Being trapped in North/South can be one of the most frustrating things while grappling. It is for this reason that we need to have a set of defenses ready to get out of bad positions. I start the series of escapes from North/South with a transitional escape to Turtle. This can be a fantastic escape […]
If you have side mount and your opponent frames under your chin, shift your outside arm (the one under his neck) to the other side of his head, blocking it with your elbow, move your other hand to block his hip (closest to your knee) and transition to north-side position.