The basis of our open guard game – the hook sweep (sumi gaeshi)

The basis of our open guard game - the hook sweep (sumi gaeshi): The most versatile and…

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Two phase sweeps/reversals from open guard

Two phase sweeps/reversals from open guard: When we begin the study of Jiu jitsu we are…

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Air time

Air time: Sweeps in Jiu jitsu all score the same amount regardless of amplitude. Indeed…

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Carry your opponents weight easily through posture

Carry your opponents weight easily through posture: When you work in bottom position you…

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Sweeps can do more than sweep

Sweeps can do more than sweep: When we go to sweep an opponent from guard position we…

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Overlap

Overlap: Many of the most popular standing takedowns in Jiu jitsu can also be used as…

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Sweeps AND submissions

Sweeps AND submissions: Very often there is a natural tendency to divide our attacks from…

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Look where you want them to land

Look where you want them to land! Whenever you want to throw someone from standing…

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The three things your opponent just can’t hide in a grappling match

The three things your opponent just can’t hide in a grappling match: Once you come to…

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Removing a potential base of support prior to a sweep

Removing a potential base of support prior to a sweep: Sweeping tough opponents from open…

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Mastery of the hook sweep (sumi gaeshi) – an essential part of my approach to the game

Mastery of the hook sweep (sumi gaeshi) - an essential part of my approach to the game:…

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