Closed Guard Sleeve Drag - Part Three - Pendulum Sweep
Closed Guard Sweeps • 4m 27s
When attempting to perform the sleeve drag, some may recognize and avoid it by locking their elbow down into your hip. When this happens Matt Darcy put a foot on the hip ramping his hips up which also lifts that arm. When he then attempts the pendulum sweep that downward force they are applying assists into making the sweep much easier.
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