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Bernardo Faria, BJJ, Jiu Jitsu, Pressure, Side Control Escape -

Being caught in a good BJJ practitioner's bottom side control, can be one of the most disheartening places to be stuck in the entire world of jiu jitsu.  Even the lightest practioner can feel like a an SUV is sitting on your chest, if they apply some key principles.  Getting unstuck from side control should be one of the first priorities on your To Do List. It will be important to address the opponent's cross face and head control.  Next you will need to make sure their shoulder pressure isn't driving your face the wrong direction.  And finally, what should...

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BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Deep Half Guard, Grappling, Guard, Jiu Jitsu, Martial Arts, No Gi, Position Escapes, Side Control Escape, Submission Grappling -

Being stuck in side control is one of the worst feeling spots in all of Jiu Jitsu. The shoulder pressure on your face, the weight of your opponent and all of the possibilities of getting submitted from the position makes it a terrible place to be. That’s where your escapes come into play. If you […]

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