This is one of the most common mistakes when trying to escape the Back Control, even high level BJJ black belts struggle with it.

It’s not much about the technique itself, but rather more about mindset and decision making.

Should you defend the hooks, so you don’t get scored, or should you protect your neck?

Take a look at this video where I break down 2 matches, including Roger Gracie vs. Marcus Buchecha.

-Professor Gustavo Gasperin