Side Control Escape

A couple weeks ago, I asked my friend Emiliano Cardona (Gracie Certified Instructor at Central City Jiu Jitsu in Tampa) a single question…

“What is your favorite, nearly unstoppable, escape from under side-control?”

I filmed his response…

Here’s the key points from the video…

  • • This move is done when opponent leans back or his weight is closer to your hips than your center
  • • Push “stiff arm” beneath opponents arm pit
  • • Sit up as opponent rolls back
  • • Come up to your elbow, then hand