Back attack

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

Video: AVI [468K] 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.

Nhb - Back Attack Technique - Image 1  You are on your opponent ( opp ) back and you want to put the hooks to submit him.
Nhb - Back Attack Technique - Image 2  With your right hand dominate his right wrist with your hands-palm turned down.
Nhb - Back Attack Technique - Image 3  Pull the wrist next to his stomach and at the same time with your left hand under his left arm make another grip on his wrist. Now you will have both hands holding his right wrist.
Nhb - Back Attack Technique - Image 4  Just another angle/view of the last step.
Nhb - Back Attack Technique - Image 5  After pulling his wrist next to his stomach. Move your right elbow and shoulder up to make some room to put your knee.
Nhb - Back Attack Technique - Image 6  Put your knee ( at the same side of the dominated arm ) between your opp's leg and arm and throw your weight on your opp's shoulder. Be careful not to throw all your weight on his shoulder because he can escape your attack doing a somersault and/or throwing you to his front.
Nhb - Back Attack Technique - Image 7  Note that you will not have done the hook, the hooks will be done only when you could turn your opponent up. Roll back making him turn his stomach up and do the hook with the leg opposite to the side of the arm you are dominating
Nhb - Back Attack Technique - Image 1  Keep holding the arm and make the other hook going to the submission.A back choke is a good pick.

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 22:27:53 PDT 2002.
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