Getting stuck under a heavy teammate is one of the most miserable positions to be in when training jiu-jitsu. As well all know, though, some mounts are easier to escape than others, and if you’re just starting out in BJJ, getting stuck in mount is likely one of your greatest struggles.
Once again, though, Because Jitsu‘s Drew Weatherhead is here to give us a few options we can use to make our lives a bit easier on the mats. In this clip, he introduces five mount escapes in five minutes — perfect for a quick lesson or reminder before walking into class and praying not to get squashed. Take a look!