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.
Side Control attacks can be quite predictable… But only if you don’t learn some of the more sneakier setups.
Wouldn’t it be great if you knew how to set up a Triangle Choke from Side Control… Especially in the gi?
5th degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Ricardo Marques covers a series of attacking sequences from side control, ensuring you always see the opportunity for a submission!
- Look at a series of chokes such as the ezekiel, paper cutter, and loop choke from various different spots in side control.
- Understand the fundamentals of correctly setting up the triangle from side control and finish it every time.