Controlling & Arm Trapping From Back Mount
Marcelo Garcia’s Back Control is legendary and he has many great strategies for retaining and controlling back mount so that once he has you there it’s very tough to get out. In this this video he covers some core concepts around arm trapping – an incredibly useful piece of control that can open up all kinds of striking and submission opportunities if you can get it. As usual there’s some really nice details from Marcelo, in part 1 he talks about rolling onto your side and how that can help to attain the arm trap and in part 2 he gives some tips on how you can capture the arm trap from hand fighting sequences.
Very relevant for MMA as well as NoGI Submission and BJJ.