November 22, 2014 Alex Embry

Kimura from Mount

This week, the Alpha crew spent its focus on attacking from mount.  This really flows since the last few weeks have been about sweeping and getting mount.   Attacking from mount must be done AFTER one understands how to maintain it.  Position is the key to any submission.


This particular recap goes to how we deal with a partner grabbing and closing distance from the bottom.  This can be a difficult situation since many athletically based efforts to overcome the grip can lead to losing position.  This particular tactic uses leverage and geometry to create the pressure we need to defeat the grips of an opponent and put us in superior attacking position.


For these attacks, we’ll start with the kumura: