Counter To An Achilles Lock
Gracie Bjj Black Belt Adem Redzovic giving a brief explanation on how to escape a straight foot lock / ankle lock.
Ryron Gracie discusses why he doesn’t go right for mount of the defense. It’s a very good example of why it’s not always a good idea to be too ‘greedy’ when transitioning in between positions.
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