3 Knee Bars From Half Guard

The purpose of a knee bar is to hyperextend the knee. This is accomplished by trapping your opponent’s leg in between your legs, and securing it with your arms so that your opponent’s kneecap is pointing towards your body. You then apply pressure with your hips to hyperextend the knee. In this video, BJJ…

Knee Bar From Closed Guard

Leg locks are some of the most devastating submissions in BJJ.  The knee bar is the quintessential leg lock submission, and it can be secured from both the top and bottom position.  In this video, BJJ No-Gi World Champion Takeo Tani teaches a knee bar submission from the closed guard.

Knee Bar From Side Control

In order to be effective from the top position, you must be able to attack for a wide range of submissions.  From side control, there are a variety of attacks you can use depending upon how your opponent defends.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches a knee bar…

Knee Bar From Inverted Half Guard

In order to be effective from the top position, you must be able to attack for submissions from every position.  The inverted half guard is a transition from the half guard.  In this video, BJJ champion Marcos Ratinho teaches a knee bar from the inverted half guard.

Knee Bar Variation From Half Guard

In order to be effective from the top position, you must be able to attack for a wide range of submissions.  From the half guard, there are a variety of attacks you can use depending upon how your opponent defends.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches a knee…

Knee Bar From Closed Guard

In order to be effective from the guard position, you must be able to attack for submissions from every position.  From the closed guard you can use arm locks, chokes, and leg locks.  In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa teaches a knee bar from closed guard.

Knee Bar From Half Guard Toe Hold Variation

Leg locks are some of the most effective and deadly submissions in BJJ. There are many different variations and positions for leg locks. The development of a strong leg lock arsenal is very advantageous for all BJJ practitioners. In this video, BJJ World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a toehold variation…

Knee Bar From Half Guard

Leg locks are some of the most effective and deadly submissions in BJJ. There are many different variations and positions for leg locks. The development of a strong leg lock arsenal is very advantageous for all BJJ practitioners. In this video, BJJ World Champion Bruno Pucci teaches a knee bar…

Tornado Guard Spin

The tornado guard can be described as a variety of inverted half guard positions. It is most commonly used as an unorthodox method for sweeping an opponent and setting up submissions for sport BJJ. In this video, BJJ World Champion Zorobabel Moreira demonstrates a tornado guard sweep to set up…

Leg Attack From Top Position

From the top half guard position, your opponent will commonly have their attention focused on preventing the guard pass and trying to sweep you. You can use this moment of opportunity to attack with a leg lock. In this video, BJJ No Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci demonstrates a leg…

Knee Bar From Top Position

When trying to pass your opponent’s guard, you can surprise your opponent with a leg lock while they are focused on preventing you from passing. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa demonstrates a knee bar submission from top position.