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Three Ways to Escape ANY Submission

Three Ways to Escape ANY Submission

Some people might not be the greatest grapplers but are still notoriously hard to submit. For example I remember rolling with a fighter from Pride FC (the biggest and best MMA organization of its day) in [...]

Armbar, Kimura and Triangle Choke Escapes

Armbar, Kimura and Triangle Choke Escapes

I was ringside at Metamoris in San Diego last year when Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida locked the armbar onto Roger Gracie, and it was deep! The entire crowd gasped, then went absolutely insane!! Roger Gracie is one [...]

Kesa Gatame Escape- Leg Hike

Kesa Gatame Escape- Leg Hike

In this video I show an option for when your opponent is keeping his head low in Kesa Gatame. This move does not require as much flexibility as you think and can work well for you [...]

Side Control Escape- Recompose Guard

Side Control Escape- Recompose Guard

A basic escape/transition from Side Control into Guard (Half or Full). Remember to only attempt this move when your opponent does NOT have the hand next to your hip. This works really well with the people [...]

Kesa Gatame Escape- Pelvis to Butt

Kesa Gatame Escape- Pelvis to Butt

A basic escape for when your opponent is in Kesa Gatame with their arm around your head. This can be a difficult position to escape when your opponent is skilled and knows how to distribute their [...]

Kesa Gatame Escape- Lapel Punch

Kesa Gatame Escape- Lapel Punch

This is my go to escape from Kesa Gatame when my opponent is controlling by the hip and not around the head. This move is so powerful that it’s insane and I didnt learn it until [...]

Side Control Submission- Step Over Armbar

Side Control Submission- Step Over Armbar

The Step Over Armbar is a submission I see attempted a lot but finished a little. This technique, like many others, is often discarded by the time you become a purple belt because of lack of [...]

Side Control Escape- Wrestler Under Arm Spin

Side Control Escape- Wrestler Under Arm Spin

An intermediate escape that works well when your opponent is controlling over the body and is not chalking the hip. It is important to control at the back of the triceps. This will allow you to [...]

Mount Escape- MMA Escape

Mount Escape- MMA Escape

The MMA escape looks very similar to the Upa escape that was shown earlier. Keep in mind that this is different as I focus on different things. In the Upa escape the emphasis is on moving [...]

Mount Escape- Upa

Mount Escape- Upa

The standard mount escape that is taught to everyone very early in training. I basically do this the same way as other instructors with a few minor changes. My knee to the tailbone to get their [...]