Scarfhold to Armbar

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-JitsuBy BJJ.Org Featured Contributor Michael Jen

These techniques should only be practiced with the supervision of an experienced instructor.

Practicing the moves incorrectly could result in serious bodily injury or death.This information was originally published on It is made available on BJJ.Org by the express permission of featured contributor Michael “Bolo” Jen.

1. Michael has his opponent in the modified scarf hold. 2. Controlling his opponent’s right tricep, Michael slides his right leg back while moving his left leg over the opponent’s head. 3. Planting his foot on the left side of the opponent’s neck, Michael arches his hips forward while pushing the opponent’s right arm backward with his left tricep.

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