Inside the University 513 - Hip Switch Half Guard Pass

Inside the University 513 - Hip Switch Half Guard Pass

Add to Favorites Remove From Favorites 718 113 days ago

From inside his opponent's half guard, Saulo makes a thumb in cross collar grip and switches his hips to face his opponent. When he switches, he puts his head heavy on the chest and drops his hips low, placing his outside knee underneath his opponent's thigh. Now he uses his outside shin to block the bottom knee and straightens his arm to open the guard and get his pass. He also has the option to choke, depending on how his opponent reacts.


Dennis Hallman Series 12 - Straight Foot Lock to Toe Hold

Dennis Hallman Series 12 - Straight Foot Lock to Toe Hold

Add to Favorites 67 Remove From Favorites 115 days ago

Continuing from the last position, Dennis is in the 50/50 guard attacking the straight foot lock, and his opponent defends by turning belly down. Rolling with his opponent, Dennis releases his straight foot lock grip and replaces it with a key lock. Now he can crank and finish a toe hold ankle lock.

Dennis Hallman Series 11 - Straight Foot Lock from Half Guard on Bottom

Dennis Hallman Series 11 - Straight Foot Lock from Half Guard on Bottom

Add to Favorites 518 Remove From Favorites 116 days ago

Dennis is on bottom in half guard, and escapes his hips to place his knee shield across the belly and pushes his opponent away. Next he throws his other leg over his opponent's leg, and his opponent reacts by turning and sitting back on his butt. From here Dennis throws his other leg over his opponent's leg to a 50/50 guard and pulls it to the other side where he can attack a straight foot lock.

Dennis Hallman Series 10 - Kneebar from Half Guard on Top

Dennis Hallman Series 10 - Kneebar from Half Guard on Top

Add to Favorites 532 Remove From Favorites 117 days ago

Dennis is on top in his opponent's half guard, and when his opponent lays flat, he turns away planting his right hand on the mat and stepping his left leg backward to a sitting a position. From here he hugs his opponent's leg and lays back to finish the kneebar. If his opponent figure fours his legs to defend, Dennis can easily peal the leg off with his hand.

Dennis Hallman Series 9 - Spladle/Pretzel Counter to a Single Leg Takedown

Dennis Hallman Series 9 - Spladle/Pretzel Counter to a Single Leg Takedown

Add to Favorites 554 Remove From Favorites 118 days ago

In this position, Dennis' opponent is holding his leg, looking to take him down. Dennis immediately pushes the head to the outside, grabs the chin, and while hooking the near leg with his leg, he drops down and hooks the other leg with his arm. The momentum forces his opponent to roll and Dennis controls the spladle position from his back, and he can finish the pretzel by placing the leg behind his head.

Dennis Hallman Series 8 - Seat Belt Toss from Single Leg

Dennis Hallman Series 8 - Seat Belt Toss from Single Leg

Add to Favorites 475 Remove From Favorites 119 days ago

Dennis has his opponent's single leg with his left arm and his right arm is reaching around the back to grab the hip. His opponent defends by placing the whizzer, so Dennis steps in with his left leg and drives his hips forward as he tosses his opponent over his right shoulder.

Dennis Hallman Series 7 - Arm Lock from Arm Triangle

Dennis Hallman Series 7 - Arm Lock from Arm Triangle

Add to Favorites 484 Remove From Favorites 121 days ago

Dennis is trying to finish an arm triangle choke, but his opponent is defending by putting his hand to his ear as if he's talking on the phone. Dennis grabs the wrist with his outside hand and feeds it to his inside hand. Next he holds the wrist with both hands and puts his head at the elbow to act as a fulcrum. Now he uses his outside hand to pull the wrist away, finishing a sort of key lock.

Dennis Hallman Series 6 - Howdy Neck Crank

Dennis Hallman Series 6 - Howdy Neck Crank

Add to Favorites 509 Remove From Favorites 123 days ago

Again Dennis steps over the head, and his opponent pushes the leg so he sets up his head lock trapping the arm with his body. Rather than turn away, this time his opponent tries to turn into him. Dennis now hops to the other side of the body and lifts the head as he squeezes, finishing a painful neck crank.

Dennis Hallman Series 5 - Howdy Back Take

Dennis Hallman Series 5 - Howdy Back Take

Add to Favorites 549 Remove From Favorites 124 days ago

In this scenario, when Dennis steps over the head, his opponent turns into him and pushes his leg away, so Dennis steps back and reaches over the back to grab the waist. He makes a cross face with his other arm, and steps his leg over to straddle the body. Now his opponent rolls back the other way to try to escape, and Dennis follows him, securing back control as they roll.

Dennis Hallman Series 4 - Howdy Figure Four Lock

Dennis Hallman Series 4 - Howdy Figure Four Lock

Add to Favorites 482 Remove From Favorites 125 days ago

This time when Dennis steps over the head, his opponent doesn't do anything, so he grabs the back of the head and makes a figure four lock with his legs. From here, he has several options, including arm locks, toe holds, or if it's MMA, he can throw body punches.

Dennis Hallman Series 3 - Howdy Americana

Dennis Hallman Series 3 - Howdy Americana

Add to Favorites 193 Remove From Favorites 126 days ago

Continuing the Howdy series, when Dennis steps over the head, his opponent reacts by pushing his face. Now Dennis grabs the wrist and sets up his key lock grip, and jumps up to put his knee on his opponent's face. To finish the Americana, he pulls the to him and cranks the key lock.

Dennis Hallman Series 2 - The Howdy Choke

Dennis Hallman Series 2 - The Howdy Choke

Add to Favorites 667 Remove From Favorites 129 days ago

The first series of techniques Dennis shows is called the Howdy Series, and each position begins from side control with his hips facing the head. In this scenario, his opponent is keeping his elbow on the mat, so Dennis steps his leg over the head, causing his opponent to push the leg off. This opens up his side, and Dennis reaches across the body, swims his arm under the head, traps his opponent's arm with his body, and grabs his own biceps to lock in a tight head and arm choke.