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Learn how to do a Pop Up Armbar from Side Control

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Step 1: Starting in a standard side control position. Your partner my have his frame in place. You are going to switch your arms, block his hips and sprawl.

Frame in place
Side Control
switch hands block his hip
Switch arms, block his hips and sprawl

 

Step 2: You’ll start to walk north/south. Then taking your right hand cut into his elbow. 

take your right hand and cut it into his elbow while continuing to walk sideways
Walking north/south, grabbing elbow preparing for a Kimura.

 

Step 3: Continue to walk sideways until your partner’s arm falls in front of you. Next, you’ll grab his wrist.

continue to walk sideways
Walking sideways, partner’s arm should be in front of you. Prepare for the Kimura.

 

Step 4: You will grip on your own wrist as well. Going for the Kimura position. Next You’ll pop up. Your left leg is going to go over your partner’s head.

pop up left leg over head
Pop up. Left leg over partner’s head.

 

Step 5: Fall back for the armbar. Remember to let go of the Kimura grip. Now, go to double wrist control for the armbar.

fall back, double grip control for armbar
Fall back, double grip control for the armbar.

 

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