VIDEO | Firas Zahabi teaches crafty side control escapes and counters

Tristar GYM head coach Firas Zahabi is highly touted as one of the best coaches in MMA. Zahabi frequently imparts his MMA knowledge on his YouTube subscribers with not only fight breakdowns, but also impressive tutorials, most of which are JiuJitsu tutorials.

In this tutorial, Zahabi teaches some pretty crafty submissions and escapes from bottom side control, as well as the top position counters for the moves he taught in the video.

Tristar gym students frequently see Zahabi training on the matts with them, as footage has surfaced of Zahabi sparring on several occasions, even proving that he can still hang with the best as he picked apart a much taller, undefeated, student of his this past year.

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 6/14/2017.