Inside the University 394 - Spider Guard Sweep with an X-Guard Hook

Inside the University 394 - Spider Guard Sweep with an X-Guard Hook

Add to Favorites Remove From Favorites 503 14 days ago

Yan Lucas is playing spider guard with both feet in the biceps. He places his left foot on the mat between his opponent's legs and extends his right leg, bring his opponent forward. Now he makes an X-guard hook with his left leg, and traps the leg by pinching it with his arm. He lets go of the sleeve on his other grip to grab the heel, and brings his foot on the hip so he can kick his opponent back to the mat. Now he brings his hook out to S position so he can easily come on top to finish the sweep.


Inside the University 393 - Butterfly Guard Sweep with Shoulder Trapped

Inside the University 393 - Butterfly Guard Sweep with Shoulder Trapped

Add to Favorites 444 Remove From Favorites 15 days ago

Professor Alex Brandão starts off the class with a butterfly guard sweep series. From the butterfly, he sits up and traps his opponent's arm and head with his arms. His opponent will instinctively push Alex's elbow up to free his head, so now Alex brings the arm to the other side and traps his shoulder. With his elbow now underneath his opponent's chin, he pushes the head up and pushes the shoulder down while he uses his hook to sweep to the trapped arm side. If his opponent posts his leg out to defend, Alex can kick the leg back and sweep, or he can hook the leg and sweep to the other side and attack the reverse armbar.

Inside the University 392 - Clock Choke from Turtle

Inside the University 392 - Clock Choke from Turtle

Add to Favorites 451 Remove From Favorites 16 days ago

From turtle position, Victor pulls his opponent down and secures his collar grips, looking to take the back as he did in his first technique. However, this time his opponent turns belly down and does not allow him to get any hooks. Victor gets to his knees and switches his hips to face toward the head and steps his leg out wide. With his weight pushing down on his opponent's neck, Victor walks his legs to the top as he tightens the choke.

Inside the University 391 - Rolling Back Take to Lapel Choke

Inside the University 391 - Rolling Back Take to Lapel Choke

Add to Favorites 451 Remove From Favorites 17 days ago

Again Victor starts on top with his opponent in turtle, but this time after he gets his seat belt grip, his opponent turns inside to face him. As his opponent start to turn, Victor jumps to the other and rolls, making a hook with his top leg and using it to bring his opponent over with him. After completing his roll, he establishes back control, and climbs up to the S-position to finish the choke, same as he did in the last technique.

Inside the University 390 - Lapel Choke from the Back

Inside the University 390 - Lapel Choke from the Back

Add to Favorites 487 Remove From Favorites 18 days ago

Victor Barreto begins on the side of his opponent, who is in the turtle position, and his first step is to make a seat belt grip. Next he brings his knee next to his opponent's leg, and pulls him back onto his side, while slipping his bottom leg underneath. Now he opens the collar to make his choking grips on the lapel. He drops down to his side to get his opponent's weight off him, and steps up, placing his top knee behind the shoulder. Here he can easily finish his choke.

Inside the University 389 - Deep Half Guard to X-Guard Sweep

Inside the University 389 - Deep Half Guard to X-Guard Sweep

Add to Favorites 566 Remove From Favorites 20 days ago

Gustavo is in the deep half guard and is looking to hit his first sweep that he showed in the previous technique. However, when he gets his shin under the leg and is looking to sweep him backwards, his opponent is putting too much weight forward to defend the sweep. Gustavo swims his arm back underneath the leg and places it on his opponent's chest to keep him at a distance. Now he turns back into him, and places his X-guard hooks. Here he can stretch him out, and come on top for the sweep.

Inside the University 388 - Deep Half Guard Sweep

Inside the University 388 - Deep Half Guard Sweep

Add to Favorites 583 Remove From Favorites 21 days ago

From the deep half guard, Gustavo extends his legs and brings his knees to him in order to bring his opponent's foot close enough to reach. He hooks his arm underneath the foot and then lifts the leg by lifting his own legs up. Now he can slide his slide his other shin under his opponent's leg. From here, he can simply elevate his hips and then kick forward to sweep his opponent.

Inside the University 387 - Setting Up Deep Half Guard

Inside the University 387 - Setting Up Deep Half Guard

Add to Favorites 622 Remove From Favorites 22 days ago

Starting from the classic collar and sleeve guard, his opponent steps over his leg, so Gustavo Dias sits up to get the underhook and grab the belt, and his other arm underhooks his opponent's leg. Now he steps over with his outside leg to hook his opponent's leg and turns his hips the other way, bringing the leg to him so his hips are underneath. Now he is in a good deep half guard, ready to set up some different sweeps.

Inside the University 386 - Drop Seoi Nage

Inside the University 386 - Drop Seoi Nage

Add to Favorites 628 Remove From Favorites 23 days ago

A newer standout competitor to the Black Belt division, Nick Schrock, shows his go to takedown in a time sensitive situation. After grabbing his collar and sleeve grips, Nick stays with good posture and keeps a stiff arm with his collar grip. He steps outside and turns his opponent, feinting the outside trip, but mainly is concerned about breaking his posture. When his opponent postures up, Nick steps across to the outside of the far leg, and turns in, dropping to his knees for the seoi nage. A key detail is that he raises his elbow high to help trap the arm for the throw.

Inside the University 385 - Omoplata Sweep from Closed Guard

Inside the University 385 - Omoplata Sweep from Closed Guard

Add to Favorites 560 Remove From Favorites 24 days ago

Continuing the class of favorite ways to score quick points, Claudia Doval, the female heavyweight World Champion, shows her go to technique. She jumps full guard, makes both sleeve grips and drops to a foot in the biceps spider guard. She quickly throws her leg up to an omoplata, locks her legs and sits up looking to finish. If her opponent defends the submission by rolling, Claudia follows her and establishes top position to get her 2 points.

Inside the University 384 - Back Roll Sweep from Closed Guard

Inside the University 384 - Back Roll Sweep from Closed Guard

Add to Favorites 616 Remove From Favorites 25 days ago

Starting off the lesson of moves to use when you need to score in the last seconds of a match, Saulo shows his go to sweep. He pulls closed guard, and when his opponent stands up, Saulo reaches through to grab his leg and pulls his hips underneath his opponent. He goes for the muscle sweep, expecting his opponent to defend, and when he feels the resistance, Saulo opens his guard and pushes off the same side leg he has underhooked to roll himself backward. When he lands on his knees, he immediately attacks the other leg, driving in to finish the sweep.

Ruotolo Twins Series 12 - Rolling Takedown to the Back

Ruotolo Twins Series 12 - Rolling Takedown to the Back

Add to Favorites 549 Remove From Favorites 27 days ago

With a simple duck under, Tye gets to Kade's back while standing and controls him with a body lock. He throws his right leg over Kade's leg and wraps it inside his calf to make a twister hook. Now he turns to face the opposite and throws his right arm over him, reaching over his back and hugging his body. Next Tye rolls over his right shoulder, taking Kade down with him, and stretches his hook leg out to open space for him to place his second hook and establish back control.