Yoko Tomoe Nage from a Low Stance

Starter Strategy for Bottom Guard Closed

  1. Sit Up
    1. Hip Sweep
    2. Technical Stand Up
      1. Countering the Single Leg
  2. Pull Down
    1. Underhook, Flank to Arm Triangle
    2. Underhook, Flank to Top Mount Back
  3. Spin Round
    1. Spinning Sweep
    2. Spin to Arm Bar
  4. Guard Open Level
    1. Scissor Sweep
    2. Triangle Choke
  5. Guard Open Unlevel
    1. Double Ankle Sweep
    2. Sit Up Deep Seated Spinning Sweep


From Top Clinch Front, pull to guard closed.
Release/Reset with technical stand up.

Guard Pull with 2 on 1 Back Take

Using an arm cradle from clinch-front to pull guard and take the mount-back.

Scissor Sweep From Bottom Closed Guard to Top Full Mount

Hip Sweep

From Bottom Guard To Top Mount

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Takedowns from Top Hind Clinch

Stephan Kesting demonstrates four takedowns from the top hind clinch (rear clinch, back clinch).
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