Side Control is, for many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students, their favorite position. And deservedly so, as it’s perhaps the safest one to hold and as it has a number of attacking options at its disposal.
However, you need a subtle change in your way of thinking about Side Control if you want to make the best out of it. John Danaher explains.
Setting up an Armbar from Side Control isn’t too difficult… Right?
Well, maybe it is – if you don’t take into consideration the many details that can make it ultra successful.
Firas Zahabi demonstrates these details on the video below:
Hold Your Opponent Down For Pressure And Dominant Control With Tristar MMA Head Trainer Firas Zahabi’s Series On How To Shut Down Escapes And Always Stay Ahead Of Your Opponent
- Hold dominant position as long as possible as Coach Zahabi explains how to stop common regarding and escaping tactics and turn them into your own offense.
- Upgrade position with back takes, moves to the crucifix, mounting, and more.