This week Gracie Barra Techniques brings you open guard sweep techniques.
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Sweeps from the open guard are perhaps the most powerful weapon for jiu-jitsu competitors as they can reverse a fight in an instant and get a valuable 2 points.
Arm Wrapped Butterfly Guard Sweep
Prof. Flavio Almeida shows the basic but powerful hook sweep.
Sweep from Spider Guard
Prof. Diogo Ferreira of GB San Clemente teaches a sweep using a pwerful spider guard hook
X-Guard details and sweep
Profesor Marco ‘Piu-Piu’ Joca Shows a great set up into the X-Guard and how to finish with a sweep
Spider Guard Sweep with Lucas Rocha
On this video Coach Lucas Rocha from Gracie Barra Arcadia teaches a spider guard sweep.
Sweep off of omoplata / Variação do Omoplata para Raspagem
Advanced technique to roll backwards to a sweep when your opponent counters your omoplata
Credits: Mark Mullen
Gracie Barra Black belt based in Saigon, Vietnam