Check out this video that was uploaded by BJJ World champion and learn how Pablo uses this Deep half guard sweep at the highest level of Jiu-Jitsu competition. The instruction is detailed and clear but still needs to be practiced a lot to get the particulars right. Keep training and add this great sweep to your BJJ arsenal.
If you don’t flatten your opponents half guard effectively then you’ll always be in trouble against stronger opponents. Learning from the best of the best as we do in this BJJ library video by 6 time world BJJ champion Xande Ribeiro is as as good as it gets.
There are some concepts that change your game and the concept of flattening your opponent to pass the half guard is one of them. ( And for that matter, the converse is true when you’re on the bottom). I love learning stuff like this and I can definitely say this concept changed my game. Once you get this concept right, you have a world of options for passing.
There are hundreds and hundreds of BJJ techniques that you may never use but this one is special. It’s without a doubt one the most high percentage half guard passes. It’s simple and highly effective and with a few tweaks here and there as shown by David Avellan, it becomes pretty much impossible to stop. It’s one of those super useful techniques that everyone needs to know. The knee through squeeze pass shown in this video will change your half guard top game.
There’s nothing more frustrating than coming up against a good half guard player who uses the knee shield as a control postion. It can make you feel completely helpless and vulnerable to your opponent’s sweeps. This great half guard pass demonstrated by the guys at BJJ vault will enable you to work your way around his half guard knee shield and the best part is that you’re going around his guard instead of working against a really strong position.