The simplest things in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are, often, the most efficient ones at the same time. You don’t have to “Berimbolo everything”; just sticking to simple, 1-2-3 setups, will more than likely be enough for your competition success.
Escaping Side Control will never get easy… Especially when you roll against a high level BJJ practitioner who knows what they’re doing – someone who’s using that Crossface as if it’s going to be the last one in their lives.
Escaping the side control is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills.
Coming out of side control is no joke, especially when heavily outweighed by your opponent.
This incredibly simple and dare we say, stupid side control escape works at the high level. It worked twice against the great Andre Galvao in an MMA fight a few years back. Luke Stewart pulled it off.
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Luckily enough, Dominique Bell has decided to share a crucial concept for this overlooked side control escape so that you can start incorporating in your ASAP.