To Play the Lapel Guard, first you hold the pants to hold your opponent then you hold his collar. Your opponent will keep breaking your grips. So, you’ll open his lapel and grab it. Next, you through your arm under his leg and the lapel over his leg to trap your opponent. Then you raise your hips and the leg you have with the lapel you will put your knee in and the outside leg you will use as a pendulum and you will sweep your opponent forward. Your opponent will block by posting his hands on the floor.You will roll over your forearm, finish the sweep and stabilize the side control.