Flying Arm Bar

The arm bar is one of the most prolific submissions in BJJ.  There are countless variations and setups of the arm bar that can be applied depending upon the position you find yourself in.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teach the flying arm bar.

Armbar Variation From Closed Guard

Once you have your opponent inside the closed guard, the primary objective is to defend against guard passes and work for sweeps. There are also a wide range of highly effective submission attacks from the closed guard position. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches an arm bar…

Arm Bar From Turtle Position

When attacking a turtled opponent from the top in a north south situation, you may decide to go for a direct submission attack rather than first securing back control. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates an effective arm bar attack from the top in turtle…

50/50 Guard Armbar

The 50/50 guard is a complex position that is very specific to sport Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Some modern BJJ competitors have utilized the 50/50 guard position as an effective method for employing unorthodox techniques and tactics at BJJ tournaments. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates an arm bar…

Arm Bar From Spider Guard

Effective use of the spider guard allows great control of your opponent’s arms while maintaining mobility in your hips as you attack from open guard. While forcing your opponent to concentrate on escaping the control of your spider guard, you can search for sweep and submission opportunities. In this lesson,…

Omoplata Sweep To Triangle Lock Armbar

The omoplata is a submission technique that uses the legs to trap the opponent’s arm in a shoulder lock. From the guard position, this technique works well in combination with other submissions, and can also be used to sweep. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates an omoplata…

Arm Drag To Armbar

The arm drag is a useful setup for many standing and ground grappling techniques. In this video, BJJ World Champion Alex Silva demonstrates how to use an arm drag to set-up an arm bar.