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1-10 Modified Pick-Up

Working out of the bodylock position, it is not uncommon for your opponent to turn their back to you in an attempt to sink their center of gravity and escape. Giving the back up to your opponent seems to break a lot of the major grappling rules, but in this instance your opponent is willing to do almost anything to escape the bodylock.

When Jesse turns away from me, I eliminate any space that opens up in the transition and lower my hips below his. From there, it is a simple matter of picking up your opponent and turning them in midair so that they land in turtle as I do to Jesse. That might sound like a tall order, but if your hips are in the right position this technique should require less strength than you might think.