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What is the Two-Handed escape from Knee-on-Belly

- put your knee-side hand on your opponent’s knee, keeping elbow in tight
- put your other hand on your opponent’s ankle using a C-grip, keeping elbow in tight
- adjust your/your opponent’s knee position if needed to ensure he will be balanced on you during the next step
- bridge up, high-centring your opponent and forcing your opponent to post a hand above your head
- combo: shoot the knee down as you release your bridge, and turn into your partner, collecting under-hooks, and trapping their knee in a half-guard
- complete guard recomposition
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2

How do you sweep from Butterfly Guard when opponent has knee grips (or lower) to take Back Control?

- Butterfly Guard
- opponent has knee grips or lower
- cross C grip opponent’s wrist and same-side cup opponent’s elbow to pull and break grip
- followed by cross-arm-drag
- reach around and grab belt with same-side arm
- tuck same-side foot in
- look to where you are rolling
- lean back and roll as kick foot up
- end roll in mount
- add gable grip under opponent’s neck
- posture up and roll opponent to the other side and extend spine to stretch opponent out

3

How do you do the “Arm Lever Sweep” from Butterfly guard when opponent has knee grips (or lower)?

- cross sleeve parachute grip
- same-side arm reaches under to same-side lapel grab (not too high)
- roll in, head in and under lapel grip, as lifting and leveraging opponent’s arm to force a roll
- try to stay engaged and connected so you “lead the roll”
- retain arm grips so that you end up on your knees with your opponent laid out in front of you. Pull them around if necessary
- take side control

4

How do you catch the Omoplata from Butterfly Guard when opponent has knee grips (or lower)?

- same-side cup opponent’s elbow
- place same-side foot outside of opponent’s base
- pivot on your base and rotate/sweep your same-side leg up and over your opponent’s same-side shoulder, using your knee to collect their elbow, and then your hamstring to collect their arm, as you go
- heavy heel/leg

5

How do you “climb your opponent to shot the Triangle” from closed guard?

- same-side sleeve grip and cross lapel grip
- open guard and shrimp out to post inside foot on opponent’s hip and outside foot on opponent’s hip.
- shrimp out a bit more if necessary and put inside foot on opponent’s shoulder
- push out on opponent’s shoulder (breaking any grips)