GB Techniques: Side Mount Attacks

This week Gracie Barra Techniques brings you some videos on how to attack from the side Side Mount

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The side mount is a very stable top position. Often, after you have passed oyur opponent’s guard, you are ready to look for a shoulder lock or choke. This week we bring you some new ideas on attacking form the side mount.

1) Shoulder lock from side mount 
An unusual Americana style of lock when opponent tries to escape from side control

2) Leg Attack from side control
Prof. Marcelo Souza of GB Deerfield shows a sneaky leg attack when your opponents attempts a side control escape

3) 2 Lapel Chokes From Side Mount Control
You can trick a defensive opponent by choking using your own lapel

4) 6 BJJ Techniques From the Top Position
A number of GB Professors show their favorite attacks starting in side control

5) Triangle attack from side mount
Prof. Marcos Perez from GB Brisas – Panama shows how to combine an arm attack and catch your opponent in an inverted triangle.
Great technique!

see also : GB Techniques – Escapes from Bad Positions

Credits: Mark Mullen
Gracie Barra Black belt based in Saigon, Vietnam
Twitter: @MarkMullenBJJ