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Technique of the Week: Inside Trip and Arm Drag – Long Island MMA Technique of the Week 

Technique of the Week: Inside Trip and Arm Drag – Long Island MMA

Long Island MMA wrestling coach Kyle Cerminara demonstrates the inside trip and an arm drag with MMA fighter Sarah Thomas.

Inside Trip:

Starting from a 50-50 tie-up, also known as a over hook, under hook, with your head positioned on the opposite side of the under hook. Pull your opponent so their lead leg comes forward. Step your back leg to your front leg and reach between.

Arm Drag: 

From the same tie-up, but with an under hook on the other side. Control the elbow with the thumb on the inside, pushing down the arm, releasing your under hook from the other side, but grabbing the triceps with your far arm. Pull the arm through, dragging your opponent to the ground taking their back.

Watch the video below for both moves with Long Island MMA wrestling coach Kyle Cerminara and fighter Sarah Thomas.

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Kyle Carroll

Kyle Carroll is a Long Island, N.Y. native and avid MMA and amateur wrestling fan. He has been a part of the wrestling community for nearly 20 years. Carroll has six years of experience coaching high school wrestling. His father is currently a high school wrestling coach on Long Island, with more than 35 years of experience. Carroll has been reporting MMA news since January 2011. The former wrestler’s coverage has included the 2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, the 2013 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championship, and numerous MMA events (King of the Cage, North American Fighting Championship, and Glory).

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