GB Techniques: Open guard sweep

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

on Gracie Barra : 3 Tips For Better Guard

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Credits: Mark Mullen

Gracie Barra Black belt based in Saigon, Vietnam

Twitter: @MarkMullenBJJ