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Standing Kimura with Opponent Behind

Continuing from that last technique session, Jake Shields had a question for me regarding standing Kimuras versus a standing opponent. This has become one of my best setups, so I broke down a few ways of attacking from here.

The first thing is the setup. Being able to lock on the Kimura from a back body lock is simple – you just need to create some space between their elbow and your hip. I do this by first working on fighting hands wrestling style using a 2-on-1 break, and when they resist, I slam my hips back into them. This creates a nice pocket that makes it easy to lock on a Kimura. From there, we have many options, from throws, trips, and flips.


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