Knee on Belly Escapes

Knee on Belly Escapes

There are different stages of defense when it comes to Knee on Belly (KOB). Defense to keep your opponent from getting KOB, defense after an opponent has KOB and defense when your opponent is transitioning to mount. In the first part of this online KOB defense series we focus on preventing your opponent from getting KOB by utilizing an Elbow/Knee squeeze and controlling your opponents posture.

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Knee on Belly Escapes
  • KOB_ElbowKnee_1of4

    There are different stages of defense when it comes to Knee on Belly (KOB). Defense to keep your opponent from getting KOB, defense after an opponent has KOB and defense when your opponent is transitioning to mount. In the first part of this online KOB defense series we focus on preventing your...

  • KOB_Framed_2of4

    So your early stages of defense did not work out so well and your opponent now has knee on belly...this is not an "oh crap" moment, trust me. Using your inside hand grip the ankle, frame out, create space and recover position.

  • KOB_Disruption_3of4

    If you find yourself caught in a "deep" knee on belly and there is no space to grip that ankle, you will want to frame out on that knee using the same inside arm. From here you will be able to frame out on the knee creating directional disruption and make the space to backside shrimp and recover.

  • KOB_MountTrap_4of4

    So they think they want to transition to mount from knee on belly?..no sir no way, not today.