Originally Posted by g'nightXX
I like side control more than mount. My favorite setup is using an Americana or Straight Arm Bar for a distraction while sliding the knee on belly... showing like you're trying to mount. This usually puts an armbar right in front of me that I more than gladly take. I use the shin on the side of the body (top rib/under arm) rather than working it all the way over the chest.
It is nice that this sub forum is picking up.
Are you going for the armbar with the arm you are using the "armlock distraction" on or the arm under you when they attempt to push your knee on belly off? Just wondering I know an armbar off the far arm not the one you have trapped.