Not to be contrary, but a little more than just a basic escaping the mount, then get clear. Don't want to give people the impression that it is an easy thing to do in a real fight necessarily.
Not at all. It's not an easy thing. But, tactically speaking, you don't know if you're only dealing with one person. if there's the chance that more than one person is involved in an attack, I wouldnt try to get into a clinch with that person... My 2 cents, I guess.
At least we're agreed on students needing some instruction on what to do if they end up on the ground