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Scissor Sweep & Footwork Patterns (diary entry)

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19.02.20   Wednesday night’s Junior Submission Grappling went back over sweeps from the basic guard. In preparation for Friday’s closed workshop and March’s open workshop, the Senior MMA class worked on footwork and the clinch.   The junior class began with the hip-bump sweep. This is the most basic of sweeps from guard and is also another example of using the Kimura setup. After this sweep I took the opportunity of covering the Kimura sweep from guard. We then covered […]

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Scissor Sweep and Arm-Bar (diary entry)

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30.10.19   My late evening class brought my Submission Grappling client up to the ninth hour of his course. We focused entirely on the guard which included a flow-drill, the scissor sweep and the classic arm-bar.   The lesson started with ground callisthenics, including a large portion dedicated to conditioning for the guard.  Then we began the guard flow-drill. This consisted of moving from closed guard to a long range guard (very simplified spider guard) to butterfly guard to half […]

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