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[Watch] MMA Fighter Goes For A Kneebar – Taps Himself Out

Ever been in a situation where you tapped yourself out? If you’ve been training for long enough, at one point in time you probably did end up in that sort of a situation – and it was most...

[Watch] MMA Fighter Crosses Ankles While On Opponent’s Back – Gets Leglocked

There are several things that constitute good back control in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For instance, getting your seatbelt grip is often the safest thing to do to establish control, while staying as...

Bernardo Faria Shows A Cool 50/50 Heel Hook Finishing Detail

A lot of BJJ students have a love-hate relationship with the 50/50 position. Some love it because of the leg lock opportunities it harbors, whereas others feel frustrated because it can be used as a...

Jacob Couch Shows an Extremely Efficient Heel Hook Entry

Are you one of those BJJ athletes that think that Leg Locks are life? If so – that’s fantastic! There are so many Leg Lock options in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that, even if you dedicated your...

Bernardo Faria: “This Is The Coolest Technique I’ve Learned From Mikey Musumeci”

Contrary to just a few years ago, the Leg Locks are a big part of any successful BJJ athlete’s game today. If you want to reap success, you’ve got to learn your leg-based submissions...

Dean Lister Shares Leg Lock Advice: “Don’t Focus Specifically On Heel Hooks”

As per the most recent news shared by the ADCC, Dean Lister has been inducted into the ADCC Hall Of Fame! And no wonder; he’s a 3x champion and an athlete with the highest submission rate in...

Set Up The 4/11 Position From Butterfly Guard – And Get Your Leglocks

If you’re a Jiujiteiro that adores leglocks and setups that lead to them, then we have an awesome treat for you! In fact, it is so awesome that you’ll find yourself using it rather...

Try This Easy 50/50 Entry From Standing Back Control

The ultimate position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Yup, you know it – taking the opponent’s back. Whether it’s while on the mats or while standing, when you take the opponent’s...

This Simple Kneebar from Top Half Guard Works Like Magic

Most people, when “stuck” in top Half Guard, are looking to make their way to pinning the opponent down to the floor. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with that; on the contrary,...

Junny Ocasio: “The Mikey Lock Submission Is Bull*hit”

It’s not every day that you see a new submission in BJJ… But that’s exactly what Mikey Musumeci did at the latest Who’s Number One (WNO) tournament! He used a Leg Lock...

Watch: Gadzhi Omargadzhiev Submits Opponent with Nasty Kneebar

If you want to be on top of your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and mixed martial arts game, then you simply have to become proficient in Leg Locks. Without knowing how to both apply and defend from them,...

Mikey Musumeci Uses a New Heel Hook Variation at WNO – The “Mikey Lock”

Mikey Musumeci has his focus targeted on Who’s Number One (WNO) successes one after another – and the most recent WNO competition was no different. Or, it’s been quite different...

Unstoppable Toe Hold Details by Garry Tonon

The Toe Hold is one of those submissions that you either love or hate. And the chances are that, no matter how many times you were submitted by it… That you’d love to learn how to apply...

Toeholds: Jiu Jitsu’s Forgotten (And Extremely Useful) Submission

Toeholds! How often do you practice them, how often do you go for them when you roll; be it in training or competition? Chances are that the answer is: „Honestly, not so often.“ And you’re...

You’ve Never Learned Leglocks Before? This Is How To Start

So you’ve never learned Leglocks before, haven’t you? It may have been because your academy is more „traditional“ in that sense – or, quite simply, because you were a new white belt...

Worry Free Escape To a Tight Foot Lock by Robert Drysdale

„Why would you ignore 50% of the human body?“ Well, ever since those great leglock words were uttered by Dean Lister and spread about even more through John Danaher, that 50% of human body is far...

Simplify Your BJJ: Go For The Leglock Immediately After A Takedown!

There are a LOT of cool sequences to try out and use in BJJ! One of our sport’s greatest advantages is exactly that; the opportunity to mix all of those moves together, with an ultimate goal of...

Revisit The Basic Straight Ankle Lock Escape With These Pointers

Whether you’re a true beginner or already have a couple of months and years invested into training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it’s always a good idea to take a detailed look back at the basic...

Learn The K Guard – Lachlan Giles’s Favorite Guard For Leglocks

Alright, bear with us for a moment. Sit down and imagine this: you are hanging out with your friends, eating a great, delicious lunch and just chit-chatting about everything life and Jiu Jitsu...

“The Chiropractor” Submission Will Catch Everyone By Surprise

Leglocks will never stop being cool! There are so many variations to them, so many options, so many small details that make them awesome… But, what makes some of them even cooler than the...

BJJ Black Belt Demonstrates How Realistic the Grappling in the Movie ‘Redeemer’

If you’ve seen the movie „Redeemer“ (2014), starring Marko Zaror, you’ve probably seen a lot of action shots that involve grappling skills! But, how realistic is the grappling we see...

Avoid Getting DQ’d At Your Next Tourney By Knowing Exactly what is ‘Knee Reaping’

Knee reaping is illegal in IBJJF tournaments and tournaments that run under the IBJJF rules. However, it’s also a commonly misunderstood position that can get the competitor disqualified from a...

The Art of Sneaky Leg Lock Attacks

    Being ninja-like in grappling is a lost art. Being blatant in your attack is something that happens all too often, and the agility and sneaky setups have dwindled. However, today I’m...