Being stuck at the bottom in half guard is no fun. In BJJ, you’re waiting to get submitted and in MMA, you’re probably getting elbowed in the head. These things make it a position that you really should try master. One of the first things to do is to learn some basic sweeps.
This sweep is very cool as it lets you get your head out of danger and put your opponent on the bottom quickly. In this BJJ instructional video, Stephan Kesting demonstrates the sweep in a clear and easy to understand way and explains the details perfectly. He’s a great instructor and this is a very cool sweep.