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 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.

Counter Knee Bar Against De La Riva Guard

Standing over your opponent in the open guard position, you have a number of options available to you.  You can work to pass the guard into the side control position or look for leg lock submission attacks.  In this video, BJJ champion Marcos Ratinho teaches a knee bar to counter…

Leg Lock From Open Guard

The open guard is an excellent position from which you can work for sweeps and leg lock submissions.  As your opponent works to pass your guard from the standing position, the legs are often left vulnerable to attacks.  In this video, BJJ champion Gamal Hassan teaches a leg lock submission…

Calf Lock From The Hook Guard

Leg locks are a highly effective submission attack in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Depending on the position you are in, there are a large variety of leg lock submissions that can be used. In this video, you will learn a calf lock submission from the hook guard position.

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…

Half Guard Escape To Leg Lock

The objective from the bottom position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is to secure a submission or sweep the opponent off their base in order to secure top position. Depending upon how the opponent attacks and what guard you are playing, there are a large variety of sweeps that can be effectively…

Calf Lock From Spider Guard

Leg locks are some of the most advanced submission attacks in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Generally, they are secured from the bottom position. In this video, you will learn a calf lock submission from the spider guard.

Calf Lock From De La Riva Guard

Leg locks are some of the most advanced submission attacks in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Generally, they are secured from the bottom position. In this video, you will learn a calf lock submission from the De La Riva guard.

Takedown To Heel Hook

Once you have obtained control of your opponent’s back in a standing position, making a direct attack on their leg can catch your opponent by surprise. In this video, BJJ World Champion Leandro Ataides demonstrates an entry into a heel hook submission from a standing position.

50/50 Guard Foot Lock

The 50/50 guard is a complex position that is very specific to sport Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and it occurs when both competitors choose to play from the guard at the same time. This somewhat controversial position strays from traditional BJJ teachings in that it has few, if any, realistic applications for…

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.