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

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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

My Kimura Aha Moments from February

Back in the beginning of January I gave myself a late Christmas present and purchased Ryan Hall's Open Elbow DVD set. I choose this set because one of my jiu jitsu goals for the year was to master the Kimura. Being a fan of learning jiu jitsu through concepts, I was excited to see how … Continue reading My Kimura Aha Moments from February