In his latest release from BJJ Fanatics, famed grappling and MMA Coach Neil Melanson opens up the playbook for his Ground Marshal Half Guard techniques. One of the positions he explores is the Octopus Guard. In simplest terms, the Octopus Guard shows itself in half guard when the opponent turns their back to you to […]

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Famed grappling and MMA Coach Neil Melanson opens up the playbook for his Ground Marshal Half Guard techniques. One of the positions he explores is the half guard. This is a simple but effective sweep using the half guard as the beginning of a single leg sweep. For more from this series, check out Neil […]

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Great technique using a spinning set up for omoplata to sweep from the good people at Storm Kimonos. They are currently doing a special 2 for the price of 1 BJJ Gi deal!

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This video unveils the NEW “200% Sweep”. Its the 100% sweep with a better grip to it that makes it more effective to take the back, sweep, or armbar.

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Jon Thomas: This is a sweep I have used countless times vs the best competitors in the world, but I don’t see many people using it.

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In order to shut down the underhook used by Rafael Sapo on the half-guard, Leo Tunico wraps his partner’s arm in a whizzer. Sapo takes advantage and traps Tunico’s arm. Note that the guard player immediately hip-escapes, repositioning himself under Tunico. This detail is key for Sapo to have the necessary leverage to spin his […]

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This is a great way to control your opponent, especially if they are bigger and heavier than you. It also has a little nifty sweep that I think you guys will like. I throw in a footlock as a potential in the end. I am sure you guys are going to love this video. Give […]

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Budo Jake shows a simple way to pass the knee shield half guard. From the bottom, Jake shows a De Le Riva Sweep followed by an unconventional Kneebar.

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