Concept of Sweeping

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  1. Paul K January 25, 2017 at 2:37 pm

    Great tips as always! At a seminar you mentioned that you frequently go from a scissor sweep straight to an armbar. I’ve made attempts, but lose it in transition. Could you post a video on that attack please?

    • Henry A January 27, 2017 at 5:49 am

      Hi Paul, yes I’ll do a video, but for now what happens a lot when you go for the scissor is the opponent will lean to the opposite side of the sweep to counter, since you are controlling their arm usually they leave the arm behind when they lean so you straighten your legs, roll to the other side and the belly down armbar is right there. Unfortunately this usually only happens when you have the sleeve grip on the arm, so it does depend on the gi…

  2. Paul K January 30, 2017 at 12:43 am

    I look forward to drilling this, thanks!

  3. Carl C July 10, 2017 at 8:17 am

    Hey Henry, can u describe this combonation scissor sweep to armlock??

  4. Jorge S October 29, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    In a street fight would you be concerned about strikes when trying to get up. The space is created by the attacker and it would give you an opportunity to get up. But, I am worry you could get kneed or punched as you try to take the attacker down. Thanks for the great material.

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