If there is one guarantee that will make your submission technique work, even if it is low percentage – then it’s about surprising your opponents with it. For, if they don’t expect it to happen, then their defense is going to be low… And you’ll be able to sneak it in.
Plus, if the submission setup means that you’ll not only surprise them but also have a dominant position in place, then you’re almost surely going to get the tap.
For example, here is how to set up the Arm Triangle from Closed Guard.
Note, however, that you won’t be staying inside Closed Guard, but will open it and make life really uncomfortable for your training partners first.
Neil Melanson demonstrates how to do it:
Discover hidden details that make the Arm Triangle more effective than ever.
- Neil Melanson is a catch wrestling master who has helped train some of the best MMA champions of all-time
- Use different variations that adapt the Arm Triangle in a way that ANYONE can use to increase their efficiency and leverage.