Sound Track – Liquid Cinema – Soldier Of Fortune
When you find yourself in side control be sure to prevent your opponent from getting the grips he needs to hold you down. By knowing the key grips you will be able to prevent your opponent from establishing a strong position. This will make for an easy escape and possibly also a submission.
Whether you’re competing or find yourself in a street situation the Arm-drag should be on the top of your list. This move if simple and powerful and has been used in all levels of competition. If you have drilled your arm drag thoroughly anyone who reaches his arm out to touch you will wish he or she didn’t. Be sure to drill this move so you don’t get pushed around.
When attempting an armbar be ready for your opponent to lock his hands in several possible way to prevent the finish. Here are a few of my favourite was to split his grip.