BJJ Technique: Omoplata Attacks and Counterattacks

Setting up Omoplata at the NAGA Pan American Championship finals against Brazilian Top Team MMA Instructor Wanderlei Camilo

The omoplata is a versatile submission that can be used to finish a fight or simply to regain position and turn the tides of a match. It can be used as an attack or a counterattack.  In the following videos, Professor Brian Ruscio demonstrates a few of the options that the Omoplata offers.  There are many more options and we will explore those in the future.  Remember to subscribe to our Youtube channel so you get to be the first to see our newest technique videos.

BJJ Drills: Armbar into Triangle into Omoplata Lockflow from Guard

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There are some Fundamental BJJ Drills that every practitioner should know.  The Armbar, Triangle, Omoplata transitions are vital to know.  This BJJ Drill will help you transition between the 3 most common submissions from the guard with ease.  This drill should be practiced whenever possible to build the muscle memory and technical proficiency needed to catch even the highest level opponents.  Stay tuned for future posts containing other effective BJJ Drills.

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