Keep Your Balance With This Counter To The Double Ankle Sweep

The double ankle sweep is one of the simplest sweeps to do in jiu-jitsu, and if you’re on the receiving end of it, it can also be one of the most frustrating. This BJJ technique is great for getting your opponent off balance and back to the floor, giving you the chance to come up and play your top game, and it’s surprisingly difficult to stop, even when you see it coming.

In this clip, though, Gracie Barra black belt Vanessa Waltz demonstrates an effective way to counter this sweep to make sure you don’t get toppled over. Check out her tips here and try them out the next time someone tries this move on you:


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