Step by Step Instructions for the Hydraulic Escape from Mount. The hydraulic escape is a two part escape. First the lift, and then the escape.
Category: Mount Escapes
Being mounted is only fun if you’re in the bedroom. In Jiu Jitsu it’s a truly hellish place to be. You’ll find yourself fighting for space and air. Frantically trying not get choked, armbarred or succumb one of the many other submissions available from such a dominant position.
If you can’t immediately trap an arm and bridge and roll (Upa Escape), then look to make a frame and wriggle backwards, working your opponent down to your hips where you can attempt a knee and elbow escape or one of the many other escape variations available below.
Upa Mount Escape Variations
Two great variations of the Upa to get you out from under mount. Carlos Machado teaches two Upa variations. One for when your opponent is attacking the neck, and another for when they are sitting up tall. Best of all neither of these Upa variations involve a bridge so they are easier on the lower […]
5 Great Mount Escapes
When the Upa doesn’t do it, try one of these Mount Escapes instead. Knight Jiu Jitsu take you through 5 different mount escapes and explain when to use each one. If you’re finding yourself under mount often then this is gold. With escapes from high mount and low mount, and variations for different postures from […]
John Danaher Explains Mount Escape Fundamentals It’s not easy to escape mount. You should avoid being mounted. In the unfortunate case that it happens, it’s the little details that make mount escape work. Knowing how to ‘power shrimp’ how to place the hands and position the body. John Danaher is the oracle of all BJJ […]