As part of our series this week focusing on the Armbar it seems only right to include some advice on how to escape the hold.

In this MMATraining Technique of the Day, UFC middleweight (and decorated BJJer) Demian Maia reviews the basic means of getting out of an Armbar while offering pointers on exactly what to look for and how to avoid it. They may not work against someone like Ronda Rousey but following his instructions will definitely get the user out of some sticky situations.