2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.45: Standing X Guard Sweep

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.45: Standing X Guard Sweep

The X Guard is a fantastic guard to attack your opponent from. The power of the position comes from the fact you’re directly under your opponent’s centre of balance. This can make it relatively easy for you to knock your opponent off balance and sweep them. Episode 45 of 2 Minute Jiu Jitsu covers the […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.44: Lasso Berimbolo

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.44: Lasso Berimbolo

The Lasso / Pant Grip spider guard AKA Chelsea’s Guard is an incredibly powerful guard. It gives you fantastic control over your opponent’s ability to move in any direction, yet still allows you numerous attacking options. One of the most powerful attacks out of Chelsea’s guard is the transition to deep De La Riva and […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.43: Omoplata Triangle Combination

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.43: Omoplata Triangle Combination

A common reaction your opponent will have to the Omoplata is to posture up. If your opponent has a good base this reaction can make it difficult to finish the omoplata or execute a sweep. However, if your opponent postures up out of your omoplata, you can often transition to the triangle and continue your […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.42: Tripod Sweep

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.42: Tripod Sweep

The Tripod Sweep is a seriously old school sweep and has been around pretty much as long as Jiu Jitsu. However, just because it’s a technique you might learn on your first day of BJJ training doesn’t mean it isn’t effective. In fact, when used correctly the tripod sweep can be deadly. Episode 42 of […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.41: Single Leg X 1970’s Sweep

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.41: Single Leg X 1970's Sweep

There are several advantages to getting underneath your opponent in guard. Firstly, it becomes very difficult for your opponent to put their weight down on you, and secondly, it becomes easier to sweep your opponent as you’re directly under their centre of gravity. In episode 41 of 2 Minute Jiu Jitsu, you’ll learn how to […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.40: Arm Triangle To Back

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.40: Arm Triangle To Back

Back Control is arguably the strongest position in Jiu Jitsu. As a result, being able to take the back from anywhere is a huge benefit. Episode 40 of 2 Minute Jiu Jitsu covers a transition to the back from the Head and Arm / Arm Triangle that often happens when passing or as your opponent […]

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.39: Waiter Sweep From Lapel De La Riva

2 Minute Jiu Jitsu Ep.39: Waiter Sweep From Lapel De La Riva

The knee slide is one of the most common passes in Jiu Jitsu and is a particular threat if you like playing the De La Riva guard. Episode 39 of 2 Minute Jiu Jitsu covers a simple grip change that neutralises the knee slide danger and how to set up the Waiter Sweep if your […]