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Starting in the mounted position Matt Darcy explains the transition to the knee pillow position when the partner turns to their side. From here he blocks the elbow with his chest so they cannot turn back to their back. He then gains wrist control, pulling the arm around their head. Rotating fro...
When Setting up the armbar from the omoplata position Matt will often opt to take the back instead. He will weave his top leg through the opening and take his bottom leg out. You can then sit up for top back position with one hook in, or hip escape and pull them into your lap.
In this segment Matt Darcy shows how to take the back from half guard when the opponent back steps. Instead of extending to cause this opponent to fall in front of him, he extends the leg away from him causing this opponent to fall right into his lap.