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Mounted Key Lock Defense- Thumb in Armpit

Mounted Key Lock Defense- Thumb in Armpit

This is a basic defense for the Key Lock or the Americana. Keep in mind that you can not wait to straighten out the arm, you need to do it as soon as possible. When you [...]

Advanced Transitions

Advanced Transitions

At our school we video tape rolling on Friday and Saturday to review throughout the week. This allows us to see where students are going wrong, and importantly, where they are going right. Here are two [...]

Mount Escape- Hip Escape

Mount Escape- Hip Escape

Another basic Mount escape that focuses on fundamental hip movement. When doing this techniques it’s important to remember that the power comes from the hips (like many of the other videos that I have posted) and [...]

Mount Escape- Bull Rider

Mount Escape- Bull Rider

An intermediate Mount escape that is high percentage but dependent on your size in comparison to your partners. If you are roughly the same size as your opponent or greatly outweigh them this is a great [...]

Mount Transition- Mount to Side Control 2

Mount Transition- Mount to Side Control 2

This video provides another option going from the Mount position to Side Control. There are many reasons that you would make this transition. Sometimes your opponent is to large and your knees dont touch the floor [...]

Side Control Theory and Side Control Submission- Paper Cutter

Side Control Theory and Side Control Submission- Paper Cutter

Moving into the Side Control position I briefly discuss the different type of hand grips and body positions in Side Control. I then explain how to get into the “one pec theory” position and how to [...]

Side Control Escape- Hand Spear Leg Tackle

Side Control Escape- Hand Spear Leg Tackle

A basic side control escape that focuses on the fundamentals (body angle, hand placement and hip movement). I personally believe that there is no better place for the hand then in the underhook position. If you [...]

Side Control Submission: Key Lock

Side Control Submission: Key Lock

Another look at the Key Lock or Americana but this time from Side Control. Like the last time that I showed this technique the setup is not important (although this setup is much better than the [...]

Side Control Submission: Arm Triangle

Side Control Submission: Arm Triangle

In this video I show an alternate setup for the Arm Triangle. Everything about the submission is the same but requires a little more control over your body and a smoother transition between Side Control on [...]

Mount Transition: Knee Across Hip

Mount Transition: Knee Across Hip

This is a very simple transition from Side Control to Mount. This is the first transition taught to white belts and focuses on sound basics (maintaining base, getting the underhook and entering the knee at the [...]