Sweep with Armlock

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
By ClŠudio Moreno and Andres Lenta

Video: AVI [375K] of the technique.

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.

Sweep with Armlock Technique - Image 1  The opponnet ( opp ) will try to pass your guard doing the grips on your pants ( by the knee ) and trowing your knees from one side to other, putting your feet grounded. Grab ( doing the grips ) both opp- sleeves and put your feet on the opp hips with your toes turned outside ( see picture )
Sweep with Armlock Technique - Image 2  Blow up the opp grip and at the same time move your hips below your opponent, keeping the feet on the hips ( like in the beginning of the position ).
Sweep with Armlock Technique - Image 3  Put your opp arms together( put both hands together) right up to your head. Stretch your leg, throwing your opp up. He will be with his feet out from the ground.
Sweep with Armlock Technique - Image 4  Move your hips out to one side ( left or right ) and put one of your legs out your opp's hips. This leg will pass in front of your opp's head and keep the movement until the armlock is done.
Sweep with Armlock Technique - Image 5  Next step. Pass your leg over opponent's head.
Sweep with Armlock Technique - Image 6  Adjust the armlock, blow up the grip and submit your opp.

This information was originally published on InTheGuard.com, a web site created by James "Calango" Love, Cláudio Moreno, and Felipe Moreno. Page downloaded on Sat Jun 29 22:25:36 PDT 2002.
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