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Sean Roberts shows the reverse scissor sweep

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by TrumpetDan, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. TrumpetDan

    TrumpetDan Green Belt

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  2. sha

    sha Geekjitsu Black Belt

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    Thanks, nice detail on the grips.
     
  3. Bathwater

    Bathwater Let me clean you with my love

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    You tricksy hobbitses, I would never expect that. Looks interesting, I'll have to play around with it.
     
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    Darkslide632 Brown Belt

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    I actually learned this with the belt grip before I even learned the scissor sweep.
     
  5. Sloth

    Sloth Brown Belt

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    Cool sweep! Thanks for putting that up. Sean has some awesome Jiujitsu.
     
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    hughes fan Silver Belt

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    It's clever because people now sometimes expect the sweep and will naturally move that way which can only aide you in doing so.
     
  7. Teedoh74

    Teedoh74 Black Belt

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    You're putting together a great channel. Keep up the good work.
     
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    good grips White Belt

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    very nice sweep, like hes highlight on youtube too
     
  9. joe90210

    joe90210 Blue Belt

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    loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool this vid is almost as funny as the art marshall side control escape, a reverse scissor sweep hahaha, you guys kill me

    keep up the good work!
     
  10. anaconda

    anaconda Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

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    anyone think about how this could work from half guard? I'm going to try it out, though it might need some adjustments.
     
  11. bjjaz

    bjjaz Got the Rock...Time to Roll

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    I like that sweep
     
  12. Mike Wilson Jr.

    Mike Wilson Jr. Amateur Fighter

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    I lol'd at this post.



    But seriously, good stuff Dan and Sean.
     
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    DSGhST07 Blue Belt

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    My judo sensei does this all the time and people fly when he does it. Its his favorite technique on the ground. I knew when I saw the thread it was gonna be this sweep, I called it reverse scissor sweep a few years ago, so atleast I was right hehe.
     
  14. danielr

    danielr Yellow Belt

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    A guy at my gym started using the reverse scissors sweep from guard a few months back. I use it from time to time and like it. I also do a similar sweep from half guard as you are suggesting with success. It throws a lot of people off that haven't seen it before.
     
  15. Jimmy Cerra

    Jimmy Cerra Amateur Fighter

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    I like this sweep. I actually use it as a combo off of the normal scissor sweep. prefer to reach around his head with my "sweeping" arm and grip his armpit. I find this gives me some more leverage, especially in no-gi. But I really like the way Sean does it too, and he explains it really well!

    That cross-grip detail is really nice, especially when going for it just yourself. I wonder if you could substitute a high-underhook or an overhook instead of a wrist-grab, too??? That might work for no-gi a little easier (and gi) for me.
     
  16. mtruitt76

    mtruitt76 Purple Belt

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    You can hit this type of sweep from half guard whenever you can get the cross grip. I do it when I can't get the back take.
     
  17. TrumpetDan

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    I LOLed too...and i seperated 2 of my ribs at Best of the West yesterday. =( The laughing hurt!
     
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    Pizzzzzzzzzzzaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
     
  19. HomerPlata

    HomerPlata Purple Belt

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    Any ideas on how to modify for no-gi?
     
  20. millasur

    millasur Blue Belt

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    Scissor sweep is my go to sweep from guard, I'm definitely going to give this one a bash espec as everyone know's now it's my go to lol.

    Regarding the 'wrist grip', and then cross grip on the lapel - is the value of this so you can easily pull the person up onto the shin? I've never used a cross grip before but if it makes it easier to lift the opponent I can definitely see the benefits.

    Also interested how you could do it for no gi, had a quick think but haven't had any great ideas.

    Thanks very much TS.
     

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