Back Control Escape Elbows In, Reverse Shrimp
- on Oct 23, 2012
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In this video I show a simple yet effective way to escape the back control.
This escape works well when used in conjunction with your other back escapes. When used alone it can become very easy to counter and can lead to mild success.
Keep in mind that this escape is best preformed when your opponent has a double over grip. When your opponent has a Seatbelt Grip or a Double Under Grip it can be very difficult to get your hips to shrimp away.
Notice I Reverse Shrimp until I fall into
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