Kickflip Back Take from Butterfly
NoGi BJJ: Intro to back attacks by Corey Guitard • 2m 8s
When your opponent defends against the arm drag from butterfly guard by keeping their elbow close to their body, you can use this rigidity to pull your own body closer to elevate your opponent. From this elevation, you can kick one of your legs and remove the other leg to expose your opponent’s back.
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Outro - Intro to Back Attacks
That concludes our introduction to back attacks! We hope you enjoyed the material and can make use of these techniques and concepts to have more success (and fun) in training and competition.
Stay tuned for our next course, which will focus on more advanced back attacks that you see in high-le...