Position and Submission Principles

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Dominant Position: 1. Maintain 2. Attack
Inferior Position: 1. Defend 2. Escape

Guard:

  • -Primarily designed for defense
  • -Know your distancing
  • -Don’t overuse closed guard
  • -Legs primary, arms secondary
  • -Maintain hip mobility at all costs

Side Control Escapes:

  • -Underhook is king
  • -Utilize skeletal structure, not muscle
  • -Reversal/To the knees/Re-guard

Mount Escapes:

  • -Keep opponents hands busy
  • -4 Corners weekpoint awareness
  • -Reversal/re-guard

Turtle Position:

  • -Temporary position only

Top Dominant:

  • -Learn proper weight distribution
  • -Pressure is subordinate to flow

Chokes:

  • -Structure before squeeze
  • -Blood chokes!
  • -Trachea/cranks by accident or desperation

Submissions:

  • -Isolate, set-up, apply
  • -Application must be almost effortless