While flashy submissions and cool transitions are part of what makes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu so fun to learn, it’s important to also take the time to study and practice escapes. A BJJ practitioner without a solid escape game is like a knight with a sword and no shield—able to attack, but not defend!
There’s always a way out if timed and performed appropriately. In this video, Jared Jessup and Eli Knight look at some of the most useful arm lock escapes that will get you out of some of the most common arm lock energies you’re likely to encounter at all levels.
Also included is something Knight refers to as the “Fishhook Principle,” which pops up in submission situations quite often and regulates important aspects of how to apply and escape them.
How To Survive The Rough & Tumble World Of BJJ – As A White Belt From Someone Who Has Been There – Elite Black Belt Joel Bouhey.
- Learn the RIGHT way to escape one of the worst positions in the world with black belt Joel Bouhey’s master class in escaping from the full mount, the hand in collar, the back etc..
- Every white belt has to spend time learning how to survive and escape on the mats before they can learn offense.
- Now with Joel’s help, you can fly through that annoying beginners phase as fast as possible with the right knowledge and techniques on how to stay safe and get out reliably.