Butterfly sweep - bicep slicer

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
By BJJ.Org Featured Contributor Cesar Gracie

These techniques should only be practiced with the supervision of an experienced instructor.
Practicing the moves incorrectly could result in serious bodily injury or death.

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1. Dan has Zena in butterfly guard. (Controlling her arms by pulling on her sleeves and extending them with his shins.)
2. Dan scoots his hips to the left and keeps Zena 's arm trapped by pulling on her sleeve
3. Dan now places his right leg across Zena's stomach. His right foot should be placed across her hip, with the arch of his foot flush on her hip.
4. As Zena tries to pass to the left, Dan will grab under her leg with his right arm.
5. Using the momentum of the pass, Dan extends his left leg to the side and lifts her left leg over. His right shin helps carry her over and provides a pivot point. Dan's right leg must remain bent for this.
6. Dan will go on top and continue to hold the left sleeve and keep his left leg bent across Zena's arm.
7. Dan will now put his hips forward and lay his body flat to apply the "bicep slicer". (On bigger opponents you will apply this move with your legs unlocked and your arms securing their head and arm.)

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