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Just realized I don't actually know any back control escapes...

...which might explain why I have such trouble getting out lol. I'll be asking my professor soon, of course, and probably scouring youtube, but is anyone willing to share their favorite escapes? Bonus points if it's effective for smaller people (I'm a 5'4 woman, most of my partners are larger men) and if you include a youtube link!

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de la Riva Jiu Jitsu
10 points · 3 months ago

head to the mat, shoulders to the mat, shrimp away

can also be done without passing the arm of course :)

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Original Poster1 point · 3 months ago

Awesome, thank you!

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de la Riva Jiu Jitsu
1 point · 3 months ago

you're welcome :)

level 1

Short guy here. This is the one I use the most:

level 2
Original Poster2 points · 3 months ago

Stephan's channel is the bomb. Thank you!

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Blue Belt
3 points · 3 months ago

I'm a 5'7" guy at ~130lbs and I use that first one the most. However, I don't bother with cross gripping the sleeve. Instead, I use that arm (left one in the case of the video) to protect the left side of my neck and keep it in tight in case they switch from an underhook to an overhook with the bottom arm (again, left in this case) .

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Original Poster1 point · 3 months ago

Hmm, sounds like a wise idea

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White Belt I
4 points · 3 months ago

Kurt Osiander has a good one that works for me most of the time!

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Original Poster1 point · 3 months ago

Fantastic, thank you!

level 1

I’m a similarly sized woman and I always had good luck with protecting your lapels/neck, scooting down, clearing a hook then rolling to the side and pinning the former hook leg as you scoot out and away.

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Original Poster1 point · 3 months ago

I'll have to try that, thank you!

level 1

slip the hip

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