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Defending and escaping the heel hook can be one of the most intimidating things in bjj.  Lately, leg locks have exploded in popularity because of the increase in submission only tournaments like EBI.  Many people are starting to learn heel hooks earlier than ever and you need to be able to deal with them.  Many people are very fearful of heel hooks because they assume if they get caught in them that it may be late and that their ligaments may already be damaged.  This is untrue. You can get caught in a heel hook and still have time to...

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Leg locks are quickly becoming the most popular choice of submissions in both the gi and in nogi, they are even becoming more prevalent in MMA.  What makes the leg lock such a popular choice of submission?  Why is it becoming a necessity to understand them? Leg locks are simply becoming so popular because they are effective, efficient, and present themselves more often than any other submission.  They are an extremely versatile submission because they work in gi, nogi and MMA.  There are also several different Leg attacks available, and you can connect one to another very well. Leg Locks...

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In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu it is extremely important to have confidence in your escapes.  An aggressive offence will stem from a confident defense.  In bjj, in order to establish a good defense, you have to know your escapes.  Some people notoriously say in order to escape a submission you have to not get caught in one, but that’s easier said than done.  Let’s face it, we all get submitted and it’s okay, it’s part of Jiu Jitsu.  In order to avoid getting tapped out, you have to know technical escapes.  This is an area of bjj that is rarely trained...

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BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Eddie Cummings, Grappling, Heel Hooks, Jiu Jitsu, Leg Attacks, Leg Locks, Martial Arts, No Gi, Submission Grappling, Submission Wrestling, Submissions -

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The heel hook…the word heel hook is honestly one of the most feared leg attack techniques in all of grappling. It is feared because of the insane amount of damage it can cause. It is a tendon tearing, ligament obliterating, knee destroying submission. While it has always been respected, the last few years of high […]

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BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Danaher Death Squad, EBI, Eddie Bravo Invitational, Grappling, Heel Hooks, Inside Sankaku, Jiu Jitsu, Leg Attacks, Leg Locks, Martial Arts, No Gi, Submission Grappling, Submission Wrestling, Submissions -

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If you are a big fan of submission only Jiu Jitsu, there is one phrase that you will hear over and over. That phrase is inside sankaku. But what is inside sankaku? Inside sankaku is one of the many leg entanglements that exist in BJJ and Submission Wrestling. It is a particular entanglement, where your […]

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