So your opponent has you in a leg entanglement and is threatening you with, let’s say, a Heel Hook… But you know your escapes and you manage to clear the knee line.
However, in the process of doing so, the opponent grabs your other leg and starts setting up an Ashi Garami (the Straight Ankle Lock). What are you supposed to do from here?
Here is a solution – the Backstep.
Gordon Ryan shows how to do it on the video below: