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Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by nefti, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. nefti Red Belt

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    when you sprawl against a double leg, can you reverse him with a cradle like hold? If so. what are the details of making it work? Another question, would you be able to do it against the turtle position?
     
  2. KILL KILL Gold Belt

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    you can get a from the front headlock position if that's what you're asking
     
  3. InfiniteWit Orange Belt

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    I guess you could run a nearside cradle. Anything like that would be easier if you rotate so you're perpendicular to your opponent.
     
  4. MasonTJJ Yellow Belt

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    What he said.

    Why are you looking specifically for the cradle from a sprawl? Lots more to do there - guillotine, anaconda, d'arce, spin for tilts or ankle picks, spin to back take w/ hooks, crossface, etc.
     
  5. knoxpk Black Belt

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    It depends on the skill level of your opponent. A near side cradle (off a front headlock) is good against even the best of opponents, depending...obviously...

    But newere wrestelrs often fall prey to a far side cradle simply becasue they get bent in half from a solid crossface. Unusual at higher levels but depending on how much better you are than the guy you are up against, it is possible.
     
  6. nefti Red Belt

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    in a no gi scenario would it work against a turtled opponent that is just stalling?
     
  7. fourfif** Banned Banned

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    i find it's a great way to secure side mount, so i think it's fine.
     

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