When Shrimping Fails, Reach For These Effective Mount Escapes

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Shrimpin’ ain’t easy, and also sometimes it just doesn’t work. If you’ve got a Game of Thrones style The Mountain on top of you, or someone with the feet of a spider monkey locked onto your torso, that little scoot across the mat won’t be enough to save you from the impending submission attempts. And even though he’s a pretty big guy (more of a lobster than a shrimp), Invisible Jiu-Jitsu feels your pain.

David breaks down the micro-movements needed to effectively lift your opponent’s foot and roll them into a half guard variation where you’re less vulnerable. As important as the feet and hips are, he also draws attention to your arms…as in don’t use both of them to push like a maniac, you’re just opening yourself up for another humiliating backtake and choke.

It’s less than 5 minutes of viewing time to suck significantly less on bottom, so make the investment:

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