3 Armbar Escapes

BJJ World Championship Silver Medalist Almiro Barros from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 3 ways to escape from an armbar.

Left Switch Kick

The left switch kick in Muay Thai is typically aimed towards the leg, body or head of an opponent. In order to gain the maximum amount of power from the kick, perfect mechanics are required. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Yoddecha Sityodtong teaches the left switch kick.

Right Jump Kick

The right jump kick is a technique that catches many opponents off guard. Thrown from a crouched position, opponents will not be able anticipate the kick. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn teaches how deliver a powerful right jump kick.

Spinning Back Elbow

The spinning back elbow is an unorthodox technique that catches opponents unaware because of the angle that the strike comes from. The elbow travels almost 180 degrees before it reaches the opponent. If it lands on the opponent, the spinning back elbow packs enough power to cause a knockout. In…

Spinning Backfist

The spinning backfist is an extremely dangerous strike that can easily catch an opponent off guard. When used in combination with kicks and other punches, the spinning backfist often lands without the opponent seeing it. The result is usually a knockout.