Biomechanical Back Takes – Use your structure not your flexibility.
The rolling Back Take is a classic move in No-Gi BJJ that can be used from many positions. However, traditionally, a certain degree of flexibility is needed to make this move work.
BJJ Blackbelt Bjorn Friedrich has created a complete new approach of the Rolling Back Take. Instead of flexibility, he is using a biomechanical correct body structure that will work without turning yourself into a "Pretzel".
Besides that, it will make the Rolling Back Take much stronger, so you will never find yourself in a 50/50 position. You will always have the mechanical advantage on your site.
This video series will completely change the way you are doing the Rolling Back Take, and it will transform this move in a very powerful technique that work for all practitioners, regardless their age and flexibility levels.
Problem No. 1 – Pressure at the Knee
Problem No. 2 – A 50/50 Position
Rolling Back Take I (Inside Triangle)
The 80/20 Calf Crank
Rolling Back Take II (Outside Triangle)
Rolling Back Take III (Going the other Direction)
The classical Rolling Back Take Revisited
The invisible Calf Crank
Rolling Back Take from Mount Position
Rolling Back Take from Turtle Position
Clamp Guard to Twister
Cradle to the Back
Cradle to the Twister
The Basics of the Leg Pin
Leg Drag to Rolling Back Take
Leg Pin to Rolling Back Take
Leg Pin to Outside Heel Hook
Leg Pin to Toe Hold
Leg Pin to Inside Heel Hook
Prevent the Rolling Back Take
Reverse the Rolling Back Take I
Reverse the Rolling Back Take II
Reverse the Rolling Back Take III