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How to Do a Kneebar MMA Submission

Learn how to do a kneebar MMA submission from Team Radical MMA head coach Rene Dreifuss in this Howcast video.


All right guys. Now I'm going to do a Knee Bar from a couple different positions.

A Knee Bar is like, as its a bar, it's just like an Arm Bar in that you have to squeeze your legs. All right?

So, I'm going to try to pass the guard. I cup underneath his knee and I'm going to spin around this way.

Now, my butt is very close, I hug, toe should be here, patella towards the knee, hug this way, if he doesn't tap bring him under, finish him this way. Okay.

One more. Here, trying to pass, sit tight. Sit very tight here. Fall, if you can tap him. See how his patella is right to my body? Boom, here, underneath your arm. Boom.


Another entry. One I like a lot, okay, is I'm in the guard, okay, get my butt off my guard. I elevate him, right? Hook. Lean my leg around here. Lock. Right here, and here. Okay?

Another tricky entry with a Knee Bar is after a Sweep or a Guard Pass. Right?

So here, I'm diving in the half guard and I roll him over, and what I do is I hook my foot under here, cross my feet, and drag my hips.

So those are some interesting and very effective Knee Bar entries.

The last Knee Bar I want to show you, okay, is a little show-offy but, okay we're here, boom, right now. Okay, what I'm going to do is I'm going to reverse mount him here and hug. And I go for both. Now I'm not going to kill both of his legs. He's going to be too strong. But I just shift one. Here, and again, bring it underneath my arm, here. Okay.

So those are some nice Knee Bar entries. All right?

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