Omoplata

Omoplata

The omoplata / Ashi-sankaku-Garami / Coil Lock… Different names for the same technique, consisting in extending the opponent’s shoulder joint using the hips and leg. The lock is quite similar to the Kimura (except it is made with the legs). The omoplata (meaning... read more
Sankaku Jime

Sankaku Jime

Today’s article is about another pillar among the family of submissions : Sankaku-jime (sankaku = Triangle, Jime = Choke). Very frequently used in grappling tournaments, one of the first submissions you learn as a bjj white belt or in Judo, usually when you are in... read more
Seoi Nage

Seoi Nage

Today we will speak about a throw, very used in Judo, wrestling and sometimes in BJJ : Seoi Nage. In this article i will use judo terms “Tori”, referring to the person who performs the technique, and “Uke” for the partner. This is considered as a Te-waza (Arm... read more