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Knee Bar Leg Lock Tip

Pick up a great knee bar leg lock tip in this Howcast video about lower body submission techniques for jiu jitsu, judo, sambo, and mma.

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All right, guys. So now we're going to show you some tips for the knee bars, how to finish the knee bar, some minor details. So he's on his back. I'll just grab this leg right here. So I'm here on the knee bar. Now a lot of times, what you'll see is you'll see people triangle. I like to pinch my knees together and crunch my feet together. It gives me a nice, tighter squeeze.

From here I rest on his foot, like it's a pillow, and I'm putting my forearm into his Achilles, getting a rear-neck choke here and I'm grabbing his heel. So I'm tight all the way through and not only do I hip up to cause the knee bar, but I turn the heel and hip up.

Because what that does is it's acting like a heel hook or an inverted heel hook, whichever way that the heel is turning. So I'm kind of getting a two-for-one deal. Tight, everything's tight. You love this leg. You don't want to let it go. You're holding on to it for dear life. Hipping in, and you're extending and turning. And those are the tips on how to finish a knee bar.

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