GB Technique: Finding and Attacking the Back

This week on GB Blog we look at the Back Mount – both how to catch the Back Mount position and how to finish from the most dominant ground position in jiu-jitsu. This is week 12 in the GB Curriculum.
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As we gain experience, our training partners will make fewer mistakes on the ground offering easy back takes. We must learn to look for more advanced transitions to get to the back. Let’s take a look at some creative ways we can hunt for the back and how to finish once we control the Back Mount position with Prof Valerio Ubaldini
Open Guard Pass with a Choke from the Back
A sudden movement to leap past the opponent’s guard can put us in a position to go right to the attack.

Taking the Back starting from Open Guard
Note the gripping details that Prof Valerio shares. The difference is in the details!

Armlock starting from back control
When our opponent successfully defends their neck, we must look to what other attacks are available. Check out the clever way to trap and control the opponent’s arm

See also on GB Technique:
GB Technique:  Passing Different Guard Styles
Writer: Mark Mullen, Gracie Barra Black Belt