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Straight Arm Bar from the Mount

Finishing Moves Basic Ground Fighting Techniques

Straight Arm Bar from the Mount.

(1) Step 1. From the mount, the enemy may attempt to push the fighter off with his arms. The fighter places both of his arms on the enemy’s chest ensuring that his arm goes over the targeted arm.

Straight arm bar from the mount, step 1.

(2) Step 2. Placing all of his weight on the enemy’s chest, the fighter pops up and places his feet under him, ensuring that he keeps his butt low.

Straight arm bar from the mount, step 2.

(3) Step 3. Keeping his weight on the enemy’s chest, he now swings his leg around and over the enemy’s head and slides down the arm.

Straight arm bar from the mount, step 3.

(4) Step 4. The fighter now pinches the enemy’s arm between his legs, grasps the arm at the wrist, and falls back extending the arm. The breaking action is hip pressure against the elbow joint.

Straight arm bar from the mount, step 4.


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