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Marcos Tinoco - The ABCs of the Armbar

Marcos Tinoco - The ABCs of the Armbar

Marcos Silva, who goes by Tinoco is a black belt from Brazil who received his black belt from the legendary Marcelo Garcia. Tinoco was boarn and raised in Brazil and made the move to the States as a purple belt in 2011. In 2013 Marcos moved north to New York City where he would train under Marcelo Garcia after having been given the blessing by his then instructor Juarez Soares.
- Issue 45

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Marcos Tinoco - The ABCs of the Armbar
  • Basic Armbar From Closed Guard - Marcos Tinoco

    In any fundamentals class this is probably the first armbar, or maybe even the first submission, that many of us learn. As basic as it might be, it’s easy for us to forget some of the fundamental aspects of any technique. Marcos is going to show us this fundamental finish with a couple of tips on...

  • Armbar From Failed Triangle - Marcus Tinoco

    When Marcos first showed us this technique, our sneaky instincts went crazy. This armbar is from a failed triangle attempt, but the triangle can easily be used as a bait for this armbar since your opponent won’t see it coming.
    - Issue 45

  • Omoplata to Armbar - Marcus Tinoco

    In this one, Marcos is going to show us how to catch your opponent in an armbar if you were going for an omoplata and they happen to do a forward roll to escape.
    - Issue 45

  • Armbar Attack on Sitting Guard - Marcus Tinoco

    If you pull this one off in competition, expect the video go to viral. This is a cool looking finish that with enough practice will be much easier that it might look thanks to the element of surprise.
    - Issue 45