This week's Turtle and Back Mount techniques are part of Week 12 of the GB2 Level Up module with Prof. Rodrigo Fajardo
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Attacking the Turtle and achieving the Back Mount is not as easy as it first appears. An experienced opponent will ball up tightly preventing the hooks and look for a number of ways to escape the Turtle position. This week, Prof. Rodrigo shares a few techniques for addressing common situations when attacking the Turtle and Back.
To start the video, Prof. Rodrigo is on top of Turtle position. The opponent is looking to simply stand up and return the match to a standing, neutral position. We see this situation occur a lot in MMA.
VIDEO 1: Class 12A : Technique 68 - Back Taking from Turtle Position