Armlocks and Triangles

Armlocks and Triangles

Mount can be such a dominant position with many finishes as long as we understand how to control the position. In this online Mount attack series we will be looking at establishing and controlling the low mount and how we transition into Americanas, Arm Triangles and Mounted Triangles.
With proper connection, pressure and control you will dominate the position and dominate the fight!

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Armlocks and Triangles
  • Mount Armlocks&Triangles 1of5

    In the first installment of this five part online Mount attack series we will be working on establishing the low mount. Our focus will be on creating space for a knee on belly transition, controlling the elbows and driving the knee though to establish your mount. Remember, patience is a virtue ...

  • Mount Armlocks&Triangles 2of5

    Now that we have established our low mount, it's time to attack!..Americana armlock style. When going for the Americana the details are in the connection, pressure and making your opponent move where you want them to.

  • Mount Armlocks&Triangles 3of5

    The Americana will not always be an "easy" finish, especially if your opponent is defending well. We have the option to either abandon position or better yet, transition into a modified Americana armlock. With this transition we will be extending the arm, shifting the hip pressure to block the ...

  • Mount Armlocks&Triangles 4of5

    Now let's take a look at Arm Triangles from low mount. Here we are still focused on elbow and head control, and connecting them together with strong pressure. Even if you are not able to finish the Arm Triangle because your opponent is "toughing it out", it is a great way to wear your opponent ...

  • Mount Armlocks&Triangles 5of5

    Question: What if I am not able to collect the elbow or my opponent is able to get their elbow back to the mat?
    Answer: Then it is time to introduce them to your Mounted Triangle!