Sweep From Deep Half Guard Variation 2

The objective from the bottom position in BJJ is to defend against the opponent’s guard passes and reverse position using sweeps. Deep half guard is a variation on the traditional half guard that is very effective for setting up sweeps. In this video, BJJ Champion Gamal Hassan teaches a sweep…

Sweep From Deep Half Guard Variation

The objective from the bottom position in BJJ is to defend against the opponent’s guard passes and reverse position using sweeps. Deep half guard is a variation on the traditional half guard that is very effective for setting up sweeps. In this video, BJJ Champion Gamal Hassan teaches a sweep…

Sweep From De La Riva Guard

The De La Riva guard is one of BJJ’s many highly effective guard positions. From the De La Riva guard position, you can defend against your opponent’s guard passes and work for sweeps. In this video, BJJ Champion Gamal Hassan teaches a sweep from the De La Riva guard.

Overhead Sweep From Lasso Guard

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the objective from the bottom position is to either secure a submission or use a sweep in order to reverse positions on the opponent. Depending on the position of the opponent there are a number of effective sweeps that can be used to reverse position and secure…

One Leg X Guard Sweep

The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is to secure a submission or sweep the opponent off their base in order to secure top position. Depending upon how the opponent attacks, there are a large variety of sweeps that can be effectively utilized. In this video, you will…

Deep Half Guard Sweep Lapel Control

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the objective from the bottom position is to either secure a submission or use a sweep in order to reverse positions on the opponent. Depending on the position of the opponent there are a number of effective sweeps that can be used to reverse position and secure…

Open Guard Sweep To Knee On Belly

Developing a variety of sweeps from the open guard position is a critical aspect of becoming a well-rounded BJJ practitioner. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates an open guard sweep transition to the knee on belly position.

Omoplata Sweep To Triangle Lock Armbar

The omoplata is a submission technique that uses the legs to trap the opponent’s arm in a shoulder lock. From the guard position, this technique works well in combination with other submissions, and can also be used to sweep. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates an omoplata…

Arm Drag Sweep

The arm drag is a useful setup for many standing and ground grappling techniques. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates how to use an arm drag to set-up a sweep from the open guard.

Arm Drag To Double Leg Sweep

The arm drag is a useful setup for many standing and ground grappling techniques. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates how to use an arm drag to set-up a double leg sweep.

Taking The Back From Guard With Gi Grips

There are many inventive ways to manipulate the BJJ uniform in order to control your opponent and create submission opportunities. In this video, BJJ World Silver Medalist Almiro Barros demonstrates how to use the gi to control the opponent’s posture from guard to take the back.

Tornado Sweep

The tornado guard can be described as a variety of inverted half guard positions. It is most commonly used as an unorthodox method for sweeping an opponent and setting up submissions for sport BJJ. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates a tornado guard sweep.

Berimbolo For The Back

The berimbolo is a sweep from the 50/50 guard position that is specific to sport BJJ. This somewhat controversial technique strays from traditional BJJ in that it has few, if any, realistic applications for self-defense. However, some modern BJJ competitors have utilized the 50/50 guard position and berimbolo as effective…

Tornado Guard Spin

The tornado guard can be described as a variety of inverted half guard positions. It is most commonly used as an unorthodox method for sweeping an opponent and setting up submissions for sport BJJ. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates a tornado guard sweep to set up…

Reverse Half Guard Transition to Back Control

Back control is one of the most dominant positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. There are many advanced methods for transitioning to the back that can catch your opponent by surprise. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates a method for transitioning to back control from the bottom…

De La Riva Sweep

The De La Riva guard is a form of open guard that is predominantly used in the gi to sweep a standing or kneeling opponent. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates a sweep variation from the De La Riva guard used when an opponent is…

Butterfly To Swambo Sweep

Attacking in combinations is an effective way to stay one or two moves ahead of your opponent, and is essential when grappling with more advanced martial artists. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates a combination from the butterfly guard to the “sambo” sweep.

X-Guard Sweep Variation

The X Guard is a form of open guard where your body is positioned beneath your opponent to allow significant control of your opponent’s legs and balance. The X Guard allows you to efficiently trap and control the legs to destabilize and sweep them. In this video, BJJ World Champion…

Sweep From The Open Guard

Developing a variety of sweeps from the open guard position is a critical aspect of becoming a well-rounded BJJ practitioner. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates an advanced sweep from an offensive open guard position.

Guard Pass From Single Leg

An opponent will commonly attempt to gain a top position by using variations of the single takedown, starting from both sitting guard and standing positions. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a counter to the single leg sweep position used to pass the guard and obtain side…

Single Leg Counter Sumi Gaeshi

An opponent will commonly attempt to gain a top position by using variations of the single takedown, starting from both sitting guard and standing positions. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a counter to the single leg using a “Sumi Gaeshi” technique.

Single Leg Counter Ouchi Gari

An opponent will commonly attempt to gain a top position by using variations of the single takedown, starting from both sitting guard and standing positions. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a counter to the single leg using an inside leg trip known as “Ouchi Gari”.

50/50 Guard Sweep

The 50/50 guard is a complex position that is very specific to sport Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and it occurs when both competitors choose to play from the guard at the same time. This somewhat controversial position strays from traditional BJJ teachings in that it has few, if any, realistic applications for…

Top Half Guard Position to Back Control

From the top position in half guard, the most common, or orthodox, attack is to pass the guard to obtain side control or full mount. However, an advanced BJJ student has the ability to mix the orthodox with the unorthodox in order to catch their opponent by surprise. In this…