Omoplata obsession

Is the shoulder lock done with the legs the most “BJJ” of all BJJ techniques?


Everyone who starts BJJ eventually goes through a bit of an omoplata obsession, I think it’s because it’s one of those techniques that is unique to BJJ. Triangles, armbars and cross chokes can all be found in Judo, and while it’s probably possible to dig up a Jiujitsu demo from the 1920s that features an omoplata (take that as a challenge dear reader!), the technique has really found its mark in the world of BJJ.

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