Defeat the Darce Choke With Lucas Leite’s Rollover Sweep

As one of the premiere half guard technicians in the world, there are few people more qualified than Lucas Leite to help folks who aren’t, you know, world champions troubleshoot submissions the position leaves practitioners vulnerable to.

In this tutorial, Leite addresses the issue of being darced unconscious by an experienced half guard defender. A fair amount of this defense comes from chest and upper body positioning before the arm triangle ever gets locked in. The rest is in the sweep, and a hooked ankle that keeps your opponent from defending in a confident guard once you do pull off the sweep.

Give it a look, and also revel in his pronunciation of “Whizzer” which sounds way more dramatic with a non-American accent:


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