Armbar #2
(Mount, with Gi)

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Courtesy bjjfighter.com

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.

I begin by controlling my opponent in the mounted position. I begin my attack by sticking my left hand in my opponent's gi to set up a choke. The choke serves mainly as a distraction, I really want his arm.
I then move my knees up high, near my opponent's head. I squeeze my knees in tight to stabilize my opponent and prevent any escape.
Next I lift my left leg placing my foot next to my opponent's head. At the same time I secure his arm with my right arm. It is important to create as little space as possible when doing all this.
I then pass my left leg over my opponent's head and begin to turn my body to the right. Once I have passed my leg over I take my right hand out of the collar and instead use it to secure the arm, my right hand is now based out near my opponent's left arm.
I then continue turning until I am perpendicular to my opponent's body. Once I am in position I reach my right arm under my opponent's left arm. I do this to prevent him from clasping his hands to avoid the arm bar.
Next I squeeze my knees together and fall back for the arm bar.
To complete the submission I simply press my knees together, lift my hips and pull down on the arm.

This information was originally published on bjjfighter.com, and is reproduced on BJJ.Org with express permission.
Page downloaded on Sun Oct 12 2003.
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