Artemis BJJ (7 Easton Rd), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK – 24/08/2022
Usually, the best possibility from half guard is to try to get again to both open or closed guard. All the time hold that possibility in thoughts, in the event that they depart sufficient house which you can free your leg. Saying that, if you may get a sweep, that is even higher, as a result of it places you on high.
For instance, should you’re in butterfly half guard, if you go for the sweep you could discover they handle to publish to stop you sending them over in that path (or their base is de facto stable). Ought to that occur, you may as a substitute roll beneath them. Hearth your arm, shoulder after which head between their legs, rolling them excessive. This must be easy: in case you are discovering it a pressure, you have not obtained beneath them sufficient.
Preserve your hook on the leg, as that can imply you may have interaction your legs, fairly than relying in your core to roll them excessive. As a great common rule, bear in mind to at all times management their arm within the path you are sweeping. They could attempt to publish it to stop the roll underneath. You should use your free arm to wrap round their arm, that means they will not publish.
Instructing Notes: Emphasise the hips getting proper underneath. Additionally, at all times management their arm within the path you are sweeping, hooking round together with your free arm. That bit is straightforward to overlook, but additionally straightforward to right when wandering round in drilling, because it’s apparent when any person can publish with their arm to cease the sweep. 😉