Mike Swick is the founder and CEO of AKA Thailand. However, he is also a UFC pioneer who is an AKA staple. AKA prides itself on their fighters’ grinding style and most fighters there train to ’embrace the grind’. Daniel Cormier, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Cain Velasquez; All take people down and keep them down. Mike Swick shows how to do just that and it looks like a miserable time for opponents.
An opponent who can’t get up is what the offensive fighter wants. Mike Swick demonstrates in-depth how, after getting someone to the ground, you keep them there. He goes over the strategies on how to pin someone against a wall or cage and suffocate them. He also goes over the steps to keeping an opponent from getting up when no abutment is near.
This is definitely a solid MMA technique to know if you are wanting to control someone and keep them at your mercy.