Many fans may feel as though there are only two options when underneath an opponent – attempt submissions and defend in hopes the referee may stand action back up. However, those more familiar with grappling know there’s at least one more route to take in the form of a “sweep”.

In this MMATraining Technique of the Day, UFC heavyweight Frank Mir demonstrates the Flip-Over Sweep to move your way out of having an adversary in half-guard to being on top, dishing out the attack.