The window of opportunity to defend against the mounted Americana is short. Here is a last ditch option when your opponent is going for the lock. This is a very common attack in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
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The armbar counter to a kimura attempt when your opponent tries to execute a kimura off his back when you are on top.
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This is just one variation or sweep possibility from the stacked rubber guard.
Here is one way to get the hands free when someone is grabbing around your waist as you go for the gangsta lean position
Here are 2 options when going for an arm triangle choke and your opponent defends with the telephone defense. First option is the Catch (uses a similar range of motion to a key lock) and the Hang up.
This is our variation on a move that Jeff "The Wolverine" Barney called the Undefended: http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=fdx0lf2rv-o
Here are some tips and tricks on getting the head and arm choke from the mounted position.
Taken from the seminar at Keith Owens BJJ school in Boise Idaho. Some theory and different options from the mount.
Escaping the mount (upa) with BJJ black belt Keith Owen. There are some nice tips and tricks here. Visit his site at www.bjjmoves.com.