Cross Mount Reversal
(100 quilos or side mount)

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
By ClŠudio Moreno and Andres Lenta

Video: AVI [311K] of the technique.

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.

mob1.jpg - 29,91 K  GT (guy on top) is holding GB (guy on bottom) in side control.
mob2.jpg - 35,30 K  To escape, GB will have to pull out the arm that is close to the legs of GT (if it is difficult, bridge hard and pull out the arm),
mob3.jpg - 36,86 K  and reach inside the arm of GT with his opposite arm (the one that is close to GT's head), reaching under GT's armpit.
mob4.jpg - 35,62 K  Now GB bridges hard and pushes the opponent's shoulder back and upward at the same time. This will create the space needed to reach inside and grab the leg of GT.
mob5.jpg - 35,35 K 
mob6.jpg - 34,52 K 
mob7.jpg - 37,94 K  In order to grab the leg with both hands, GB sciccors his legs and go to all fours, and places his head on the opposite side of the opponent's body (opposite from the leg that GB grabbed).
mob8.jpg - 36,01 K  Just another angle of the last one.
mob9.jpg - 35,32 K  Once he has secured the leg, GB does the movement similar to the baiana (double leg) to lift the opponent, escaping the hold-down.
mob10.jpg - 34,57 K  To complete you hold-down, hold the head (underneath the head and neck) and hip (or leg) of the opponent.
mob11.jpg - 35,16 K  The final position should be like this.

This information was originally published on, a web site created by James "Calango" Love, Cláudio Moreno, and Felipe Moreno. Page downloaded on Sat Jun 29 21:14:14 PDT 2002.
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