BJJTech:  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques
 by Dave Thomas

Upa Mount Escape

This technique works with  either gi or no-gi, and is suitable for  beginner level practitioners.  Broadly, this technique is in the  escapes category of moves.  Specifically, it is a mounts move.  You will start in in the  lying on back position. 

Setup: The Initial Situation

He is mounted with his arms spread and strong over your head


  Grab his elbow with both hands clamped and pull down to bend his elbow

  Once bent pull his arm to your chest and trap tight

  Trap his same-side ankle with your foot

  Bridge hard and high over

Posted by SEAttlE JIu-JItsu coach Dave Thomas