Here’s a simple tip that will help take your sweep game to the next level. When you attempt a sweep and your opponent is based on a knee, you can easily get stuck if your opponent bases out wide with their knees. For example, the common reaction to a scissors sweep is your opponent to widen their knees for base and drop their weight on your top top leg to crush the sweep attempt. A simple tip to get the sweep back is to kick your opponent’s knee out with your bottom foot.
Check out the following videos for examples of this tip. Drill these variations.