5 Essential Ways To Escape An Armbar

5 Essential Ways To Escape An Armbar

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you will often hear that the best way to escape a submission is to not get there in the first place. This is why prevention should always be the priority.

Prevention in BJJ means that you don’t even let your opponent start their game.

Prevention is More Effective Than Escaping Positions & Submissions

Sometimes you are let you get caught in a submission. Don’t panic. There is alway a way out.

When it comes to armbars, they often come on so fast that it’s hard to understand what just happened or even how to escape.

It’s important to be able to recognize common armbar setups. You then should have a group of submission escapes that you can apply if you get caught.

Are you spending most of time regularly training your BJJ escapes? If you’re not, then you’re missing out big time on a very important part of BJJ.

If you incorporate these 5 submission escapes into your BJJ arsenal, and you will known as a “Houdini” on the mats.

In this video, 2x Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt World Champion Teco Shinzato from the Evolve Fight Team shows 5 ways to escape the armbar.

If you want to be un-submitable, you need to check out Tom DeBlass’ “Submission Escapes” BJJ 3 volume BJJ instructional from BJJFanatics.com . In this series, he shares multiple escapes from all of the hardest to escape positions. Soon your training partners and opponents will be calling you Houdini.