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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Steven Henshall, Top UK BJJ athlete and head instructor of Fight Lab BJJ in Newton Heath is here filmed by the Warrior Collective giving a tutorial on different options he likes to transition to from the omoplata in BJJ or any other Gi based combat sport.

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a drilling sequence for the Omoplata. The Omoplata can be a difficult position/submission for people to understand.

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Omoplata’s are super effective and deadly to use on the mat. But like everything…they don’t always work. Sometimes due to a number of circumstances you just can’t seem to finish them. Well, that’s ok! As long as you have another technique up your sleeve. Watch this video and you will. A sneaky little choke that […]

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BRUTAL Modified Omoplata was made famous at the Pans. Check out the full length instructional from Liera JR with plenty of details!

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Special guest Jean Machado teaches how to get into the Kimura and then into an Omoplata. Some great advice and little tricks and hacks in this video. Check it out and try it yourself on the mat. Let me know how it goes.

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Earlier we did Switch to Omo Plata, and I have told you in the past that the Switch and the Kimura are close siblings…so of course you can do Kimura to Omo Plata! It is an embarrassingly easy transition best used when your opponent is grabbing their shorts or pants, allowing you to not worry […]

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I had the pleasure of filming Professor Greg Walker who taught two attacks from side control. The paper cutter is my favorite attack from side control, but this variation with the hip switch and facing away was new to me. The shoulder lock was a totally new technique for me too. One of the reasons […]

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