Jahred Dell is a coach, writer, educator and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athlete. He is the author of the popular Articulate BJJ Blog, where he writes about topics related to personal growth, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and martial arts.
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The S-Mount is a variation of the mount position. It is a dynamic position that occurs when we shift ourselves to compensate for the opponent moving underneath us while we have them mounted. Usually, this requires one knee to be down while the other to be raised, allowing us the hip movement to continue ‘riding’ our opponent and staying on top. A common misconception is that mounting someone is a
The Anaconda choke is a variation of an arm-in choke or strangle where both arms are connected around one shoulder and the neck of the opponent. As far as we can tell, the Anaconda choke (and other D’arce choke variations) were not invented by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners but more likely by wrestlers in ancient times, even predating Judo. Arm-in strangles like the Anaconda choke are effective submissions that can not
The Omoplata is a shoulder lock performed by isolating the shoulder and arm using our legs. In Portuguese, ‘Omoplata’ translates as ‘Shoulder Blade,’ specifically referring to the Scapula or flat wide bone in the shoulder. The Omoplata, by extending the shoulder beyond its range of motion, causes subluxation in the joint and can lead to both shoulder dislocations and arm breaks. The submission has its roots in Judo or Catch
Despite being visually similar, the Americana and the Kimura differ dramatically in their potential uses beyond purely being applied as a submission. Both submissions apply pressure to the shoulder but offer different implications beyond their primary use of eliciting a submission from our opponent. As our opponents become better equipped, both offensively and defensively, it becomes increasingly challenging to submit them. Often, showing your intent to apply a submission is
Like the Kimura, an Americana is an armlock suspected to have originated historically from Wrestling or Judo. The Americana is a shoulder lock that, when applied, creates rotational pressure through a very short plane of motion. As a result, a small amount of movement and pressure can create considerable damage when the move is applied correctly! In this article, we will discuss the mechanics of the Americana from both side
The Kimura is an arm & shoulder lock. The technique is also known as a Double Wrist lock in Catch Wrestling or gyaku ude-garami in Judo. In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the submission is known as the Kimura, after Masahiko Kimura, who used the submission to win a grappling match with Helio Gracie in Brazil in 1951. The Kimura is another pervasive technique throughout grappling arts and can be used from a