My Favorite Armbar I learned from Renzo Gracie!
Starting from side control, placing your hand on your cheek-this way if your opponent ever passes his arm back over you can automatically catch this.
Take your knee that’s closest to him and drag it close to his armpit. Your hand will be on his head to help lift the head as you pass your leg over.
Bringing your leg over his head then back under, if you can, you can triangle. Depending on how big your opponent is, you may not always be able to triangle your legs. If you can-it locks up the head and the hand together.
Grabbing your bicep of one arm, tricep on the other arm. Keep your opponents wrist glued between your shoulder and head, forehead down. Make sure to keep space between your body and his arm. Finishing the inverted arm lock.
Here’s the video if you prefer to watch:
This is a pretty solid position, it’s hard for your opponent to push you over, because you’re stable and it’s a good tap. We hope you picked up a few good tips with this step by step instruction and video. Give it try the next time you are on the mat!
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