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