In this video series, BJJ black belt Bjorn Friedrich will show his BJJ approach to an old wrestling technique.
The cradle is a hold and control position that can be used in many different and versatile ways.
Bjorn will show you 7 different cradles and many leglocks, chokes, and transitions in other dominant positions like the mount or back mount.
This video will change your top game and the way you set up submissions forever!
The seven Cradle variations
Far leg outside Cradle (FLOC) – Mechanics and important points FLOC to to Darce Choke
Darce to Anaconda (2 versions)
FLOC to Near leg outside Cradle (NLOC)
NLOC transition to the sitting Cradle
Sitting Cradle to Straight kneebar or 411 Position
Sitting Cradle to Triangle choke
Sitting Cradle to Cruzifix / „Steamroller“
NLOC to Darce choke
NLOC to Arm Triangle choke
FLOC Rolling Back Take
50/50 Cradle transition into Mount
Far leg inside Cradle (FLIC) control
FLIC to Calf Compression
FLIC to 411 / Inside Heelhook
Near leg inside Cradle (NLIC) to Darce choke NLIC transition to Mount Position
NLIC transition to Backstep Cradle
Backstep Cradle to 411 / Inside Heelhook Backstep Cradle to straight kneebar
Butterfly Guard Cradle pass
Knee Shield Cradle pass
It was good.