Armbar Defense Fundamentals
Matt Darcy • 7m 33s
Matt Darcy goes over the fundamental steps to defending the armbar.
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When in the omoplata position Matt will sit onto his leg side hip, weaving his top leg through the opponents side opening and doubling up on the wrist to finish the armbar.
Omoplata To Sit Out Armlock
In this video Matt Darcy continues his omoplata training block with the sit out armlock. When setting up the omoplata normally this is for an opponent with a strong base and hard to break down. He hips out till he is perpendicular to his opponent, figure fours his legs and feeding his head side ...
Omoplata Back Take
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.