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Beginning BJJ: And the highest percentage escape for the rear mount is…

3 Hooks by FreeMMASchool.com

3 Hooks:  Short Hook, Mid-Range Hook and Long Range or “Overhand”.  You would use these hooks when you’re at different distances from your opponent.  Your Virtual MMA Coach David Alexander

Wedge to Chin/Knee to Pelvic Plexus by FreeMMASchool.com

Double chin jab or “wedge” your hands to the chin of your opponent while taking space (moving forward) which will cause them to stand tall and open up for a knee strike to the pelvic plexus.  After you land this strike, a takedown will be very easy.  By your Virtual MMA Coach David Alexander

FreeMMASchool.com Marcelo Garcia’s over under control to rear naked choke by Coach David Alexander

Also posted at http://www.coachdavidalexander.com.  Your “under” arm hand needs to be on top of the “over” arm wrist in order to secure a rear naked choke when your opponent strips the “under” arm hand away. If he keeps a hold of the hand then you can do a 1 armed RNC or you can put pressure on his philtrum (just under nose learn more athttp://www.vitaltargetsformma.com) to make his head come up and expose the neck. By your Virtual MMA Coach David Alexander

FreeMMASchool.com Super Sneaky Pacquiao Punch with BOB by Coach David Alexander

Have you ever watched Manny Pacquiao fight?  What a great experience and opportunity to learn.  If you could have his boxing expertise transferred to MMA you would definitely have an advantage over the amateurishly skilled boxers in MMA.  Here is a punch that I watch him do that people are not commenting on.  Here is one of his secret weapons.  Watch some YouTube vids of Manny P. and see if you notice when he throws this punch.  He pretty much lands it at will.  Try it in your next fight or sparring match and let me know how it goes in the comments section.  Be Different — Train Smart!  By your Virtual MMA Coach David Alexander

FreeMMASchool.com “O.C. Hook” with BOB by Coach David Alexander

Here is an O.C. Hook or the Original Combo “O.C.” plus a hook. It is also a 1, 2, 3 combo or a jab, cross and hook combo.  By your Virtual MMA Coach David Alexander

FreeMMASchool.com solar plexus strike

Also posted at http://www.coachdavidalexander.com

Push your hand in his face and when the attacker or opponent opens up the solar plexus, you would smash your heel palm (tip of ulna or Styloid Process) into the solar plexus. For the mma fighter you would punch through the solar plexus (affecting the liver/gall bladder/diaphragm) or you could even use a palm strike which I think is an under utilized tool in mma. Your Virtual MMA Coach and World Famous Self Defense Expert Coach David Alexander

Solar Plexus Strike by Megumi Fujii

FreeMMASchool.com Switch Step to 45 a degree angle by your Virtual MMA Coach David Alexander

Footwork. Perform a switch step to set up a 45 degree angle on your opponent. From there you can strike (target the mastoid process) with a cross or a low leg kick (popliteal nerve or the gastrocnemius) or a cross with a low leg kick. See more at VitalTargetsforMMA.com.  Be Different!  Train Smart!  Your Virtual MMA Coach David Alexander

Feel free to use my videos however you wish.  With everyone training the exact same way and learning from the same coaches, what separates the fighters?  What makes anyone unique?  The difference nowadays is cardio, strength & conditioning.  My curriculum is different.  I will give you something unique and different.  Something that no one has ever seen before.  Check out my PLAYS page, my STRATEGIES, TIPS & TRICKS page, my UNIQUE MOVES page and my VITAL TARGETS FOR  MMA  page and you will see what I’m talking about.  I will be posting more videos real soon.  Be Different!  Train Smart!  Your Virtual MMA Coach David Alexander

Are you the exact same?

With everyone training the exact same way and learning from the same coaches, what separates the fighters?  What makes anyone unique?  The difference nowadays is cardio, strength & conditioning.  My curriculum is different.  I will give you something unique and different.  Something that no one has ever seen before.  Check out my PLAYS page, my STRATEGIES, TIPS & TRICKS page, my UNIQUE MOVES page and my VITAL TARGETS FOR  MMA  page and you will see what I’m talking about.  I will be posting more videos real soon.  Be different!  Train Smart!  Your Virtual MMA Coach David Alexander