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

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Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World Champions. You can train at one of the world’s most famous mixed martial arts academies, Evolve MMA, and also enjoy the exotic hidden treasures of the […]

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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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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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