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20/07/2016 - Teaching | Women's Class | Tripod Sweep

Teaching #531Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 20/07/2016You can set up the tripod sweep in lots of ways. I went for the simple option of hooking their leg, using that to pull yourself in towards them and grab their other leg wi...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 30, 2016

20/07/2016 - Teaching | Open Guard | Deep de la Riva X Guard Sweep (strong side)

Teaching #532Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 20/07/2016A photo posted by Artemis BJJ (@artemisbjj) on Jul 22, 2016 at 12:02am PDTAs Ana was coming for a seminar on Sunday, I wanted to run the class through her deep de la Riva...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 30, 2016

22/07/2016 - Teaching | Open Guard | Deep de la Riva X Guard Sweep (weak side)

Teaching #533Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 22/07/2016A photo posted by Artemis BJJ (@artemisbjj) on Jul 22, 2016 at 12:02am PDTAgain, starting from a double sleeve grip with both feet on the hips, shift towards the leg which...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 30, 2016

25/07/2016 - Teaching | Open Guard | Tripod Sweep

Teaching #534Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 25/07/2016You can set up the tripod sweep in lots of ways. I usually teaching this from the simple option of hooking behind both their knees, using that to pull yourself in towards...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 30, 2016

27/07/2016 - Teaching | Women's Class | Americana from Side Control

Teaching #535Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 27/07/2016I see the americana as the classic submission from side control: I'm fond of that technique, as it is one over which you can exert lots of control. However, it does have a...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 30, 2016

01/07/2016 - Teaching | Open Guard | Maintaining

Teaching #523Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 01/07/2016Using your legs is key in closed guard, and perhaps even more so with open guard. To help develop that ability to use the legs, I wanted to start with the great drilling s...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

04/07/2016 - Teaching | Open Guard | Knee Cut Pass (Adamson variation into mount)

Teaching #524Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 04/07/2016A photo posted by Artemis BJJ (@artemisbjj) on Jul 6, 2016 at 4:19am PDTGet in tight from open guard into a passing crouch, pressing your shin into the back of their leg.
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

06/07/2016 - Teaching | Women's Class | Heel Drag Escape from Mount

Teaching #525Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 06/07/2016The elbow escape is related to my personal favourite mount escape, the heel drag. The heel drag is also quite simple, which is another reason I like it so much. You're in...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

06/07/2016 - Teaching | Open Guard | Knee Cut Pass (Standard variation into side control)

Teaching #526Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 06/07/2016With the knee cut pass, the basic idea is to step between their legs in open guard, with one leg on the outside. Of course, most people aren't going to just let you cut ac...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

08/07/2016 - Teaching | Open Guard | Bullfighter Pass (Pin the Legs)

Teaching #527Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 08/07/2016To pass the open guard, it is advisable to grip on the inside of both their knees for control (though not everyone would agree on that: others suggest gripping lower on th...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

11/07/2016 - Teaching | Open Guard | Knee Cut Counter (Bump)

Teaching #528Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 11/07/2016The knee cut is among the most common passes in jiu jitsu, so it's useful to have some ways to counter. A simple approach is to knock them off balance. They want their bal...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

13/07/2016 - Teaching | Women's Class | Double Ankle Grab Sweep

Teaching #529Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 13/07/2016The situation for this is that they have stood up in your closed guard. As they stand up, if you've got a grip on their collar or head, maintain it in order to keep their...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

13/07/2016 - Teaching | Open Guard | Knee Cut Counter (Turn)

Teaching #530Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 13/07/2016Another option for countering the knee cut is to establish some grips. Grab their same side knee, gripping their collar with your opposite hand. Shrimp in towards the far...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jul 25, 2016

01/02/2016 - Teaching | Half Guard | Maintaining & Take the Back

Teaching #458Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 01/02/2016In half guard, your first concern is to stop them flattening you out and starting their pass. They are generally going to want to establish an underhook on their trapped l...
by Slidey's Training Log on Feb 17, 2016

03/02/2016 - Teaching | Women's Class | Side Control To Mount

Teaching #459Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 03/02/2016There are two main methods I use for transitioning from side control to mount. The first method involves reverse scarfhold, where you switch your hips into a scarf hold po...
by Slidey's Training Log on Feb 17, 2016

03/02/2016 - Teaching | Half Guard | Maintaining & Guard Recovery

Teaching #460Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 03/02/2016In half guard, your first concern is to stop them flattening you out and starting their pass. They are generally going to want to establish an underhook on their trapped l...
by Slidey's Training Log on Feb 17, 2016

15/02/2016 - Teaching | Half Guard | Shoulder Pressure Pass

Teaching #461Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 15/02/2016On top of half guard, your opening goal is to get them flat on the mat: there are passes you can do while they are on their side, but generally speaking it is much easier...
by Slidey's Training Log on Feb 17, 2016

29/01/2016 - Teaching | Closed Guard | Handstand Sweep

Teaching #457Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 29/01/2016A good follow up to the double ankle grab sweep is another option that works off wrapping an ankle. This one is normally known as the 'handstand sweep', though invariably...
by Slidey's Training Log on Feb 1, 2016

27/01/2016 - Teaching | Women's Class | Kneeling Break & Single Underhook Pass

Teaching #455Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 27/01/2016There are three main ways of opening the guard. The most reliable is standing up, bringing gravity to bear on them, though this has the disadvantage of leaving you more vu...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jan 29, 2016

27/01/2016 - Teaching | Closed Guard | Double Ankle Grab Sweep

Teaching #456Artemis BJJ (MYGYM Bristol), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 27/01/2016The situation for this is that they have stood up in your closed guard. As they stand up, if you've got a grip on their collar or head, maintain it in order to keep their...
by Slidey's Training Log on Jan 29, 2016


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