Keenan Cornelius’s Inverted Spinning Armbar Explained…

Keenan Cornelius Lucas Leite armbar 2013 BJJ expo

In the No Gi super fight at the 2013 BJJ Expo between Keenan Cornelius and Lucas Leite there was an absolutely spectacular submission. Keenan hit an inverted spinning armbar from half guard that impressed the hell out of everyone who saw it.

First, here’s the match itself. The armbar sequence starts at about 8:01.

I interviewed Keenan earlier this year and thought he shared a lot of great information. So I pulled some strings and now I’m able to post a step-by-step breakdown showing exactly how he pulled off that armbar.

There’s a ton of great detail in the video, so check it out below:

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