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Straight Arm Bar

Attacks from the Back Mount Advanced Ground Fighting Techniques


Once the back mount has been achieved, keeping it is the most important goal. The position learned earlier of one hand in the armpit and the other over the opposite shoulder allows the most possible attacks.

Straight Arm Bar.

(1) Step 1. If the enemy is protecting his collar effectively, push your arm further through his armpit, pulling your own collar open with the other hand. Grasp your collar with the hand that is through his armpit.

Straight arm bar, step 1

(2) Step 2. With the palm of your other hand, push his head away and step your leg over it. Break his grip by pushing with your legs and extending your body.

Straight arm bar, step 2

(3) Step 3. Finish with hip pressure against his elbow as in the basic straight arm bar.

Straight arm bar, step 3

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