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How to Do a Calf Crush from Inside Guard Leg Lock

Learn how to do a calf crush from inside guard leg lock in this Howcast video about lower body submission techniques for jiu jitsu, judo, and mma.


All right, guys. Previously, we've showed you how to set up the calf crush, the technique. Now I'm going to show you an actual setup for it. It's cool open session, as well. Now the guy is standing and he's playing around. He's backing out. He's trying to go left and right. He doesn't want to commit, right? He doesn't want to come inside your guard.

So what I'm going to do is get as close as possible as I can. Put a foot on his hip, put the other foot here. From here I'm going to sit up, and hug it like I'm going to do a single, and then I'm going to fall back over. I'm going to triangle, here. Squeeze, that causes a lot of pressure in the knee joint and on the calf. That is a calf crush from inside the guard.

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