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Triangle Choke Escapes

With triangle choke escapes we go backwards in learning some “hail mary” escapes when the choke is in really deep. Then we move backwards and start looking at things you can do before it gets deep so the fight for the escape is not as hard.

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Halfguard Escapes

We look at probably one of the most vital positions for escapes which is the halfguard. We cover halfguard escape to back, to dogfight position to the kneetap, the limparm counter to the strong wizzer, and lastly an acrobatic triangle choke finish from dogfight.

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Crossover Guard & Attacks

Second session of the week opening up with a revision on basic crossover guard and a few new details. And then looked at two submissions (armbar & triangle) that can happen depending on if opponent leaves their arms between your legs.

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Side Control Escapes

In the no gi session tonight we looked at side control escapes when your opponent has dropped their hip and/or switched their base to stop you getting your knee through to regain your guard. In what I call the bulldozer escape from side control where we control their arms and sit up to off balance them on to their back.

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Side Control Escapes (Gi)

Following on from previous class we started looking at side control escapes but involved controlling opponents shoulder/arm and sitting up into a reversal. We look at three variations of this as well as the different options/decisions as to when to do what. We finished off with a previous escape and how they all are related.

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Side Control Escapes

We started off the class going through the basic guardwork drill in the first white belt stripe syllabus to open up the fundamentals of regaining guard and identifying the need to react early during the guard pass. Following up with a couple details  once opponent already has side control and especially when they have a really tight side control. Lastly

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