Xande's Omoplata Series 6 - Hot Dog Roll Sweep

Xande's Omoplata Series 6 - Hot Dog Roll Sweep

Add to Favorites Remove From Favorites 646 100 days ago

Starting with the omoplata, again Xande's opponent puts his knee on the belly. With his outside hand, Xande grabs the belt, and he swims his other arm under the ankle and wraps up the leg. Now he straightens his legs, brings his outside arm up and rolls over his side, landing on his stomach. He pushes himself up to his knees, where he can finish a wrist lock or move to side control or mount.


Xande's Omoplata Series 5 - Straight Armbar from Omoplata

Xande's Omoplata Series 5 - Straight Armbar from Omoplata

Add to Favorites 619 Remove From Favorites 101 days ago

Xande has the omoplata locked, but his opponent is defending by grabbing his own belt. Xande makes grips on the pants and the arm, and turns hips in, bringing his knee to the mat. His other leg comes over the top and pinches the arm. Grabbing the wrist, Xande pulls the arm straight, points his knees down and extends his body to finish the straight armlock.

Xande's Omoplata Series 4 - Clock Choke from Omoplata

Xande's Omoplata Series 4 - Clock Choke from Omoplata

Add to Favorites 615 Remove From Favorites 102 days ago

Again starting with the omoplata locked, Xande sits up into the S-position, but is having trouble finishing the omoplata on his flexible opponent. He reaches over the back, grabs the lapel and feeds it to his other hand under the neck. His hand over the back now grabs the other lapel so he can lean forward and finish the clock choke. Another option is to let his opponent free his arm, and then walk toward the head to finish the choke.

Xande's Omoplata Series 3 - Finishing when Your Opponent Goes Knee on Belly

Xande's Omoplata Series 3 - Finishing when Your Opponent Goes Knee on Belly

Add to Favorites 725 Remove From Favorites 103 days ago

Starting from the omoplata, Xande's opponent defends by putting his knee on Xande's belly. With his inside hand, he grips the bottom of the pants, and his other hand grips the belt or back of pants. Next, Xande stretches his bottom arm as he escapes his hips, until his opponent is lying on the mat. Now he can sit up and finish the omoplata.

Xande's Omoplata Series 2 - Breaking Your Opponent's Posture to Finish

Xande's Omoplata Series 2 - Breaking Your Opponent's Posture to Finish

Add to Favorites 689 Remove From Favorites 104 days ago

Again, starting with the omoplata already locked, Xande's opponent postures up to defend. Now Xande extends his legs and squeezes them together, pinching the arm. Here he can sit himself up and lean forward to finish the omoplata as before.

Xande's Omoplata Series 1 - Basic Omoplata Finish

Xande's Omoplata Series 1 - Basic Omoplata Finish

Add to Favorites 735 Remove From Favorites 105 days ago

In this series, Xande will cover many ways to finish the omoplata, set up the omoplata, and transition to other techniques from the omoplata. First he covers the basic way to finish the omoplata. Starting with the omoplata already locked, Xande stresses the importance of escaping his hips away from his opponent, and keeping his triangle locked with his knees pinched. Using his hands posted on the mat, he can sit up and push his hips back, before reaching over his opponent's back to control his body. Now he slides his outside foot back to make an S-position with his legs. By lifting his hips and driving his head forward, Xande can put pressure on the shoulder and finish the omoplata.

Inside The University 293 - Reverse De La Riva to X-Guard Sweep

Inside The University 293 - Reverse De La Riva to X-Guard Sweep

Add to Favorites 698 Remove From Favorites 107 days ago

Again, Xande starts in the reverse De La Riva guard, bumps his opponent forward and sets up the single leg X-guard, but this time his opponent defends the sweep. Xande now swings his outside leg back underneath his opponent and sets up the X-guard hooks. From here, he can either drop his bottom hook behind the heel and sweep backwards, or stretch both hooks and sit up for the sweep.

Inside The University 292 - Reverse De La Riva to Single Leg X-Guard Sweep

Inside The University 292 - Reverse De La Riva to Single Leg X-Guard Sweep

Add to Favorites 677 Remove From Favorites 108 days ago

Xande starts in the reverse De La Riva and bumps his opponent forward, as he did before. He moves his hook to push the hip, his other leg goes underneath the near leg and his foot goes on the hip, and he breaks his opponent's posture with a heavy collar grip. He removes his foot off the far hip, and his opponent reacts by coming back over him, so Xande elevates his hips to sweep him backwards.

Inside The University 291 - Replacing Guard when Opponent Smashes Your Z-Guard

Inside The University 291 - Replacing Guard when Opponent Smashes Your Z-Guard

Add to Favorites 729 Remove From Favorites 109 days ago

Xande uses the same setup as before to establish the Z-guard, but this time his opponent smashes his legs right away. Xande opens his elbow on the collar grip to make a frame against his opponent's neck, and his other arm posts on the mat. With the help of his bottom leg, Xande is able to escape his hips and replace the guard.

Inside The University 290 - Reverse De La Riva to Z-Guard Sweep

Inside The University 290 - Reverse De La Riva to Z-Guard Sweep

Add to Favorites 697 Remove From Favorites 110 days ago

Xande starts in a reverse De La Riva guard, gripping the collar and ankle, and uses his hook to kick his opponent forward. When his opponent is off balance, Xande releases the collar grip to under hook the leg, and turns to his side, dropping his legs to make the Z-guard. With the leg tight to his body, he pushes the knee with his top leg to knock his opponent back. Now he can come up to finish the sweep.

Inside The University 289 - Escaping to Belly Down from Side Control

Inside The University 289 - Escaping to Belly Down from Side Control

Add to Favorites 732 Remove From Favorites 111 days ago

Again from side control, Xande frames and swims his arm under his opponent's armpit as he did before. He tries to hip escape and replace the guard, but it does not work this time, so he brings his hand from the hip to help him swim his head under the armpit. From here he posts on his elbow and grabs the pants at the hip to find the leverage to hip escape. Now he can turn belly down, or he also has the option to replace the guard.

Inside The University 288 - Replacing Guard from Side Control

Inside The University 288 - Replacing Guard from Side Control

Add to Favorites 785 Remove From Favorites 112 days ago

Xande's opponent has side control on him with a grip on the collar, so Xande's first move is to frame inside his opponent's elbow, making sure to keep his own elbow close to his body. He uses his frame to open the elbow, and swims his other arm underneath the armpit. His other elbow now goes to his opponent's hip, and he hip escapes to create space to bring his knee inside. From here, he continues to escape until he can replace the guard.