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Josh Barnett Shows A Neat Catch Wrestling Leg Lock Variation

Don’t tell us… You’re a Leg Lock fan. And, what’s more, there’s nothing you’d rather learn, drill, and do – than Heel Hooks. If so, then you’re in for a treat. If you’re...

Craig Jones Demonstrates An Omoplata To Leg Locks Transition

Don’t tell us… You’re a Leg Lock fan. And, what’s more, there’s nothing you’d rather learn, drill, and do – than Heel Hooks. If so, then you’re in for a treat. This setup by Craig...

Craig Jones: “The Whole Leg Lock Phase in Jiu-Jitsu Has Already Passed”

Gunnar Nelson is a professional Jiu Jitsu and MMA fighter from Iceland. Gunnar started training in BJJ under Ireland’s Joh Kavanagh and he placed fourth in the ADCC tournament (open weight...

How Good Can You Be at No Gi Jiu-Jitsu without a High Level Leg Lock Game?

The majority of No Gi Jiu-Jitsu competitors have likely invested countless hours mastering the intricacies of leg locks to gain an advantage over their opponents. However, you may be surprised to...

Leg Lock Defense Technique: The Roll Through

Ah, the Heel Hook… Every submission grappler’s dream and nightmare at the same time – it just depends whether you’re on the giving or the receiving end of it. However, if your Heel Hook...

This Grip Is Super Effective Against Heel Hooks & Other Leg Locks

Ah, the Heel Hook… Every submission grappler’s dream and nightmare at the same time – it just depends whether you’re on the giving or the receiving end of it. However, if your Heel Hook...

How To Leg Lock Bigger & Heavier Opponents?

For a lot of people, Leglocks sometimes carry a sort of a stigma with them. They are either frowned upon, for they are regarded as „dirty“ techniques (such as the case is with Wristlocks in some...

Try This Unique “Russian Knot” Leg Lock Position Entry

Leglock submissions are alive and kicking! It seems like lower body attacks will not go out of fashion soon and how else could it be, when time after time we witness their efficiency on the highest...

Gordon Ryan Reveals How He Got Bored Of Using Leg Locks In Competition

What’s the first submission that comes to mind when someone mentions Gordon Ryan? More than likely, chances are that it is the Leg Lock. Especially the Heel Hook. But when and how did Ryan...

Andre Galvao Shows An Unusual “Rock The Baby Outside Leg Lockdown Attack”

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

The Dreaded Cradle Position… And How To Use It For Leg Locks

The cradle is a basic technique in amateur wrestling. Its name refers to the move’s similarity to the way a person holds an infant in their arms. The wrestler performs the cradle by grabbing the...

This Sneaky Leg Lock From X-Guard… Will Get You Lots Of Taps

Having an ability to utilize a wide array of guards in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can only make you better. So, as soon as you start feeling comfortable with the “classic” guards (i.e. Closed Guard,...

Counter Berimbolos With This Sneaky Leg Lock Entry

Berimbolos… You can either love them or hate them. But the reality is, most BJJ athletes doing Berimbolos could be doing them a little better – which is why you have a chance to Leg Lock...

The Unexpected “Outside Heel Bar” Is Just The Leg Lock You Need

A kneebar (also known as legbar, kneelock or hiza-juji-gatame) is a leglock that can hyperextend the knee. The basic kneebar technique is similar to that of an armbar. The practitioner will trap the...

Here’s Why The False Reap Is Such An Amazing Leg Lock Entry

Leglocks have been at the center of the bjj zeitgeist for quite some time. They are referred to as the great equalizer. Cases like this are just why. A white belt competitor named James Hunt had an...

The Real Reason Why Marcelo Garcia Doesn’t Like Kimuras, Darces, & Leg Locks

Highly respected MMA and BJJ coach Firas Zahabi was recently on the Joe Rogan Podcast where he shared an interesting story about his training sessions with Marcelo Garcia. Joe Rogan and Eddie Bravo...

Sport Science: Which are More Effective, Arm Locks or Leg Locks?

TV show Sportscience did a study on effectiveness of footlocks and armlocks using Frank Mir. We have this to say on the matter about what submission is more effective: “Arm Locks Going for his...

Joe Rogan On Ric Flair’s Figure-Four Leg Lock: “He Was Literally Giving Up An Inside Heel Hook”

UFC commentator Joe Rogan has an enormous love for BJJ – which, among other things, shows through his critiques. For instance, in his recent Joe Rogan Experience episode with Rick Rubin, he...

The Leg Lock You’ve Never Done Before – The Razor Lock Kneebar

Leg locks have exploded in popularity over the last several years in competitive grappling. Although leg locks were once shunned by the BJJ community, their effectiveness has never been in doubt....

The Front Helicopter Kneebar Is A Vicious BJJ Leg Lock Technique

Yes, Leg Lock setups can be complicated. Really complicated, with multiple steps that have to be on spot if the submission is to work. However, you can choose the setups that aren’t as...

The “Cobra Coil Leg Lock” Is As Terrifying As It Sounds

Yes, Leg Lock setups can be complicated. Really complicated, with multiple steps that have to be on spot if the submission is to work. However, you can choose the setups that aren’t as...

Want To Improve Your Leg Lock Game? Learn These 5 Different Techniques

Leg locks have exploded in popularity over the last several years in competitive grappling. Although leg locks were once shunned by the BJJ community, their effectiveness has never been in doubt....

(Video): Rickson Gracie Competing in Sambo & Going For Leg Locks

Rickson like many other Gracies cross trained in other grappling arts with his brother Rolls who tried to integrate the Brazilian national wrestling team with the goal of to competing at the Moscow...

This Secret Grip Neutralizes Almost All 50/50 Leg Lock Submissions

The 50/50 is one of the most versatile positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – predominantly when it comes to Leg Locks. It gives you ample opportunities for a Heel Hook attack, and even for...