Wilson Reis UFC Fighter Favorites 5 - Deep Half to Frontside Homer Simpson Sweep

Wilson Reis UFC Fighter Favorites 5 - Deep Half to Frontside Homer Simpson Sweep

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This lesson feeds off of the previous lesson and is the front side sweep from the deep half the Jeff Glover coined as the "Homer Simpson" sweep. This sweep works in combination with the previous in that as your opponent defends one, they open up an opportunity for the other sweep.


Wilson Reis UFC Fighter Favorites 4 - Deep Half Guard to Back Door Sweep or Back Take

Wilson Reis UFC Fighter Favorites 4 - Deep Half Guard to Back Door Sweep or Back Take

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Wilson teaches how to control the deep half guard and transition into a back door sweep by using a back and forth pendulum motion with your legs to create momentum. This sweep works best in combination with the front side Homer Simpson sweep as they set your opponent up for one or the other depending on the defense.

Xande's Anti Wrestling No Gi Series 10 - Knee Shield To Half Guard Bodylock Backtake

Xande's Anti Wrestling No Gi Series 10 - Knee Shield To Half Guard Bodylock Backtake

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Sometimes when in the knee shield your opponent will not apply pressure and will sit back to stalk the game and wait for their next opportunity. In this case you can close the distance by going for a double under bodylock from the half guard and work your way to the back from there.

Inside the University 91 - No Gi Double Unders Butterfly to Half Guard Knee Pick Sweep or Limp Arm Against the Whizzer to Back Take

Inside the University 91 - No Gi Double Unders Butterfly to Half Guard Knee Pick Sweep or Limp Arm Against the Whizzer to Back Take

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Xande teaches how to set up and position yourself with the double unders butterfly grip with no gi. He teaches how to lock your opponent's body to yours and position yourself to their side to set up the classic half guard sweep or transition into a back take if your opponent is persistent with the whizzer to shut down the sweep.

Rico Vieira Competition Techniques 6 - Black Belt Champ Techniques, Z Guard Knee Shield to Rollover Sweep or Omoplata and Butterfly Guard Concepts and Options

Rico Vieira Competition Techniques 6 - Black Belt Champ Techniques, Z Guard Knee Shield to Rollover Sweep or Omoplata and Butterfly Guard Concepts and Options

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Rico explains how to control the distance and attack your opponent from the z guard or half guard knee shield position with the rollover sweep or omoplata. Afterwards he explains that he switches between the knee shield, spider guard, butterfly guard, and classic open depending on the distance as well as whether his opponent is standing or on their knees. If your opponent is on both knees, a half spider or butterfly guard may make more sense while a classic open, spider guard, or de la riva guard will work more effectively against a standing opponent.

Gordo the Creator of Half Guard 7 - Countering Knee Cross Pass from Half Guard with Plan B or Back Take

Gordo the Creator of Half Guard 7 - Countering Knee Cross Pass from Half Guard with Plan B or Back Take

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Gordo teaches how to defend against and counter the knee cross pass from the half guard position. It's important to not let your opponent dominate the inside arm and we establish a grip either on the knee or on the lapel to prevent them from lifting the arm up to flatten your body. Once in position, bump your opponent up with your knee to destabilize their base and either go for their back or roll over for the plan b sweep.

Gordo the Creator of Half Guard 3 - Plan B Rollover Sweep from Half Guard

Gordo the Creator of Half Guard 3 - Plan B Rollover Sweep from Half Guard

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We continue our half guard attacks with the plan b rollover sweep. This sweep is effective in combination with the classic back take. If they whizzer your arm to defend against the back take, immediately switch to the plan b rollover sweep and take them to the opposite side for the sweep.

Gordo the Creator of Half Guard 2 - Classic Back Take from Half Guard

Gordo the Creator of Half Guard 2 - Classic Back Take from Half Guard

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Gordo begins the seminar with the classic back take from the half guard. Gordo explains that the classic back take is like your jab from the half guard and that looking to take your opponent's back in combination with other sweeps will open up better opportunities to sweep them.

Gordo the Creator of Half Guard 1 - Gordo's Story on Creating the Half Guard

Gordo the Creator of Half Guard 1 - Gordo's Story on Creating the Half Guard

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Roberto "Gordo" Correa is a two-time black belt world champion (1996 & 1997) and is credited for being the creator of the half guard as an offensive position. In this video we follow Gordo's story on how he discovered the half guard and learn that he began using the half guard due to a serious injury to his right knee. He used the half guard to protect his injured leg and was the first to begin exploring options to fight from the half guard rather than trying to recover full guard.

Inside the University 70 - Half Guard to Deep Half Homer Simpson Sweep

Inside the University 70 - Half Guard to Deep Half Homer Simpson Sweep

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Saulo teaches how to transition from the half guard into the deep half guard and position yourself to sweep your opponent with the homer simpson sweep or the backdoor sweep.

JJU 24-0 to 24-05 Deep Half Guard Homer Simpson or Back Door Sweep Combination

JJU 24-0 to 24-05 Deep Half Guard Homer Simpson or Back Door Sweep Combination

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Xande teaches how to set up the deep half guard from the half guard and sweep your opponent with the homer simpson or back door sweep.

White Belt University 4.11 Butterfly Hook Sweep and Half Guard Classic Back Take

White Belt University 4.11 Butterfly Hook Sweep and Half Guard Classic Back Take

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Xande teaches how to set up the butterfly guard sweep your opponent with the hook sweep or enter into the half guard from a failed sweep to take your opponent's back with the classic back take.