Interesting details for techniques always come to light after intense battles. Craig Jones and Gordon Ryan facing off at EBI was no different.
Firstly one of the first clips to have ever made Garry Tonon’s name is that spectacular armbar escape he made against Kron Gracie.
But there’s a way to counter that escape – a very effective one.
Keenan Cornelius wrote:
How much of your “BJJ learning” do you do through analysis of competition footage? Your own and those of others?
I think it can be a useful tool to supplement your training, so I decided to break down the bout between Craigory Jones and Gordon Ryan. Fresh from the EBI Finals, where the same position proved to be decisive twice. Let’s investigate
This interesting armbar variation is also known as the Haueter armbar – named according to one of the first 12 non Brazilian black belts – Chris Haueter