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.
Do you know how to set up an Armbar from North-South? Really, not yet?
It’s about time you learn.
Here’s a great, cool and efficient way to set up an Armbar from this position – as shown by Firas Zahabi:
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.