Have you been living through some bad moments on the bottom? Calm down. Breathe. As demonstrated by Master Rickson Gracie in this special, exclusive lesson, the secret lies in not waiting around with your back flat on the ground. With this directive in mind, you will have a much easier life, no matter the size of your opponent or whether they try to squeeze you or stall on top.
The key to this problem, in Rickson's opinion, is to never keep your back flat on the floor, whether you're under side control, under a mount or in a variety of positions.
Learn what he means right here with this video.