The Everyday Jiu Jitsu Podcast

The Everyday Jiu Jitsu Podcast Ep 21: Making Mount Your Favourite Position

August 30, 2023 Matt Kwan Season 1 Episode 21
The Everyday Jiu Jitsu Podcast
The Everyday Jiu Jitsu Podcast Ep 21: Making Mount Your Favourite Position
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The mount is the most dominant pinning position in all of grappling. In this episode, we discuss the concepts, controls, and attack strategies that will solidify the mount as your favorite position to attack from. After listening to this, you will terrorize your training partners as you smother and dominate them from the mount. Enjoy the show! 



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Intro
My thoughts on mount
Why the mount is the most dominant pin
Contrasting the mount IBJJF vs ADCC
The main disadvantage of the mount
Attack strategies: Getting to single/double chest-wraps
Armbars from mount
Contrasting the mount Gi vs No Gi
The Smother
Controlling and escaping the mount
Backtracking into half guard control and ¾ mount
Foot and head positioning
Contrasting the mount vs back control
Getting to mount
Training the mount using the constraints-led approach
Outro