Sweeps & Attacks From The Guard

The Machado Method

The Breakdown:

“If you miss a sweep, you get a choke, if you miss a choke you get the sweep”, says Master Carlos Machado. In this video, he explains a full system of how to problem solve sweeps from the guard on several types of opponents. From there he explores attacking from mount and problem solve if you miss the choke.


Goal: Sweep any body type and stance and attack from a mount. 
Base position: Guard
Grips: Double sleeve, sleeve, and collar.
Sweeps: Narrow base, wide base, and leaning forward
Choke: X choke from mount and guard

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Carlos Machado and Hayabusa are collaborating on this series to bring you techniques never seeing outside of highly exclusive seminars before. Master Machado is a Coral belt with over 51 years of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu experience.

The methods and teachings in this series are suitable for all levels, and they solidify fundamental skills that will help to improve your ground game.