Breakdown of the Helicopter Armbar & a bonus Helicopter Triangle. Ryron and Rener Gracie breakdown the helicopter armbar to celebrate the first? application of this technique in a televised MMA fight. How to do the helicopter armbar A lot needs to happen to get a helicopter armbar. First up your opponent needs to be standing […]
One arm in and one arm out and it’s triangle time. This choke is most commonly pulled from closed guard. But it’s also available from mount. Your opponents neck is no match for the power you can generate with your legs and once it’s locked in it’s almost impossible to escape.
From closed guard secure one arm. Then find a way to get the opposite leg inside your opponent’s arm, over their shoulder and cross your ankles. (there are many ways to do this) Then holding the arm bring your top leg sideways across the back of their neck. Secure it by tucking your ankle under your other knee, You can use one hand to position your foot while you get this locked in tight. Bend your over hooking leg hard and pull the trapped arm across to the opposite side. Then squeeze till their head comes off. It’s a blood choke and when it’s locked in tight most people will tap or black out pretty quickly.
Hit this Scissor Sweep from Spider Guard. If they post Triangle Choke them. Starting from spider guard. On your back. With a sleeve grip (your right hand on your opponent’s left hand). Your right foot pushing into your opponent’s left bicep (just above the elbow). Your left arm gripping their right sleeve. Lasso their right […]
Fake The Hip Bump & Switch. Giancarlo Bodoni walks you through how to do a surprise Triangle Choke from Closed Guard using the hip bump as a set up. Start by getting hands to the ground, then take a cross lapel grip. Take note of the detail about not grabbing to much material. It will […]
See How Marcelo Garcia Passes Half Guard & Attacks With a Triangle Widely considered to be one of the best to ever do it. Marcelo Garcia takes us through the half guard pass to triangle choke combo that helped him win the ADCC World Championship in 2011. Before Marcelo even starts to pass he first […]