Omoplata Tutorial

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The omoplata is a technique that has quite a few steps, but don’t let that intimidate you.

The omoplata is just like any other technique. It can be broken down from many steps to few steps.

Most Jiu-Jitsu submissions covered thus far begin with the breaking of the opponent’s posture, then comes placing ourselves into the position where we crank on the opponent’s leg to get the tap, or we choke their neck to get the choke, then lastly comes securing the position so that they may not escape. Once all those steps are covered

Once all those steps are covered, then we start putting in the force to get the submission.

The set up for the omoplata is no different. Just remember the simple steps: break down the posture, find the submission position, and secure the submission position.

It is as simple as that. Now, let’s get into the technique: