Turtle Escapes

Turtle Escapes – Grappling Techniques

This page provides details on how to do a variety of Turtle Escapes (or how to escape an attacker when you are in the turtle guard/position). These techniques are used in martial arts systems such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsuand Mixed Martial Arts. When learning this technique, martial arts students should also study Turtle Attacks (or how to attack an opponent who is in the turtle guard/position).

All grappling techniques are potentially dangerous and should only be practiced under the supervision of a trained martial arts instructor. For more grappling and submission techniques, please visit our main Submissions & Grappling Techniques section.

Turtle Escape – Attacking from the Turtle Position

Turtle Escape – Sweep

Turtle Escape – Sit Out

Turtle Escape – Hook and Roll

Turtle Escapes