The Lockdown can be a tricky position in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Once your training partner locks it up and that pressure on your calf starts to set in, you know that you’re in deep trouble. So that’s why you have to – as soon as possible – find a way to escape this disadvantageous position and get yourself into a better one!
People of all belt levels will attest to the amount of physical and mental energy required to pass Eddie Bravo’s leg entangled lockdown guard. If you don’t believe it – ask Royler Gracie.
Indeed, if you have experienced this guard, you will have a sense of what a pain in the behind it can be to get out of it.
BJJ Keenan Cornelius wizard shows a powerful counter to the lockdown. Keenan stands up and presses on your knees until the opponent screams in agony.
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