#1 Bench Pressing To Escape Side-Mount/Mount

When you do this, you open yourself up for arm bars and wrist locks galore...

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#2 Driving Off the Top of Your Feet Instead of Your Toes (Active Toes vs Sleeping Toes) 

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#3 Crossing Your Feet From The Back 

The biggest no-no that all white belts do (and even some blue belts surprisingly) is cross their legs when holding back mount...

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#4 Putting One Arm Inside Opponent’s Guard

Some newbies make the mistake of putting one arm inside their opponent’s guard and the other out...

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#5 Not Getting Underhook When In Half Guard/Side-Mount 

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