Published On: Mon, Dec 11th, 2017

How to do the Americana Keylock from Side Position

How to do the Americana Keylock from Side Position

Americana Keylock

Here Coach James Foster demonstrates a basic key lock set up from side control, as well as the keys to finishing the hold and getting the tap. Use this video as a resource to improve your current ground game but always seek supervision.



It is always recommended to find a certified Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor who can guide you through all these techniques. Do not try them on your own because you might get injured.

BJJ promotes the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger, heavier assailant by using proper technique, leverage, and most notably, taking the fight to the ground, and then applying joint-locks and chokeholds to defeat the opponent. BJJ training can be used for sport grappling tournaments and in self-defense situations. Sparring (commonly referred to as rolling) and live drilling play a major role in training, and a premium is placed on performance, especially in competition, in relation to progress and ascension through its ranking system. To read more about Jiu-Jitsu visit Wikipedia

About the Author

- Peter A Soto is a Martial Artist with more than 20 years training all kinds of Martial Arts. He is also a Certified High School Teacher in the State of California, and a Fulbright Teacher by the Department of Education of the United States of America. www.petersoto.com

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