Third Coast Grappling 6 - Manuel Ribamar proved that the basics still work even at the highest level! Michael breaks down Ribamar’s Single Leg Run the Pipe finish but here’s the catch, his opponent brings his leg to the outside. When your opponent’s leg comes to the outside, it can open up a flying leg triangle choke and make running the pipe very challenging. Michael demonstrates how Ribamar's small-angle change neutralizes the situation and scores himself two points.
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About Michael Trasso:
Michael’s journey on the mats began in 1995, training Jiu Jitsu at just five years old. Throughout the next decade, he picked up wrestling and would become one of the world’s most accomplished adolescent Jiu Jitsu competitors. In 2008, Michael was recruited to wrestle for Rhode Island College. In 2011, Michael was nationally ranked #9 and in 2012, attained his 100th collegiate victory. In 2016, Michael began training in San Diego where he received some of his most notable awards in adult Jiu Jitsu competition to include earning his spot on FloGrappling’s “Top 20 No Gi Adult Black Belt Middleweights in the World” ranking in 2018 and 2019.