Sweep from Open Guard to Knee Lock

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
By BJJ.Org Featured Contributor Michael Jen

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.

  1. Michael establishes a basic open guard position. Michael's left hand is holding his opponent's right heel.
  2. Michael places his left hand on the ground, sits up and reaches across his opponent's hip to prevent him from spinning to his back.
  3. Michael drives forward with his right shoulder while lifting and sweeping his opponent's right leg with the back of his left calf.
  4. Michael triangles his legs close to his opponent's heel heel and squeezes his knee's together to elevate and control the leg. He then underhooks with his right hand and hugs the leg with his left arm. To finalize Michael drives his hips downward to apply the knee lock.

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