High Percentage BJJ Americana Setups From Top And Bottom

There are some submissions in BJJ that have been there since the inception of the sport. The rear naked choke, the armbar, the guillotine etc. are all fine examples of this type of submission. You see all of them in training and competition on a very regular basis. Yet, some of these original submissions are perceived as not completely reliable today. One of those that is mistakingly considered as inferior is the BJJ Americana. This bent arm lock has the power to finish fights very quickly, yet is often overlooked. Let’ try to correct this by looking at how you can use it from multiple positions in BJJ. The BJJ Americana lock is a bent arm lock. It is very often mistaken with its sister submission, the Kimura lock. The main difference between the tow is the direction in which the hand is in relation to the elbow. … Continue reading High Percentage BJJ Americana Setups From Top And Bottom