The Muriplata From Closed Guard by Junior Mesquita feat. Bernardo Faria

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George St Pierre demonstrating omaplata in his lates seminar in turoro

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3 Ways to Actually FINISH Your Opponent with the Omoplata as an Armlock by Stephan Kesting

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BJJ brown belt and judo black belt Ayub Magomadov shows a nice transition to omoplata from the half guard bottom, when your opponent makes a huge mistake by starting underhooking you without having dealed with your legs. Works well both for MMA and BJJ (gi/no-gi).

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Gregor Gracie and Didi Martins. • Position : – Spider Guard / De La Riva Hook / Omoplata.

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This is another wrestling technique that is used often from the Russian 2-1 tie up. One of my team mates, Victor Raphael, used to smash a lot of shoulders back in high school with this move, even dislocated an opponent’s shoulder!

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In this video, I discuss getting the Omoplata from half guard. The great part of this move is that it is unexpected. And we use this element to our advantage. But don’t forget to use the shoulder sandwich. Very important. Check out the video. Give it a try on the mat and let me know […]

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Getting the Omoplata is so much fun. It is such a cool and effective technique. But getting it…is not as easy. It’s even harder the night that it was taught at class. But there, like all things in Jiu-Jitsu, are a few tricks that you can use to make sure you get the Omoplata every […]

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