Tesoura Sweep
(scissors sweep)

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
By Cláudio Moreno and Sérgio Malibú

Video: AVI [219K] 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.

 Your opponent (Malibu) is in Cláudio's close guard. Cláudio dominated both arms of Malibu.
 Now, Cláudio changed his hand and got malibu crossed arm. The other hand go to Malibu's leg.
 Now, Cláudio moves his hips and stay with your leg a little under Malibu's dominated arm, just to create space to the "explosion" and to the lever.
 Now, Cláudio explode forcing his right leg to dominate the whole Malibu's left arm and throwing it to left of his body.
 Now, Cláudio just make a movement to his hips and roll until he mount Malibu.
 The final position of Cláudio's Favorite position. I must tell you, that Cláudio won a lot of fights using this technique. It's one of his strongest point.

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 21:07:46 PDT 2002.
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