Xande's Classic Guard 8 - Scissors Sweep

Xande's Classic Guard 8 - Scissors Sweep

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Xande shows his favorite sweep from the classic guard, his scissors sweep. If he starts in closed guard with his grips already, he places his feet on the ground and escapes his hips to get on his side with his shin across the belly and his other foot by the knee. By using the archer pose, he can pull his opponent's weight toward him and easily sweep his legs when he uses the scissors motion.


Victor Hugo No Gi Worlds 2019 Series 3 - Ankle Pick Sweep

Victor Hugo No Gi Worlds 2019 Series 3 - Ankle Pick Sweep

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Victor is playing the seated guard and pulls his opponent's head down, causing him to react by posturing back up. Victor uses this opportunity to grab the heel and push his opponent back as he comes up to finish the ankle pick sweep.

Inside the University 832 - Balloon Sweep

Inside the University 832 - Balloon Sweep

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After setting up his foot in the hips guard, Professor Rene uses his feet to lift his opponent off the mat. He pushes in with his grips, making sure to get his opponent's head between his legs as he does a back roll, looking to land in mount.

Inside the University 830 - Collar Drag to Single Leg Takedown

Inside the University 830 - Collar Drag to Single Leg Takedown

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This time when Gustavo tries to get the choke from the collar drag, his opponent postures up to escape, so Gustavo grabs the heel and stands up with the single leg. Now he can finish the takedown either by pulling the collar down or sweeping the other leg.

Inside the University 828 - When to Hunt the Back from Collar Drag

Inside the University 828 - When to Hunt the Back from Collar Drag

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Gustavo adds a few details to the collar drag, and shows some scenarios that he will look to take the back rather than the single leg sweep. Typically he looks for the back only when his opponent stays with his knees on the mat. Another detail he points out is to make sure your collar grip is deep enough when collar dragging your opponent.

Inside the University 827 - Collar Drag Sweep

Inside the University 827 - Collar Drag Sweep

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Now from his seated guard position, Gustavo looks for the collar drag. He uses his posted hand to scoot his hips to the side as he pulls the collar down, forcing his opponent to base on the mat. Now Gustavo grabs the near leg as he comes up to put his opponent on his back and finish the sweep.

Inside the University 700 - Knee Bar and Sweep from Open Guard

Inside the University 700 - Knee Bar and Sweep from Open Guard

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After winning double gold at the Pan Ams, Victor Hugo shows the class his favorite submission and sweep he used in the tournament. With his opponent on top in the headquarters position, Victor controls the cross collar and the near pant leg. He pulls him in with the collar and kicks his hook to off balance him. In the case that his opponent brings his outside knee between Victor's legs, he locks a triangle on the leg and finishes a knee bar. In the other scenario where his opponent tries to pressure with his inside knee, Victor swims his leg underneath and pushes away as he kicks his leg to stand up. Still with his collar and pants grip, Victor can easily finish a single leg takedown.

Inside the University 696 - Modified Scissors Sweep when Opponent is Standing

Inside the University 696 - Modified Scissors Sweep when Opponent is Standing

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Now Paplegua shows one of his favorite sweeps when his opponent stands up. Switching from a classic collar and sleeve guard, while on his side he grabs the pants with his arm under his leg, and his other foot goes between his opponent's leg. From here, Papalegua can push and pull to off balance his opponent, and eventually his opponent will try to pass toward the pants grip leg. As he shifts his weight in that direction, Papalegua releases the pants and grabs the triceps, then scissor kicks his legs to sweep his opponent. He lands on top, already in a great position to knee cut pass the guard.

Victor Hugo Series 7 - Inverting to Take the Back

Victor Hugo Series 7 - Inverting to Take the Back

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Victor sets up his chair sweep again, and now his opponent steps over his head to negative half guard. While still gripping the belt, Victor kicks his outside leg back and inverts, inserting his leg with his shin on his opponent's ribs. Now he just kicks and like a berimbolo motion comes to the back and locks his seat belt grip.

Victor Hugo Series 5 - X-Guard Sweep to Leg Drag

Victor Hugo Series 5 - X-Guard Sweep to Leg Drag

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Using the same setup as before, Victor goes to the chair sweep and then spins to establish the X-guard. This time his opponent keeps more pressure and doesn't allow Victor to push him away for the sweep. Now Victor pulls the top leg over his head and grabs the belt, trapping the leg with his arm. His opponent stands up to prevent Victor from going to his back, but now he can easily knock him backward and come to the top in a perfect leg drag position.

Victor Hugo Series 4 - Chair Sweep Setup to X-Guard Sweep

Victor Hugo Series 4 - Chair Sweep Setup to X-Guard Sweep

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From an open guard with a collar and pants grip, Victor hooks his inside foot behind the thigh and pulls his opponent to make him step forward. Next he extends his leg and then bumps behind his opponent's other leg, forcing him to base on the mat and giving Victor the opportunity to swim his arm between the legs and get a deep half guard. He lets go of his pants grip and grabs under the leg to a chair sweep position, causing his opponent to lean forward to defend the sweep. Now he blocks the hips with his arm, spins to face his opponent while sliding his knee in between them. Here he has the leverage to place his X-guard hooks and push his opponent away so he can stand up and finish the sweep, ready to pass the guard.

Inside the University 662 - Hook Sweep to Under Guard Sweep

Inside the University 662 - Hook Sweep to Under Guard Sweep

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Xande goes for his hook sweep, but his opponent defends by posting his leg out. Xande reaches his arm all the way under the leg and uses his foot on the mat and his hook to pull himself underneath, forcing his opponent to base himself. Xande lets go of the belt to push the chest and hugs the leg with his shoulder. Now he straightens his leg to stretch his opponent away and post on his hand, giving him the space he needs to do a technical stand up and finish the sweep.