Since early this year Tyler has only been able to label the above sweep one way, “it’s the Tanquinho sweep”, said Tyler. “I watched Augusto Mendes execute this sweep flawlessly in several matches last year, and decided to make it part of my game. Since then, I have never thought of another name for it. Since I learned it from watching him, I decided to simply use his name to reference it”.
The above sweep is simple, easy, and effective. You might want to try adding it to your game. Try to think of other techniques you’ve seen in competition and would like to learn, and send them to us on Facebook. We will break them down and post them on our site. If your submission is selected we will send you a free copy of Jiu Jitsu Magazine featuring our most recent article.