Italo Moura’s Omoplata for Gi Jiu Jitsu

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Italo Moura‘s Omoplata for Gi Jiu Jitsu

Description of Instructional:

Learning the omoplata for gi jiu jitsu is an imperative skill to master for training and competition! In this instructional, Italo breaks down the omoplata into three primary concepts:

  • Entries to the Omoplata
  • Omoplata Finishes
  • Drills

Throughout each concept, Italo frequently emphasizes important details on how to maintain proper control and position with the omoplata in many different scenarios.

You’ll first learn some of Italo’s favorite entries to the omoplata for gi, including collar and sleeve control, double sleeve control, lassos, and De la Riva.

Once you understand how to enter into omoplata, Moura provides excellent instructional on how to use the omoplata control over your opponent. This will allow  you to control your opponent’s movement, limit their defensive and offensive options, and potentially set up your submission attacks or transitions to more advantageous positions.

Once you understand how to enter and control your opponent with an omoplata for gi jiu jitsu, the Instructor provides you with multiple submissions attacks from omplata, including how to transition when your opponent gives you different reactions.

Of course, no jiu jitsu technique would be complete without knowing how to effectively drill it! Moura will provide two of his favorite drills to master the omoplata for gi jiu jitsu. Drilling these techniques consistently will help you develop muscle memory so you won’t even have to think about your omoplata while you’re training or competing.

Overall, understanding how to effectively use the omoplata in gi jiu jitsu provides you with additional submission options, improved control, guard retention, versatility, off-balancing and sweep potential.

Buy Italo’s instructional today and you will enhance your overall grappling game and make you a more well-rounded and formidable competitor!

Overview of Instructional:

  • Fundamentals of Position
  • Breaking Opponent’s Posture
  • Omoplata from Collar and Sleeve
  • Omoplata from Double Sleeve Control
  • De la Riva to Omoplata
  • Maintaining Control of Opponent
  • Submission Finish Fundamentals
  • Submissions from Opponent’s Reactions
  • Collar Chokes
  • Triangles
  • Drills
  • And more!

Instructor Bio:

Italo Moura is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Murilo Santana and Cicero Costha. Originally from the Brazilian State of São Paulo, Italo now resides in New York City and trains out of Unity Jiu Jitsu.

Italo has been involved in martial arts since he was very young and began training in jiu jitsu at the age of 12 at a local Gracie Barra jiu jitsu school. Since then, Italo has been competing and winning on the world stage.

Italo has multiple IBJJF World and Regional Championships in both the Gi and in No-Gi. Training out of one of the best gyms in the US and with many years of competition ahead of him, Italo is sure to continue his upward trajectory and continue to add championship titles to his resume.

In Italo’s second Instructional on Athletes Ocean, he will explain the most important and effective concepts for using the omoplata for gi jiu jitsu. Buy it today to improve your omoplata!


  • 3rd Place IBJJF No-Gi Worlds Black Belt Middleweight (2022)
  • 1st Place CBJJE World Championship (2020)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF South American Championship (2020)
  • 2nd Place CBJJE Brazilian Nationals (2020)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF European Open NoGi (2019)

Training out of:

  • Unity Jiu Jitsu
  • New York City, New York

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Approximate Length of Instructional: 

  • 41 Minutes

Suggested Skill/Experience Level:

  • All Skill Levels

Ocean Instructionals from Italo Moura:

  • The Dots Principle
    • Important nori concepts for retaining guard and passing your opponent’s guard!
    • 5-Star Reviews!

Check out more Instructionals that will up your jiu jitsu game here!

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Course Content

Entries to Omoplata

Omoplata Finishes

Omoplata Drills

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