Here’s a short video I filmed on how to get up safely if someone is standing too close for you to stand in base. This is a good example of how to begin using your legs when you find yourself on your back. Please check out my YouTube page (FrameWork BJJ) for more free videos!
I'm a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt who relocated to Seattle from Philadelphia. I've been training in martial arts actively for 20 years and in Jiu Jitsu since 2003. I'm a certified instructor under Rick and Phil Migliarese, owners of Balance Studios and 4th and 5th degree Black Belts under Grand Master Relson Gracie.