Are You Hitting The Monoplata As Often As You Should?

Omoplata, Gogoplata, Locoplata, Baratoplata… There are a lot of “platas” in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Joking aside, all of these techniques are very efficient and painful submissions. Some, like the Omoplata and Baratoplata, are joint locks, while the Gogoplata is a choke. However, there’s one more submission to this family, that not many people look for. To be honest, apart from the Omoplata and perhaps the Baratoplata, all of the other are not common submissions. This includes the Monoplata as well.  How often do you hit a Monoplata in training? Do you even have it in your arsenal? it is a very powerful submission that works from both top and bottom. Look into it. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu joint locks are probably the most numerous submissions in the sport. There are plenty of submissions involving breaking the joints of the limbs. These locks can be done in two main ways. The first is … Continue reading Are You Hitting The Monoplata As Often As You Should?