An armbar escape: If do right, can defend (against armbars, that is)

[div class=”notice” class2=”icon”]The following is from an article on DstryrSG, part of the MiddleEasy Network.[/div]

Armbars are nasty, we all know that. And, they’re everywhere. You can conceivably hit some variation of armbar from about every position possible in grappling. The top, bottom, halfguard, inverted – they’re as abundant as bedazzled Affliction shirts at any MMA event … or açaí bowls at a grappling tournament. We could go on (but we won’t).

Throughout my grappling voyage, I’ve been a victim of hundreds of armbars, and the feeling of being pushed, pulled or popped is something you may never get used to. You just learn to concede and/or persevere. Thankfully, since my early years in BJJ, I’ve learned just about all the different armbar variations out there and now readily attack elbows with a voracious hunger that may even surpass that of Kirstie Alley. And, if you’re helpless and feeble like I once was, you probably need some tips on how to escape the dreaded armbar.

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Published on September 30, 2011 at 9:21 pm
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