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Bent Arm Bar from the Mount and Cross Mount

Finishing Moves Basic Ground Fighting Techniques

Bent Arm Bar from the Mount and Cross Mount.

(1) Step 1. When the fighter has mounted the enemy, the enemy may try to cover his face by putting both arms up. Using the heel of his hand, the fighter drives the enemy’s wrist to the ground ensuring that his elbow goes to the elbow notch (elbow between collarbone and the head with pressure against the neck).

Bent arm bar from the mount and cross mount, step 1.

Bent arm bar from the mount and cross mount, step 1 (continued).

(2) Step 2. With the other hand, the fighter reaches under the enemy’s bent arm and grasps his own wrist.

Bent arm bar from the mount and cross mount, step 2.

(3) Step 3. The fighter raises the enemy’s elbow and at the same time drags the back of his hand along the ground like a paint brush, breaking the enemy’s arm at the shoulder.

Bent arm bar from the mount and cross mount, step 3.


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