This week Gracie Barra Techniques brings you some videos on how to perform the omoplata shoulder lock. This submission works with the kimono and in no-gi and also works as a powerful sweep to come to the top.
Omoplata From Spider Guard
Let’s see how Prof. Draculino teaches an Omoplata that starts in spider guard.
This is the first way you should learn the basic omoplata.
Omoplata Sweep – Variação do Omoplata para Raspagem
A great adavanced variation of a reverse sweep from a stalled omoplata attack
Defend the Omoplata shoulder lock / Defesa de Omoplata
What is the best way to defend when your opponent is attacking you with the omoplata? Try this escape.
How to Apply a Shoulder Lock – Advanced Technique
Professor Nao Takigawa from Gracie Barra Japan will teach you an advanced shoulder lock submission
You might call this a reverse omoplata – this lock is applied with your legs and affects the opponent’s shoulder..but with legs entangled from the opposite direction of the basic omoplata.
Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Black Belts Working On A Nice Flow Drill
Observe how one attack flows into another as the opponent attempts to escape your armlock attack right into omoplata!
Credits: Mark Mullen
Gracie Barra Black belt based in Saigon, Vietnam