Half Guard Sweeps

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  • Q&A - G Roll Back Take from Half Guard Hip Clamp Sweep.

    Matt Darcy answers a student's question about the hip clamp bully sweep. The student has trouble when the opponent raises their level.

    Date: 10/11/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Q&A - Tornado Guard Part 1 - Sweep and Armbar

    Matt Darcy answers a students question about Tornado Guard. Luckily Matt used to play this a lot. He show how to set up the sweep and armbar in part 1.

    Date: 10/10/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Knee Shield - Escape Half Guard Smash to Collar Drag

    Matt Darcy teaches how he sets up the collar drag while bailing out of the knee shield position. He uses this when the guy on top is putting to much pressure or is shutting down his sweeps.

    Date: 8/1/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Escape side control to half guard using the single leg.

    Matt Darcy teaches how to escape side control by hip escaping to the single leg. When the opponent sprawls he uses that space to pull half-guard. Its important to keep new momentum going so he shows how to continue to the back once half-guard is achieved.

    Date: 7/25/2018
    Instructor: Matt Da...

  • Deep Half Guard - Waiter Sweep

    Matt Darcy teaches a variation of the waiter sweep from deep half guard. Even if you don't use this move a lot it is very important as it sets up really dynamic systems from the "Waiter Hub".

    Date: 5/23/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Advanced
    Location: Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu San Jose

  • Deep Half Guard - Waiter Hub to X Guard Stand Up

    Matt Darcy teaches one of his favorite systems from deep half guard. He initiates the waiter sweep and transitions to the x guard stand up when opponent bases away. He also shows two way to finish the sweep depending on how you opponent defends.

    Date: 5/23/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class...

  • Half Guard: Hip Turn Sweep from Knee Shield

    Matt Darcy show one of his favorite and most successful sweeps from the half guard. He shows two versions based on the opponents reactions and two ways to finish the sweep to get ahead of your opponent and not be stuck in half guard on top.

    Date: 5/14/2018
    Instructor: Matt Darcy
    Class: Adva...