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Craig Jones Explains Efficient Heel Hook Defense Concepts

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...

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...

Not Satisfied with Ashi Garami? Turn It Into The “Classic Reap”

The Ashi Garami is often the very first Leg Lock position you’ll learn, as you get acquainted with the ways of the Straight Ankle Lock. But chances are that you’ll soon enough get bored...

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...

WNO Heavyweight Finals: Tim Spriggs Submits Kaynan Duarte

The first finals match of the previous weekend’s Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships was the heavyweight one; featuring a bout between Tim Spriggs and a hugely favored Kaynan Duarte....

UFC Vegas 35: Pat Sabatini Injures Jamall Emmers with Devastating Heel Hook

The Heel Hook is one of the most damaging submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and therefore in mixed martial arts alike. That was proved once again at UFC Vegas 35, when Pat Sabatini used the Heel...

Defend Against The HEEL HOOK With These Tips From Craig Jones

The Heel Hook is perhaps the submission which athletes are scared of the most. The injuries (and the severity of them) as well as the lack of knowledge on how to defend against it… Is sometimes...

Watch: Mikey Musumeci Heel Hooks Lucas Pinheiro in Less Than 90 Seconds

Mikey Musumeci! A name now known extremely well on the grappling scene. After not competing in No Gi for over 5 years (!), he decided to start competing exclusively in it during 2021; exclusively...

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...

Unrolling the Imanari Roll with Marvin Castelle (With Video Tutorial)

Check out this annotated breakdown with Marvin Castelle, recent submission of the night recipient at FTW Pro 24. As always, read on if you’re interested in the psychology behind the move and...