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Escapes from standing rear mount

The orthodox BJJ response to someone on your back with hooks is to first strip the hooks then shuck them off, while protecting the neck. One can do this by standing upright and pushing the hooks down, ...
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What do I do if an attacker grabs my breasts?

Quite simply, if an attacker grabs your breasts then s/he* has at least one hand extended which you can use against him. Using your hands or forearms you can trap the hands against your chest. What ...
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How to release from Jiu Jitsu throw?

Rickson Gracie escapes this pick-up by pre-emptively jumping for an arm-in guillotine choke grip rather than waiting for his opponent to initiate the throw, then hip switching, then drawing on raw ...
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How to avoid being encircled by a body triangle?

Step one of defending the body triangle is rolling to the side so that your opponent's feet are on the ground, rather than their knee. Step two is turning into the body triangle. You need to turn ...
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What do I do if an attacker grabs my breasts?

I agree with slugster's "if an attacker grabs your breasts then s/he has at least one hand extended which you can use against him"*, and almost all of his general advice, but think "Using your hands ...
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What is best way of getting out of a twin arm wrap?

Assuming avoiding the gang, and verbal discouragement had failed I would use this technique from my training. It is called Kiri Gote (cutting restraint) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE57Fy4PJvI&...
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Escapes from standing rear mount

First off, I'm going to make it clear that just because there are escapes from this position, does not mean that you would EVER want to end up here. Escaping, especially in realistic conditions ...
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How to avoid being encircled by a body triangle?

Against the back control body triangle, BJJ instructors generally recommend you be good at grappling in general so you have the knowledge and body skill to understand and survive the position in the ...
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How to avoid being encircled by a body triangle?

I have been training in BJJ for more than two years, and I can tell you that body triangles should be the least of your worries. If you want to prevent one you can turn onto your side and trap your ...
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Wrist lock counter attacks that won't injure my opponent

Assuming you have a free hand you can create some leverage by counter-gripping your opponent's forearm and twisting from your shoulder/core to pressure the lock and hopefully release it. How you do ...
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Wrist lock counter attacks that won't injure my opponent

From my 5 years of experience in BJJ, I learn that to avoid wrist locks is a matter of experience and reflex well developed. About the counter is not so simple, in most of the situations in order of ...
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What drills are good to escape/break Spider Guard?

Back away, with spider guard I always back away, the further back you go the harder it is for them to maintain good control with their legs.
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What are some options for escaping full mount in BJJ?

I use bridge and roll if they are over my hips but its not all that effective in my opinion. If they are very high up I elbow escape\shrimp to get my hips lower and then use either of these 2 escapes: ...
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