From the turtle position to side control

You are belly-down with your knees and arms on the ground (turtle position), and your opponent can smash you, go to your back, or even choke you.

In this excerpt of one of the “Master’s Tips,” you will find the first steps to protect yourself. First, ensure your neck is safe and move to prevent your opponent from taking your back.

Check out the entire lesson here! There is a complete series about turtle escapes in the “Master’s Tips” section.


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johntbf263 commented:

I do have a question for you my Teacher Master Rickson?🙏
Is the first move to grab the arm and simutaniously move your hip fluidly then place your knee leg against the opponents face?
John Padilla ( Past Private Student )

March 27, 2023 12:02 PM