Cobrinha’s Lapel Guard Sweep:
Cobrinha showing how to take the back from lapel guard. The lapel guard has been proven as a very strong and effective guard and grip. The lapel guard is an open guard game consisting of a strong grip control of the lapel causing the restriction and breaking of your opponent’s posture. This leads to a number of various attacks and sweeps. Here we see Cobrinha using the lapel guard to advance his position to the back. Take a look at this instructional video see the back attack opportunities this lapel guard sweep makes available.
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