Breakfalls are extremely important in practicing Jiu-Jitsu & Judo. The help to develop body awareness, improve movement and mobility and to prevent injury. In this video I show common and helpful breakfalls and proper standing.
By definition, a “sucker punch” is one without warning, or at least without obvious warning. This video discusses not only technical considerations, but also some pre-fight cues to possibly observe preceding violent action by an aggressor.
It is always best to avoid or diffuse a situation before it becomes violent if possible. However, when talking your way out or avoiding all together isn’t an option, it is important to have a means of physically protecting yourself.
This is one of my favorite side control escapes, because of how useful it is and how many back-up plans exist in the sequence, this escape can also lead you directly into a couple of different potential submission opportunities. My favorite thing if I hit this escape is to look for the Darce choke. Let me know what you think!
Charles Negromonte, Roger Gracie Academy HQ Coach, former IBJJF South American Champion and World level athlete here goes over some of his favourite submissions from side control in BJJ making this a must watch video filmed for the Warrior Collective.
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