Renzo Gracie Blackbelt Derek “TC” Richardson stopped by Atlantic FC to show us these 5 tips to counter your opponents back mount defensive maneuvers:

1. Secret to the level of your hips during their bridge

2. One trick to an unbreakable back mount grip

3. The Chris Weidman way to set the finish for a RNC

4. Which side to dump them to prevent their back to mat escape

5. A sub to switch to if they get their back to the mat


The correct muscle group to use for a tighter RNC squeeze

An Eddie Bravo detail to troubleshoot the RNC finish