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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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

Attacking the Turtle Position with a Kimura

From an offensive standpoint the turtle position frustrates me. Everyone in my gym is really good at turtling up and making it almost impossible to attack the back or lock in any sort of Darce choke. For a few months I was able to use the crucifix to attack the turtle but since we have … Continue reading Attacking the Turtle Position with a Kimura