Demian Maia Side Control Escape by Matt Arroyo.

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Talgat is a wrestling coach, amazing grappler and teacher. True story: After 1 year of training BJJ he entered and won the black belt division at the Abu Dhabi Trials in Australia, then went on to lose to Claudio Calasans (BJJ World Champion) by 2 points at the Abu Dhabi World Pro.

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Following on from the Darce choke when the guy has your back video, here’s how to hold and then use that arm pass position for a high percentage escape from the back control. Great technique by David Morcegao.

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David Morcegao, De la rica black belt: “This was probably the first nogi and MMA side control escape I learned, but I found it so hard to do without a lot of muscle and even more luck. These are the details I found I was missing…”

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Ever wanted to get your own back and choke the person who has your back? Now you can! Great technique from De la Riva black belt David Morcegao. 

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Do you struggle to escape side control?? It probably all stems back to this one crucial detail…

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From John Thomas: This is the easiest most effective way I have found to get out of north south. Strong initial positions make it practically impossible for the guy to control well.  

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2x No-Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci shows 5 ways to escape full mount, in a basic-to-advanced progression. In the last escape, he teaches how to set up a heel hook, after bridging into x-guard.

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These are some of the most common mistakes I see people make when trying to escape side control.

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This video shows one of my favorite Side Control Escapes in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. I showed this technique at a recent Team Training Meetup in Nashville for our annual Team Shawn Hammonds Association training. I showed this particular BJJ Side Control Escape because I used it on several people during our rolling the night previously. Here’s […]

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