3 Ways To Escape The Triangle Lock

The triangle lock is one of the most popular and commonly used submission attacks.  If you are training in submission grappling then it is inevitable that you will find yourself defending against a triangle lock.  You must be able to not only attack offensively for triangle locks, but also be…

Side Control To Mount & Armbar Transition

From the side control position, you can begin to work for submissions or advance to the mount position. If you are able to secure the mount, there are a wide range of effective submissions you can attack for. In this video, BJJ Champion Gamal Hassan teaches a side control to…

Mount To Back Control Transition

From the top mount position there are a wide range of submissions that can be utilized. In situations when the opponent has strong defense, it can be smart to transition to the back control position. From back control there are a wide range of additional submissions that you can attack…

Transition From Half Guard To Back Control

From the bottom half guard position, the objective is to prevent the opponent’s pass while also working to sweep the opponent or regain the full guard. There are also techniques to transition from half guard to back control. In this video, BJJ Champion Almiro Barros teaches a transition from half…

Knee Lock From Top Half Guard

From the top half guard position, you can work to pass for a more dominant position. There are also submissions that you can attack for from top half guard. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides teaches a knee lock from the top half guard position.

Triangle Choke From Guard

From the guard position there are a wide range of submissions that can be applied. The triangle choke is one of the most effective. The triangle choke is applied by encircling the opponent’s neck and arm with both legs in a form similar to the shape of a triangle. In…

Taking The Back From Turtle Position

The turtle position is a dominant position in grappling from which there are many options to attack. One of the most effective attacks from turtle position is to take the opponent’s back. In this video, BJJ Champion Almiro Barros teaches how to take the back from turtle position.

Closed Guard To Back Control Transition

From the closed guard position there are a wide range of submission attacks and sweeps. There are also techniques to transition to back control from the closed guard. In this video, Submission Grappling World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a closed guard to back control transition.