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BJJ Sweeps: General Guide & Advanced Tips

When you first start training, you will probably learn individual techniques without the context of how you arrive to that point. This is done to keep things simple, and it’s an effective way to teach newcomers. For example, if you are learning an armbar, you start in an armbar position, with the arm captured and full control of the opponent. You probably learn sweeps the same way. However, you’ve probably found that it’s hard to hit these sweep when sparring, especially against a larger opponent. Why is that? There are a few reasons, and in this article, we will explore how sweeps work and discuss whether they can work on bigger people.

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