Garry Tonon Kimura from 1/2 Guard

As I continue my journey into mastering the kimura I am loving the fact that you can get the kimura from anywhere. Today I wanted to look at one of my favorite set ups form the half guard. In the video below Garry Tonnon breaks down how he sets up the kimura from half guard. … Continue reading Garry Tonon Kimura from 1/2 Guard

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Countering the Ankle Lock with a Knee Compression

As people get better with their leg control and transitions, it is becoming harder than ever to escape. Once you think you are free, people quickly switch to another form of control. In situations like this your only hope is to look for a submission of your own. One of my favorite ankle lock counters … Continue reading Countering the Ankle Lock with a Knee Compression

Side Control Kimura Set Up from Rafeal Mendes

When learning a submission you eventually reach the point where you need to find new set ups because your training partners know how to stop all of you go to set ups. I recently had this happen to me with the Kimura from side control. I was becoming frustrated because people were not falling into … Continue reading Side Control Kimura Set Up from Rafeal Mendes