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Milton Bastos - Attacks From the Back

Milton Bastos - Attacks From the Back

Originally hailing from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Milton Bastos résumé showcases an impressive jiu-jitsu background along with a strong wrestling pedigree. As an active competitor and full time instructor, he keeps fairly busy with a life revolving around jiu-jitsu. Now receding in Mountain View, CA, Milton performs the typical day-to-day duties you would expect out of an academy owner. Milton also travels to the local Google offices where he trains the employees in the art of grappling.
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Milton Bastos - Attacks From the Back
  • Taking The Back From Turtled Opponent - Milton Bastos

    Often as a defensive strategy, an opponent will turtle leaving few options for attacks. The following technique is useful to take them out of the turtle position and obtain back control.
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  • Opening Up The Turtle - Milton Bastos

    Here’s a real tricky one that you can use on the unsuspecting opponent. It’s starting to become one of my personal favorite moves. It’s another way to get to your opponent’s back when they turtle up.
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  • Placing The Second Hook - Milton Bastos

    Most people will find that placing one hook in is easy. It’s the second hook that most will fight to defend. In a sport jiu-jitsu situation, this could mean giving up four points, thus the severity of the situation. On the other side of that equation, you just earned a back position, and that hoo...

  • Leg Trap To RNC - Milton Bastos

    Similar to the previous move, however, this technique will allow you to trap the top leg all together and submit your opponent.
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  • Kimura From The Back - Milton Bastos

    Now that you’ve taken your opponent’s back and scored your points, it’s time to finish them. Milton shows us an effective Kimura attack that works at every level of the game.
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  • Wrist Lock Variation - Milton Bastos

    This variation works well if your opponent brings your hand around their head in an effort to get their back to the mat.
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  • Lapel Choke From The Back - Milton Bastos

    This technique works well when an opponent tries to escape your mount and is able to trap a foot.
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