Emily Kwok – Sickle Sweep

This month in my 10th Planet Van Nuys fundamentals class we are going to be playing around with the guard postion. One of the concepts that I am teaching is the idea of what to do if your opponent stands up in your guard. This month we will be covering three simple yet effective ways … Continue reading Emily Kwok – Sickle Sweep

Are You Kidding Me Kimura by Cyborg Abreu

Today's technique is a fancy one. Jiu Jitsu World Champion Cyborg Abreu in today's video breaks down a sweep that he uses from the Tornado Guard which he uses to ultimately finish his opponent with the kimura from the top. I know it sounds wacky and impossible but Cyborg does it and the mechanics behind it … Continue reading Are You Kidding Me Kimura by Cyborg Abreu

Merry Christmas….Now Here’s A Ham Sandwich

This month at 10th Planet Van Nuys we have been working on several different passes and sweeps. One of the sweeps that our Blue Belts are required to know is one of Coach Alder's favorites the Ham Sandwich. The Ham Sandwich is an interesting yet effective sweep. Once it is locked up there is little that my … Continue reading Merry Christmas….Now Here’s A Ham Sandwich