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Strong and Weak Sides Explained

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Principles of Back Control

NoGi BJJ: Intro to back attacks • 6m 37s

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  • Strong and Weak Sides Explained

    There are situations where, if your opponent is defending correctly, you may want to voluntarily switch from back control on the strong side to the weak side. For you to make this transition, you’ll have to move your underhook to the other side, change your head positioning, and hip-escape to ens...

  • Switching from Strong Side to Weak Side

    There are situations where, if your opponent is defending correctly, you may want to voluntarily switch from back control on the strong side to the weak side. For you to make this transition, you’ll have to move your underhook to the other side, change your head positioning, and hip-escape to ens...

  • Grip Hierarchies from Back Control

    The grips you choose, once you have the back, will determine the level of control you maintain and the types of attacks you can employ. The seatbelt grip offers you the best combination of control and offensive ability. More specifically, cross-grips should be at the top of your grip hierarchy.