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In this video I show the Straight Arm Lock off of the Americana setup. This is a fairly common defense for when you start to dominate the arm.
I focus mainly on the defense for when people straighten the arm and then turn the thumb down towards the floor. I do this, as opposed to the traditional thumb towards the ceiling option because if they are advanced enough to straighten the arm then they are probably also smart enough to turn their thumb towards the floor. If you watch the whole video
In this video I show a very simple and common finish from the Omoplata position, the Reverse Armbar.
This is so common and easy that many of you have probably seen it before. There are not a lo watch video >>
In this video I show how to do a Reverse Armbar from Closed Guard. This is a pretty common move that you see attempted throughout the ranks but finished with very little frequency. This is due to t watch video >>
In this video I show a common submission from the back the Short Choke. This is a great option for when your opponent is tough to finish and you're having problems feeding the second hand in for the watch video >>
In this video I show how to defend the Bow and Arrow Choke. This can be a rough place to get caught in and if you dont know how to defend it may lead to some unnecessary taps.
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In this video I show a very common escape the Coffee Grinder.
I have seen this move used a lot in both grappling competitions and in MMA. It can be very effective when used correctly or lead to watch video >>
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 Con watch video >>
In this video I show a sneaky no arm Triangle. I stress that this is not a "go to move" because when it goes bad you're basically going to be stuck in Side Control bottom. With that being said, it watch video >>
In this video I show a pass from the Catcher Position. This is a fairly uncommon position during tournaments because it requires you to break contact from your opponent and also have enough space watch video >>
In this video I show a really slick shoulder lock. This was shown to me by my instructor recently and I had never seen it. There are a couple of things that you need to focus on to make sure that watch video >>
In this video I show a pretty cool submission off of a controlling grip from Side Control. This was a grip I was taught as a white belt but I never knew that it had any type of choke attached to it. watch video >>