If your back is on the floor – then you know that your can’t get to your back: There are several good ways to defend your back but one of the safest and most effective is to to get your back to the floor. Part of the problem of defending your back is that it’s tough to SEE what your opponent is doing – he is behind you after all – you have to feel it. The beauty of getting your back to the floor is that vision is unnecessary – it’s simply impossible for an opponent to get behind you if you put the floor on your back first. Like any escape – hit it early – the longer you delay the harder it gets. Bear in mind that ultimate it will lead you back to the safety of guard – so be ready to your in tight upon completion