Inside the University 349 - Hook Sweep from Guard Pull

Inside the University 349 - Hook Sweep from Guard Pull

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Xande is standing up with his opponent and gets the classic collar and triceps grips. He pushes his opponent a little to get the push back reaction from him, and he uses the opportunity to step to the side of the collar grip and pull guard. As he pulls, he hooks his foot behind the knee to elevate his opponent, and his other foot scissors at the ankle to sweep him. The key to this position is making sure he steps aside to pull his guard at an angle, rather than straight on.


Rafael Lovato Sr. Series 11 - Sweep to Counter the Weave Pass

Rafael Lovato Sr. Series 11 - Sweep to Counter the Weave Pass

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Once again, Rafael's opponent is attempting the weave pass, so Rafael grips the wrist and pulls up to his chest. With his foot hooking on the hip, he straightens his other leg on the mat and digs his heel to generate leverage to turn his hips toward the trapped arm. He bends his knee and turns to sweep his opponent, and as he comes to side control, he releases the grip on the arm if he does not want to finish a biceps lock.

Rafael Lovato Sr. Series 8 - Arm Drag to counter the Weave Pass

Rafael Lovato Sr. Series 8 - Arm Drag to counter the Weave Pass

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Rafael is playing the knee shield guard, and his opponent has his arm through Rafael's legs and is working the weave pass. Rafael extends his body and pushes the head down. He kicks his leg forward and circles it around, opening up the arm to attack the arm drag. He drags his opponent and starts to climb to the back, immediately looking for his lapel grips.

Rafael Lovato Sr. Series 7 - Arm Drag to the Back from Knee Shield Guard

Rafael Lovato Sr. Series 7 - Arm Drag to the Back from Knee Shield Guard

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From closed guard, Rafael gets the collar and sleeve grips, and places his knee shield with his other foot on the hip. When his opponent grabs his wrist to break the collar grip, Rafael lets go and grabs the cross sleeve grip. At the same time, he drops his knee shield foot to the knee and his other leg to the mat, before pushing the knee and pulling the arm across. Now he can sit up and attack the back.

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 15 - Sweep when Opponent Steps to the Negative Side

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 15 - Sweep when Opponent Steps to the Negative Side

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Eduardo has the Rocha House with both lapel grips, and this time his opponent steps back to the negative side. Eduardo keeps his legs squeezing the leg as he swings them away and brings his arm underneath. Now he turns back in and grabs the lapel as he comes to the top. Another variation is to reach his top leg across and hook behind the far knee. Now he punches the lapel as he escapes his hips and elevates his hook. This gives him the space to come on top to finish the sweep and set up a knee cut pass.

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 14 - Single Leg when Opponent Tries to Back Away

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 14 - Single Leg when Opponent Tries to Back Away

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Eduardo has the Rocha House set up with both grips pulling the lapel, but now his opponent reacts by trying to back away. Eduardo drops both his hooks and makes an S-position with his legs. He posts his hand on the mat and drives his head into the hips as he stands up grabbing the single leg. He grabs the heel and pulls his opponent in before sweeping the other foot to finish the takedown.

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 13 - Sit Up to Single Leg

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 13 - Sit Up to Single Leg

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From the Rocha House position with both grips on the lapel, Eduardo wants to dive his head under for the previous sweep, but his opponent drops his knee on him first. Eduardo kicks him forward with his leg to make him step a little, turns to his side and bumps again with his other leg. Now he has room to grab the leg and stand up for the single leg takedown.

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 12 - Sweep when Opponent Stands Up

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 12 - Sweep when Opponent Stands Up

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Eduardo sets up the Rocha House with the collar grip between the legs, but now his opponent stands up right away. Eduardo grabs the collar with his other hand, and uses both grips to pull and break the posture. He dives his head inside, using his leg to bump his opponent forward. Now he grabs the far leg, and swings both of his legs back the other direction to finish the sweep.

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 11 - Sweep with Sleeve Grip Between the Legs

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 11 - Sweep with Sleeve Grip Between the Legs

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Eduardo sets up the Rocha House, but now he get the far sleeve grip and feeds it between the legs. His free hand reaches over the shoulder and grabs the back. Now he can rock his opponent forward, and easily sweep him since he has no post on that side. Eduardo lands heavy on the thigh, ready to slide his knee across the leg for the pass.

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 10 - Helicopter Sweep to the Back

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 10 - Helicopter Sweep to the Back

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Eduardo sets up the Rocha House with the collar grip between the legs, and his opponent is pushing him back, not letting him get close. He grabs the near sleeve that is pushing him, puts his bottom hook on the mat, and releases his collar grip to grab the ankle. He swings his leg back and rolls, inverting with his legs across the body. He continues to spin and uses his foot behind the knee to push the leg away, and rolls up in position to attack the back.

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 9 - Sweep when Tries to Back Step

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 9 - Sweep when Tries to Back Step

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Eduardo sets up the Rocha House, feeds the collar between the legs, and his opponent grabs his back and tries to back step. It is important that Eduardo keeps his hooks tight to maintain control of the leg and not allow the back step. With his free hand, he grabs deep in the nearside collar. His bottom hook now kicks the leg up, and he pulls his other leg out as he comes to the top position, already setting himself up for the knee cut pass.

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 8 - Back Roll Sweep when Opponent Grabs Your Back

Eduardo Rocha's Rocha House 8 - Back Roll Sweep when Opponent Grabs Your Back

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Again, Eduardo sets up his Rocha House position with the collar grip between his opponent's legs. He tries to grab the far hand, but his opponent hides it and uses his other hand to reach over Eduardo's shoulder and grab his back. Eduardo responds by reaching over his opponent's shoulder and grabbing his belt. He then releases his top hook and posts it on the mat. He pushes his opponent back a little to get a reaction, and then rolls backwards, landing on top with heavy shoulder pressure on the legs. Now he can work his guard pass as he did before.