn How To Do It

You still don’t know how to do the Butterfly Sweep? Well, that’s alright – as long as you’re keen on learning it! Have you had enough with complicated techniques which have a...

These Hidden Tripod Sweep Details Work Like A Charm

There are some techniques that you learn very early on, maybe even at your first BJJ class or two; but which you don’t use for too long, as it seems – after a certain level – that these...

Use This Sweep Whenever Your Opponent Defends Against The Omoplata

The omoplata is a great move that is often underused or not properly used in BJJ. It’s a submission, a sweep, and a setup for other submissions and sweeps. It is not the easiest move to pull off...

Marcelo Garcia Demonstrates The “Overhead Sweep To Arm Chop” Setup That Works Great

Have you had enough with complicated techniques which have a seemingly never-ending amount of details? It would be really neat if you could just learn a couple of simple, but effective moves…...

These Half Guard Sweep & Reversal Concepts Work Surprisingly Easy

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

Craig Jones Demonstrates A More Effective Hip Bump Sweep Variation

The closed guard is likely the first type of guard a student will learn in BJJ. The closed guard is just one of the many guards you’ll encounter in your training. It is a part of the identity of...

Mikey Musumeci Demonstrates An Easy Sweep You Can Do With The Opponent’s Belt

One of the most important elements of your development in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is learning when and how to use different guards. To define, a guard is a position where you use your legs as a...

Jeff Glover Shows A Cool Cross Ashi Sweep – Learn It As Soon As Possible

BJJ beginners usually want to focus on one thing: submissions. After all, submissions are what most people picture when they think about BJJ or MMA. However, without a complete BJJ skillset, your...

Here’s How To Kneebar Someone Immediately After a Half Guard Sweep

As a beginner it’s quite often the hardest to figure out how a sweep works. Submissions are somewhat easier. You grab onto the isolated limb and apply pressure but working a sweep quite often...

Here’s How To Escape Mount & Sweep Your Opponent Immediately

Remember every time you are stuck in the mount and you can’t escape for dear life? You are being smashed and left at the mercy of your opponent and are clueless on how to escape? For many...

This Old School Half Guard Sweep Works Great For All BJJ Belt Ranks

When you train Jiu-Jitsu, facing a wrestler can be a daunting task. They have great grappling conditioning, are very scrappy, have great base, and are very aggressive. Wrestlers have strength,...

The UNSTOPPABLE Sweep by Mike Fowler Works Like A Charm

No matter how much you know, you’ll never know everything in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. No matter the amount of techniques you can do and no matter the number of details to executing them that you...

BJJ Advice: Don’t Stop Mid-Sweep… Establish Top Position

If you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at any length of time and are finally starting to understand it a bit, then you’ve probably heard your coach say something along the lines of:...

The Sumi Gaeshi Sweep Is The Best Sweep From Butterfly Guard

If you’re new to playing Butterfly Guard, you know how confusing it can be. For someone who has never tried it out, it can get incredibly frustrating – because no matter what you try, it...

Kit Dale Shares A Secret Recipe For Sweeping Everyone, Anytime

Does sweeping people in Jiu-Jitsu feel… Awkward to you? As in – out of all things in BJJ, sweeps tend to be the toughest ones for you to execute? Kit Dale has had a similar “sweeping issue”:...

Leo Vieira Shows An Effortless Scissor Sweep Setup

There are some BJJ techniques that you will carry with yourself no matter the experience, knowledge, and the belt you earn along the way. Simply put, these techniques are going to be...

Crucial (X-Guard) Sweep Concept: Follow It Up Immediately

What’s one of the biggest mistakes that BJJ white and blue belts (heck, even some higher belts) make in their offense? Lots of times, they get the initial attack right; but then they...

The Big Brother Sweep is Your New Favorite Sweep from Closed Guard

There’s no denying it: sweeping people from Closed Guard can sometimes be surprisingly difficult. Especially as you climb through the ranks and as your opponents become more skillful in...

This Butterfly Sweep Is So Simple You’ll Use It All The Time

Have you had enough with complicated techniques which have a seemingly never-ending amount of details? It would be really neat if you could just learn a couple of simple, but effective moves…...

These Simple Tips Will Make Your Single Leg X Game 10x Better

The Single Leg X is a fantastic position, full of sweep and transition options, as well as of submissions that follow it. However, you have to know how to play this position well first, before you...

This Xande Sweep to Armbar Setup Is SIMPLE And Works Like MAGIC!

Most of the techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu don’t have to be complicated in order to work. What’s more, if you truly want to become an excellent Jiujiteiro, you should be focused on...

Here Are The 4 Basic Reasons Why Your Open Guard SUCKS

Watching someone with a fantastic Open Guard roll is so amazing! Looking at their ability to impose control, sweeps, to defend against guard passes, and to even go for submissions directly…...