Here is a little tidbit that I thought might be helpful to you.
Capitalizing on Takedowns from both offense and defense. Whenever there is a takedown there is a possibility for submission both for the attacker (the one doing the takedown) and the defender (the one defending the takedown).
The takedown more than any other position lends itself to big openings. The
fact that both fighters go from their feet to hip, side or back leaves a lot of
wiggle room. Look for the openings available for your submissions the next time
someone takes you down. Look for openings the next time you take someone down.
My short list: (From my takedowns)
• Achilles Lock (Standing and
• Step Over to Boston Crab
• Step Around Arm Bar
My short list: (From being taken down)
• Triangle Choke
• Arm Bar
• Straight Arm Bar (you push yourself off to the side and arm lock with his thumb pointed down)
Look for these opportunities more often and you’ll start finding more