Attacking The Back From Turtle Position

The top turtle position is a dominant position in MMA.  Once you have secured the turtle position, you can land powerful strikes and attack for submissions.  In this video, UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael dos Anjos teaches a back attack from the turtle position.

Half Guard Transition To Back Control

From the bottom half guard position, the objective is to work for a sweep and escape from underneath your opponent.  In this video, UFC Lightweight World Champion teaches a transition from bottom half guard to back control.

5 Submissions From Back Control

Back control is a dominant position from which a fight can be quickly finished.  If you are able to secure the back control position in MMA, it is critical that you attack for a fight ending submission.  In this video, ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki teaches 5 of his…

Full Mount Transition To Back Control

In order to be a complete MMA fighter, you must be able to transition fluidly among striking, wrestling, and submission attacks.  On the ground, the objective is to secure a dominant position to land strikes and attack for submissions.  From the full mount, there are a wide range of attacks…

Side Control Transition To Back Control

In order to be a complete MMA fighter, you must be able to transition fluidly among striking, wrestling, and submission attacks.  On the ground, the objective is to secure a dominant position to land strikes and attack for submissions.  From side control, there are a wide range of attacks available…

Attacking The Back From Turtle Position

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. You must be able to move fluidly from strikes to submissions while maintaining a dominant position. In this video, UFC top contender Rafael dos Anjos teaches how to attack the back from…

Half Guard Transition To Back Control

From the top position in MMA, the objective is to mix in ground and pound attacks with submissions. From inside the opponent’s half guard, you can work for submissions, ground and pound, or try to advance to a more dominant position. In this video, UFC top contender Rafael dos Anjos…