In this video professor Gustavo Gasperin teaches how to counter the most common defenses against the americana lock from side control.

The reverse armbar is a great option when your opponent tries to defend the americana by extending his arm, killing the angle for the shoulder lock.

If your opponent tries to bend his arm all the way to the other side, kimura and spinning armbar are the moves to choose from.

We hope you can add them to your arsenal or at least refine your existent technique. Ossss…
Connect to us on Facebook!