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Half Guard Sweep

Instructor: Prof. Alexandre "Xande" Ribeiro

Prof. Alexandre “Xande” Ribeiro is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling World Champion
and teaches Jiu Jitsu with his brother Saulo Ribeiro in San Diego, California.

Here Prof. Xande teaches a powerful sweep from the guard

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Step 1

Xande has the open guard controlling Luke’s ankle and lapel

Step 2

Using his hook and collar grip, Xande forces Luke to put his hands on the mat to keep his balance.

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Step 3

Xande uses this opportunity to switch to a half guard with Luke’s leg on his shoulder, a very strong position for Xande.

Step 4

Using his legs and his grip on Luke’s ankle, Xande sweeps Luke Back and takes the top position, scoring 2 points, and is in a good position to start passing.

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Step 5

Using his legs and his grip on Luke’s ankle, Xande sweeps Luke Back and takes the top position, scoring 2 points, and is in a good position to start passing.

Step 6

Using his legs and his grip on Luke’s ankle, Xande sweeps Luke Back and takes the top position, scoring 2 points, and is in a good position to start passing.

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