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The Pillars of Defense: Pin Escapes - Defensive to Offensive Cycles by Gordon Ryan

Gordon “The King” Ryan is a multiple-time ADCC champion who is the most dominant and technical no-gi grappler on Earth, and this is your chance to learn his pin escaping!

  • Get all the highest percentage ways to get out of the mount, side control, knee on belly, north-south, and more in this new nine-part series!
  • Gordon “The King” Ryan is a multiple-time ADCC champion who is the most dominant and technical no-gi grappler on Earth, and this is your chance to learn his pin escaping!
  • See how to turn your defensive cycles into offensive cycles as fast as possible, as Gordon explains how to turn their pins into your counter-attacking opportunities
  • Learn details to make your kipping escapes, side guards, tricep post escapes, and more work against opposition of all levels
  • Gordon’s escaping skill is the basis of his game on the mat - never spending time held down in bad positions gives him the confidence to attack relentlessly
  • See actual rolling footage from the gym as Gordon puts this system into action and then breaks down exactly what he was doing so you can see the techniques in motion

Course Content

Volume 1

Intro to Pin Escapes 0
Carrying Body Weight - Torso Vs Frames 3.41.00
Extension Vs Contraction Concave Vs Convex Shoulders 6.42.00
Cranium Control, Side Control and Mount Vs North South 11.01.00
Escaping - Static Vs Dynamic Pins 14.46.00
Overview 17.15.00
Escaping Knee on Belly 20.08.00
Escaping Knee on Belly Shin Mount Hybrid 27.26.00
Intro to Escaping Side Control 33.58.00
Side Guard Wins the game 36.20.00
Insertion Points 37.49.00
Inserting the Far Arm 43.09.00
Inserting Near Side Elbow 49.19.00
Escaping Vs a Naive Opponent 57.01.00

Volume 2

Actively Fighting the Far Elbow to Inside Position 0
Knee to Hip Contact 3.58.00
Side Guard 6.38.00
Basic Reguard From Side Guard 13.08.00
Recovering From Side Guard Into Clamp 17.39.00
Side Guard to Te Gatame 23.10.00
Te Gatame Into the Legs 27.20.00
Inserting a Far Side Underhook 33.08.00
Conservative Recovery 37.38.00
Underhook to Pinch Headlock/Shoulder Crunch 41.19.00
Underhook to Half Guard 45.41.00
Underhook to Ashi Garami 49.28.00
Underhook to Wrestling Scenarios 53.35.00

Volume 3

Leg Grab/Reguard Dilemma 0
Escaping With a Near Side Underhook 2.02.00
Opponent Crowds the Hips 11.11.00
Recovering With a Tricep Post 14.28.00
Tricep Post to Side Guard 18.40.00
Tricep Post to Overback Series 23.25.00
Countering a Reachback Crossface 29.17.00
Side Kipping 39.50.00
Side Kip Vs Posted Crossface Hand 42.30.00
Side Kip Vs Posted Underhook Hand 46.31.00

Volume 4

Intro to Double Underhooks 0
Escaping on the Pommel 2.25.00
Pommeling Back Inside 6.18.00
Intro to Opponent Hip Switching 14.39.00
Inserting Frames 16.57.00
Escaping With a High Leg 20.24.00
Pendulum/Side Guard Dilemma 24.31.00
Intro to Kesa Gatame 28.52.00
Escaping as Opponent Pommels 30.59.00
Escaping Fully Locked Kesa Gatame 33.56.00
Addressing Other Upper Body Grips - Body Lock 40.49.00
Tight Waist and Cross Face 47.50.00
Tight Waist and Near Side Underhook 56.53.00

Volume 5

Segway to North South 0
Escaping on the Transition Crossface Hand First 1.32.00
Escaping on the Transition Underhook Hand First 4.44.00
Escaping on the Transition Elbows Inside Shoulders 8.19.00
North South Body Positions 13.18.00
Opponent's Hand Positions 15.34.00
The Threat of Forcing Side Control 16.43.00
Opponent Has Knees Down Pommeling Hands Inside 20.05.00
Escaping With Knee Elbow Connection 27.45.00
High Tripod Pommeling Hands Inside 34.02.00
Forcing Side Control - Knees Up Vs Knees Down 41.59.00
Escaping as Opponent Moves From North South to Side Control 54.16.00
Side Control to Mount - Upper Body Positions 58.35.00
Escaping On the Transition -Top Head and Arm 1.00.36.00
Escaping On the Transition - Double Underhooks 1.09.15.00
Escaping On the Transition - Crossface 1.13.41.00

Volume 6

Mount Escape Overview 0
Opponent's Leg Positions 1.28.00
Bridging and Shrimping 2.55.00
Basic Knee Elbow Escape 6.33.00
Inside Elbow Escape 11.02.00
Clearing Grapevines and Preventing and Underhook 13.57.00
Separating Crossed Feet 18.00.00
Knee Elbow Escape/Inside Knee Elbow Escape Vs Crossface 21.03.00
Intro to Kipping 26.16.00
Solo Kipping Drill 28.10.00
Types of Kipping 31.26.00
Kipping/Knee Elbow Dilemma 33.49.00
Basic Overhead Kip 38.07.00
Kipping Over a Shoulder 43.13.00
Side to Side Kipping 46.43.00
Side Kipping When Opponent Counters Initial Kip 52.07.00
Kipping to Counter a Long Hook 55.22.00
Kipping to Counter One Knee Up 58.33.00

Volume 7

A Deeper Dive Into Arm Positions 0
Clearing an Underhook 4.18.00
Kipping to Free a Trapped Arm 6.52.00
Side to Side Kipping Vs Underhook 12.15.00
Same Concept When Opponent Switches to a Knee Up/Long Hook 15.40.00
Addressing Double Underhooks 18.47.00
Addressing a High Mount 23.33.00
Stripping a Figure Four Back Head and Arm 30.42.00
Preventing a Dismount to Side Control 36.40.00
Outro 40.20.00

Volume 8

Intro/Roll 1 - Alex 0
Roll 2 - Drew 28.24.00
Roll 3 - Cristos 40.41.00
Roll 4 - Alex 53.30.00
Roll 5 - Drew 1.10.05.00

Volume 9

Roll 1 - Alex 0
Roll 2 - Drew 5.15.00
Roll 3 - Cristos 10.21.00
Roll 4 - Alex 15.25.00
Roll 5 - Drew 20.28.00

The Pillars of Defense: Pin Escapes - Defensive to Offensive Cycles by Gordon Ryan

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Gordon “The King” Ryan is a multiple-time ADCC champion who is the most dominant and technical no-gi grappler on Earth, and this is your chance to learn his pin escaping!

  • Get all the highest percentage ways to get out of the mount, side control, knee on belly, north-south, and more in this new nine-part series!
  • Gordon “The King” Ryan is a multiple-time ADCC champion who is the most dominant and technical no-gi grappler on Earth, and this is your chance to learn his pin escaping!
  • See how to turn your defensive cycles into offensive cycles as fast as possible, as Gordon explains how to turn their pins into your counter-attacking opportunities
  • Learn details to make your kipping escapes, side guards, tricep post escapes, and more work against opposition of all levels
  • Gordon’s escaping skill is the basis of his game on the mat - never spending time held down in bad positions gives him the confidence to attack relentlessly
  • See actual rolling footage from the gym as Gordon puts this system into action and then breaks down exactly what he was doing so you can see the techniques in motion

Course Content

Volume 1

Intro to Pin Escapes 0
Carrying Body Weight - Torso Vs Frames 3.41.00
Extension Vs Contraction Concave Vs Convex Shoulders 6.42.00
Cranium Control, Side Control and Mount Vs North South 11.01.00
Escaping - Static Vs Dynamic Pins 14.46.00
Overview 17.15.00
Escaping Knee on Belly 20.08.00
Escaping Knee on Belly Shin Mount Hybrid 27.26.00
Intro to Escaping Side Control 33.58.00
Side Guard Wins the game 36.20.00
Insertion Points 37.49.00
Inserting the Far Arm 43.09.00
Inserting Near Side Elbow 49.19.00
Escaping Vs a Naive Opponent 57.01.00

Volume 2

Actively Fighting the Far Elbow to Inside Position 0
Knee to Hip Contact 3.58.00
Side Guard 6.38.00
Basic Reguard From Side Guard 13.08.00
Recovering From Side Guard Into Clamp 17.39.00
Side Guard to Te Gatame 23.10.00
Te Gatame Into the Legs 27.20.00
Inserting a Far Side Underhook 33.08.00
Conservative Recovery 37.38.00
Underhook to Pinch Headlock/Shoulder Crunch 41.19.00
Underhook to Half Guard 45.41.00
Underhook to Ashi Garami 49.28.00
Underhook to Wrestling Scenarios 53.35.00

Volume 3

Leg Grab/Reguard Dilemma 0
Escaping With a Near Side Underhook 2.02.00
Opponent Crowds the Hips 11.11.00
Recovering With a Tricep Post 14.28.00
Tricep Post to Side Guard 18.40.00
Tricep Post to Overback Series 23.25.00
Countering a Reachback Crossface 29.17.00
Side Kipping 39.50.00
Side Kip Vs Posted Crossface Hand 42.30.00
Side Kip Vs Posted Underhook Hand 46.31.00

Volume 4

Intro to Double Underhooks 0
Escaping on the Pommel 2.25.00
Pommeling Back Inside 6.18.00
Intro to Opponent Hip Switching 14.39.00
Inserting Frames 16.57.00
Escaping With a High Leg 20.24.00
Pendulum/Side Guard Dilemma 24.31.00
Intro to Kesa Gatame 28.52.00
Escaping as Opponent Pommels 30.59.00
Escaping Fully Locked Kesa Gatame 33.56.00
Addressing Other Upper Body Grips - Body Lock 40.49.00
Tight Waist and Cross Face 47.50.00
Tight Waist and Near Side Underhook 56.53.00

Volume 5

Segway to North South 0
Escaping on the Transition Crossface Hand First 1.32.00
Escaping on the Transition Underhook Hand First 4.44.00
Escaping on the Transition Elbows Inside Shoulders 8.19.00
North South Body Positions 13.18.00
Opponent's Hand Positions 15.34.00
The Threat of Forcing Side Control 16.43.00
Opponent Has Knees Down Pommeling Hands Inside 20.05.00
Escaping With Knee Elbow Connection 27.45.00
High Tripod Pommeling Hands Inside 34.02.00
Forcing Side Control - Knees Up Vs Knees Down 41.59.00
Escaping as Opponent Moves From North South to Side Control 54.16.00
Side Control to Mount - Upper Body Positions 58.35.00
Escaping On the Transition -Top Head and Arm 1.00.36.00
Escaping On the Transition - Double Underhooks 1.09.15.00
Escaping On the Transition - Crossface 1.13.41.00

Volume 6

Mount Escape Overview 0
Opponent's Leg Positions 1.28.00
Bridging and Shrimping 2.55.00
Basic Knee Elbow Escape 6.33.00
Inside Elbow Escape 11.02.00
Clearing Grapevines and Preventing and Underhook 13.57.00
Separating Crossed Feet 18.00.00
Knee Elbow Escape/Inside Knee Elbow Escape Vs Crossface 21.03.00
Intro to Kipping 26.16.00
Solo Kipping Drill 28.10.00
Types of Kipping 31.26.00
Kipping/Knee Elbow Dilemma 33.49.00
Basic Overhead Kip 38.07.00
Kipping Over a Shoulder 43.13.00
Side to Side Kipping 46.43.00
Side Kipping When Opponent Counters Initial Kip 52.07.00
Kipping to Counter a Long Hook 55.22.00
Kipping to Counter One Knee Up 58.33.00

Volume 7

A Deeper Dive Into Arm Positions 0
Clearing an Underhook 4.18.00
Kipping to Free a Trapped Arm 6.52.00
Side to Side Kipping Vs Underhook 12.15.00
Same Concept When Opponent Switches to a Knee Up/Long Hook 15.40.00
Addressing Double Underhooks 18.47.00
Addressing a High Mount 23.33.00
Stripping a Figure Four Back Head and Arm 30.42.00
Preventing a Dismount to Side Control 36.40.00
Outro 40.20.00

Volume 8

Intro/Roll 1 - Alex 0
Roll 2 - Drew 28.24.00
Roll 3 - Cristos 40.41.00
Roll 4 - Alex 53.30.00
Roll 5 - Drew 1.10.05.00

Volume 9

Roll 1 - Alex 0
Roll 2 - Drew 5.15.00
Roll 3 - Cristos 10.21.00
Roll 4 - Alex 15.25.00
Roll 5 - Drew 20.28.00

Escape From Every Dominant Pin In Grappling With These Systems & Strategies From The Best No-Gi Grappler On Earth, Gordon “The King” Ryan, As He Shows You His Methods For Turning Defensive Cycles Into Offensive Cycles As Fast As Possible

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What Will You Learn?

Don’t spend time stuck and held down in pinning positions anymore - instead build a game with the real technical skill to escape from anywhere with Gordon “The King” Ryan’s new 9-part series on how to get out of all the major pinning positions of grappling. With his help, including live rolling footage with breakdowns, you’ll see how the best grappler on Earth gets out of mount, side control, north south, and more.

Use all the most modern and high-percentage methods to escape, with detailed breakdowns in how each system works from Gordon. Use kipping escapes, elbow escapes, underhooks, and much more as he brings you through how each position is unique and how he has made a career out of never being able to be pinned.

With Gordon’s advice, see how to turn these bad positions into offensive opportunities as fast as possible with his strategies on defensive to offensive cycling. Attack on the escape with leg lock entries, clamp guard, wrestling attacks, and more as he shows how each escape flows seamlessly into an offensive position that you can take advantage of.

Watch these systems in action as Gordon rolls live in the gym and then breaks down each roll - for you to see what he’s doing and hear why he’s doing it. With 9 volumes full of material for you to study, this offers you a full encyclopedia of all the major pins and their variations that you’ll need to escape from, with full explanations from Gordon Ryan on how you should be building your game from any of them.


So, What Exactly Do You Get?

PART 1

  • INTRO TO PIN ESCAPES
  • CARRYING BODY WEIGHT - TORSO VS FRAMES
  • EXTENSION VS CONTRACTION CONCAVE VS CONVEX SHOULDERS
  • CRANIUM CONTROL, SIDE CONTROL AND MOUNT VS NORTH SOUTH
  • ESCAPING - STATIC VS DYNAMIC PINS
  • OVERVIEW
  • ESCAPING KNEE ON BELLY
  • ESCAPING KNEE ON BELLY SHIN MOUNT HYBRID
  • INTRO TO ESCAPING SIDE CONTROL
  • SIDE GUARD WINS THE GAME
  • INSERTION POINTS
  • INSERTING THE FAR ARM
  • INSERTING NEAR SIDE ELBOW
  • ESCAPING VS A NAIVE OPPONENT
  • PART 2

  • ACTIVELY FIGHTING THE FAR ELBOW TO INSIDE POSITION
  • KNEE TO HIP CONTACT
  • SIDE GUARD
  • BASIC REGUARD FROM SIDE GUARD
  • RECOVERING FROM SIDE GUARD INTO CLAMP
  • SIDE GUARD TO TE GATAME
  • TE GATAME INTO THE LEGS
  • INSERTING A FAR SIDE UNDERHOOK
  • CONSERVATIVE RECOVERY
  • UNDERHOOK TO PINCH HEADLOCK/SHOULDER CRUNCH
  • UNDERHOOK TO HALF GUARD
  • UNDERHOOK TO ASHI GARAMI
  • UNDERHOOK TO WRESTLING SCENARIOS
  • PART 3

  • LEG GRAB/REGUARD DILEMMA
  • ESCAPING WITH A NEAR SIDE UNDERHOOK
  • OPPONENT CROWDS THE HIPS
  • RECOVERING WITH A TRICEP POST
  • TRICEP POST TO SIDE GUARD
  • TRICEP POST TO OVERBACK SERIES
  • COUNTERING A REACHBACK CROSSFACE
  • COUNTERING A REACHBACK CROSSFACE
  • SIDE SKIPPING
  • SIKE KIP VS POSTED CROSSFACE HAND
  • SIKE KIP VS POSTED UNDERHOOK HAND
  • PART 4

  • INTRO TO DOUBLE UNDERHOOKS
  • ESCAPING ON THE POMMEL
  • POMMELING BACK INSIDE
  • INTRO TO OPPONENT HIP SWITCHING
  • INSERTING FRAMES
  • ESCAPING WITH A HIGH LEG
  • PENDULUM/SIDE GUARD DILEMMA
  • INTRO TO KESA GATAME
  • ESCAPING AS OPPONENT POMMELS
  • ESCAPING FULLY LOCKED KESA GATAME
  • ADDRESSING OTHER UPPER BODY GRIPS - BODY LOCK
  • TIGHT WAIST AND CROSS FACE
  • TIGHT WAIST AND NEAR SIDE UNDERHOOK
  • PART 5

  • SEGUE TO NORTH SOUTH
  • ESCAPING ON THE TRANSITION CROSSFACE HAND FIRST
  • ESCAPING ON THE TRANSITION UNDERHOOK HAND FIRST
  • ESCAPING ON THE TRANSITION ELBOWS INSIDE SHOULDERS
  • NORTH SOUTH BODY POSITIONS
  • OPPONENT'S HAND POSITIONS
  • THE THREAT OF FORCING SIDE CONTROL
  • OPPONENT HAS KNEES DOWN POMMELING HANDS INSIDE
  • ESCAPING WITH KNEE ELBOW CONNECTION
  • HIGH TRIPOD POMMELING HANDS INSIDE
  • FORCING SIDE CONTROL - KNEES UP VS KNEES DOWN
  • ESCAPING AS OPPONENT MOVES FROM NORTH SOUTH TO SIDE CONTROL
  • SIDE CONTROL TO MOUNT - UPPER BODY POSITIONS
  • ESCAPING ON THE TRANSITION - TOP HEAD AND ARM
  • ESCAPING ON THE TRANSITION - DOUBLE UNDERHOOKS
  • ESCAPING ON THE TRANSITION - CROSSFACE
  • PART 6

  • MOUNT ESCAPE OVERVIEW
  • OPPONENT'S LEG POSITIONS
  • BRIDGING AND SHRIMPING
  • BASIC KNEE ELBOW ESCAPE
  • INSIDE ELBOW ESCAPE
  • CLEARING GRAPEVINES AND PREVENTING AND UNDERHOOK
  • SEPARATING CROSSED FEET
  • KNEE ELBOW ESCAPE/INSIDE KNEE ELBOW ESCAPE VS CROSSFACE
  • INTRO TO KIPPING
  • SOLO KIPPING DRILL
  • TYPES OF KIPPING
  • KIPPING/KNEE ELBOW DILEMMA
  • BASIC OVERHEAD KIP
  • KIPPING OVER A SHOULDER
  • SIDE TO SIDE KIPPING
  • SIDE KIPPING WHEN OPPONENT COUNTERS INITIAL KIP
  • KIPPING TO COUNTER A LONG HOOK
  • KIPPING TO COUNTER ONE KNEE UP
  • PART 7

  • A DEEPER DIVE INTO ARM POSITIONS
  • CLEARING AN UNDERHOOK
  • KIPPING TO FREE A TRAPPED ARM
  • SIDE TO SIDE KIPPING VS UNDERHOOK
  • SAME CONCEPT WHEN OPPONENT SWITCHES TO A KNEE UP/LONG HOOK
  • ADDRESSING DOUBLE UNDERHOOKS
  • ADDRESSING A HIGH MOUNT
  • STRIPPING A FIGURE FOUR BACK HEAD AND ARM
  • PREVENTING A DISMOUNT TO SIDE CONTROL
  • OUTRO
  • PART 8 - ROLLING

  • ALEX
  • DREW
  • CHRISTOS
  • ALEX
  • DREW
  • PART 9 - ROLLING COMMENTARY

  • ALEX
  • DREW
  • CHRISTOS
  • ALEX
  • DREW
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