Arm Lock From The Guard

This week on GB Learning we are going to look at one of the techniques that defines the jiu-jitsu guard – the arm lock from the bottom.

Everyone learns the arm lock from the guard but it is considerably more difficult to actually pull it off in rolling.

Here are 5 technique videos on arm lock from the guard

Pulling guard to arm lock
This technique is successful in many tournaments

Setting up the arm bar from closed guard

Switch to second arm
Very smooth technique when your opponent counters your original attack

Closed guard attack combination
Classic combination : choke and arm lock

Triangle to arm bar
World class professor Draculino shows a solid technique combination from triangle to arm lock

See also on Gracie Barra : GB Techniques: Technique Combinations

Credits: Mark Mullen
Gracie Barra Black belt based in Saigon, Vietnam
Instagram: @bjjmarkmullen