The Omoplata – MMA Technique


Learn how to do the Omoplata MMA Submission for Mixed Martial Arts fights or submission grappling

How to Pull It Off:
1. Start from inside the guard position.
2. Push and grab your opponent’s neck with your right hand.
3. Grab his right wrist and pull it to the mat.
4. Open your guard.
5. Pull right leg in, turn head to the left.
6. Push opponent away, swing foot over to hand.
7. Place right hand on mat and sit up.
8. Put left arm over opponent’s back.
9. Bring right foot back, lift hips up and sit forward.


About Author

Matt Bryers is owner and head instructor at the Jiu-Jitsu and Strength Academy in Cromwell, CT. Matt is a 3rd degree Kobukai Ju-Jitsu Blackbelt, certified H2H Combat Instructor, Certified Strongman Instructor and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt / instructor. He has been training wrestling, submission grappling, Jiu-Jitsu and combat related martial arts for over 16 years. Matt is also the main strength and conditioning coach at the JSA. He is a Certified Poundstone Performance Strongman Instructor, Crossfit Strongman Certified, and certified TRX Suspension Trainer instructor. Matt has competed in many wrestling, submission grappling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, amateur strongman tournaments and a professional mixed martial arts fight. Matt’s goals are to always try to learn and improve his Jiu-Jitsu, strongman lifts, hand to hand combat, and martial arts skills. He trains regularly with his peers, students, and teachers to improve himself both as a teacher and martial artist.