Mount Escape

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
By BJJ.Org Featured Contributor Gene "Aranha" Simco.

These techniques should only be practiced with the supervision of an experienced instructor.
Practicing the moves incorrectly could result in serious bodily injury or death.

Mount Escape
1. To Escape the mounted position, keep both elbows and use your 'escaping movement'.
2 & 3. Slide your legs under his & make space with your hips until your legs are out.
4. Once out, you may use your guard as shown.

Techniques demonstrated by Gene Simco and Wally Sasse. Photography by Dave Karchmer. This information was originally published on It is made available on BJJ.Org by the express permission of featured contributor Gene "Aranha" Simco. Downloaded on Fri Jun 14 19:43:46 PDT 2002.
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