James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 12 - Interview with James Puopolo: Part 2

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 12 - Interview with James Puopolo: Part 2

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James Puopolo is a highly decorated 4th generation Ribeiro Black Belt. Watch as James and Xande talk about topics such as where he started Jiu-Jitsu, the 2014 Competition season, and what his plans are for 2015.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 11 - Interview with James Puopolo: Part 1

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 11 - Interview with James Puopolo: Part 1

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James Puopolo is a highly decorated 4th generation Ribeiro Black Belt. Watch as James and Xande talk about topics such as where he started Jiu-Jitsu, the 2014 Competition season, and what his plans are for 2015.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 10 - Technique Workshop of the Fifty Fifty Kneebar and Other Options

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 10 - Technique Workshop of the Fifty Fifty Kneebar and Other Options

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Xande and James break down a brief workshop on the fifty fifty kneebar including other options that are available from that position.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 9 - Fifty Fifty Kneebar on Inside Leg

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 9 - Fifty Fifty Kneebar on Inside Leg

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James Puopolo teaches a way to entangle your opponent's leg to attack their trapped leg with a vicious knee bar. Using the proper angle and grips will help to prevent your opponent from kicking out of your submission attempt.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 8 - Half Guard Guillotine to Mounted Guillotine

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 8 - Half Guard Guillotine to Mounted Guillotine

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James shares an attack option if you were able to successfully sweep your opponent from butterfly guard but land in your opponent's half guard with the overhook grip. Rather than shrink back, we use the advantage of the overhook control to hunt for our opponent's neck and force our way to the mount.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 7 - Failed Overhook Butterfly Hook Sweep to the Omoplata

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 7 - Failed Overhook Butterfly Hook Sweep to the Omoplata

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Using the overhook grip, we're able to string a series of attacks on our opponent even if the butterfly hook sweep fails. In this lesson, James teaches a way to transition into the omoplata off a failed overhook butterfly sweep.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 6 - Failed Overhook Butterfly Hook Sweep to Half Guard Foot Stomp Sweep

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 6 - Failed Overhook Butterfly Hook Sweep to Half Guard Foot Stomp Sweep

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In this lesson we learn how to adapt from a failed overhook butterfly sweep when your opponent settles into your half guard. Rather than accept the position, we immediately transition to the half guard foot stomp sweep to reverse for the sweep.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 5 - Failed Hook Sweep to Failed Kneebar Back to Gullotine or Hook Sweep Darce

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 5 - Failed Hook Sweep to Failed Kneebar Back to Gullotine or Hook Sweep Darce

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James continues the chain of attacks from the failed butterfly hook sweep. In this lesson we learn how to follow up with more combinations of attack if your opponent steps their knee back to prevent the kneebar. As they step back, they open up the opportunity to come back to the hook sweep or to attack the neck with a guillotine.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 4 - Failed Overhook Butterfly Hook Sweep to Rolling Kneebar

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 4 - Failed Overhook Butterfly Hook Sweep to Rolling Kneebar

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James shows a way to transition into a rolling knee bar when you were unable to sweep your opponent with the failed overhook butterfly sweep. When you go for the hook sweep, your opponent will often push in to you to attempt to stuff your sweep. Anticipating your opponent's reaction and transitioning into the kneebar will often catch them by surprise.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 3 - Overhook Butterfly Hook Sweep to Marcelotine

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 3 - Overhook Butterfly Hook Sweep to Marcelotine

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James teaches another way to catch your opponent right off of the overhook butterfly hook. In this lesson we learn to use our opponent's reaction against them by setting a trap with the no arm marcelotine. The marcelotine is a guillotine variation that was made famous by Marcelo Garcia and is unique in the way that the elbow is thrown over your opponent's shoulder to tighten the choke.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 2 - Overhook Butterfly Hook Sweep to Darce Choke

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 2 - Overhook Butterfly Hook Sweep to Darce Choke

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James begins to explore options to follow up your overhook butterfly hook sweep with submissions. In this lesson we learn to set up a darce choke immediately after sweeping them with the hook sweep.

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 1 - Butterfly Hook Sweep with Overhook Grip and Switchback Hook Sweep

James Puopolo No Gi Butterfly System 1 - Butterfly Hook Sweep with Overhook Grip and Switchback Hook Sweep

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James begins his no gi butterfly system with a traditional butterfly hook sweep. He also breaks into detail on how to switch back to the other side hook sweep when your opponent stuffs your first hook sweep attempt.

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