Transitioning from the armbar to mount is a systematic martial arts move that effectively incapacitates your opponent. There are a few steps required to properly apply this tactic since high level competitors will avoid any attempt of submission. To effectively armbar someone, you will have to systematically tear down their defenses and then, when they’re vulnerable, move into the mount for submission. First, you disrupt your opponent’s posture by causing a curve in their spine. Then use wedges to extend your opponent’s arms away from their body and uses lever move to regain control of their arm. Through force, an extreme amount of power and a systematic series of movements, you too can beat your opponent through the armbar to mount move!
- In order to pull off a successful “armbar from mount” in Jujitsu, thinking about the various ways you can disable your opponent’s defenses is key, as well as knowing the steps involved.
- In order to breakdown the defenses of your opponent without unleashing too much force and risking injury. Breaking down their posture will destroy their base and they’ll have little power to defend.
- The key maneuvers involved are: POSTURE,WEDGES, LEVER, BASE, POSTURE, STRUCTURE, and finishes with BRIDGE.
“To armbar someone good you first need to methodically break apart their defenses and then keep them in a bad position while you move into a submission.”