Created by prominent flat-earth proponent Mr. Eddie Bravo, the Lockdown system is an IBJJF legal half-guard series of techniques that offers multiple defensive and offensive options from the guard. With the help of double underhooks, using two legs to trap one of the opponents legs, the mission of the Lockdown user is to establish a firm clinch and to prevent the opponent from shifting his hips.
The Lockdown is a strong position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that offers quite a bit of options… But one that you may not have expected is the Arm Triangle!
Here’s how to get the Arm Triangle from the Lockdown, as shown by Zach Maslany:
Grappling guru Tom DeBlass shows his entire arsenal from the lockdown half guard position on this 4-volume series.
- Control and slow down bigger, stronger, athletic opponents (even in no-gi) with these tips for creating the tightest entanglements – use the lockdown to create powerful attacks like the electric chair, waiter sweep, heel hook entries, back takes, and more.