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Scissors Sweep

Attacks from the Guard Advanced Ground Fighting Techniques


Sweeps. When you have the enemy within your guard, he may provide the chance to reverse the positions.

Scissors Sweep.

(a) Step 1. When the enemy raises one leg while attempting to pass the guard, you should place your weight on the calf on that side and swing your hips out from underneath him. Your leg should go along his belt line with your foot hooked around his waist.

Scissors sweep, step 1

Scissors sweep, step 1 continued

(b) Step 2. Move your chest away and kick him over with a scissors action from your legs, ending up mounted.

Scissors sweep, step 2

Scissors sweep, step 2 continued

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