Scissor Sweep Tutorial


Sweeping can be tricky. There are some extremely complicated sweeps, but then there are the nice and simple sweeps like these. Simplicity, of course, is usually the best option.

A basic sweep like this scissor sweep can seem predictable, but when it is sharpened by continuous repetition, your technique will become lightning fast.

The name of the game with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and any martial art is repetition. Repetition, repetition, repetition. It’s the “drills make skills” philosophy. Never forget this. This is a commonality in almost all sports. A tennis player will practice a serve a thousand times, a baseball player will practice their swing a thousand times, and if you’re a fighter, you must practice your techniques a thousand times.

But, of course, you’re not just doing mindless repetitions. We want to make sure that your technique is picture perfect. Let’s get started: