GB Techniques: Take The Back!

This week Gracie Barra Techniques brings you some videos on Back Takes. The rear mount is considered the most dominant position in jiu-jitsu. You need to know how to effectively take your opponent’s back when the opportunity presents itself.

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Here are 6 videos by Gracie Barra instructors on how to get to the back.

1) Back take from turtle position – GB Cornwall
Raphael Dos Santos rolling back take to put the hooks and finish with choke

2) Taking the Back from Standing
Raphael Da Costa Vasconcellos of Gracie Barra Twin Cities shows a duckunder to the back

3) Taking the Back from De la Riva Guard
Prof. Raphael Da Costa Vasconcellos demonstrates one of the most powerful ways to take the back from your guard.

4) Open Guard to Back Control
Prof. Lucio Rodrigues uses the Xgaurd to catch his opponent’s back.

5) Mount to back take
Gracie Barra Blacktown Prof. Chris Sales demonstrates how to get your opponent’s back from mount.

6) Rear Naked Choke and Rear Collar Choke
Gracie Barra Scottsdale brings you how to do a Rear Naked Choke and a Rear Collar Choke

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