Reel shows good mat awareness early when he avoids a single leg attack and counters with an aggressive front head. This shows that he knows how to counter attack and looks to score of his opponents attack. He sets his high crotch up nice and sinks his hips on his initial attack. Shows good defense against leg attacks. Moves very well on his feet and can feel when the attacks are coming. Reel moves well from underneath and keeps a strong base. Also, he did not panic when the legs were in and slowly worked to a better position leading to the reversal.