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Ouch my knee! How to deal with injuries

It all happens so quickly. I setup the truck from fours, and right away got a hold of his toes to finish the calf slicer. I was slowly applying pressure to finish the hold, but my partner spazzed out to escape and my knee popped. Unfortunately, one of the consequences of dealing with a sport […]

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PSA: Be careful with moving companies

I mentioned how I got scammed by the moving company in my last email, so I feel as a community service I should make a mention of it to protect you from suffering the same ordeal. The above video is what I felt like doing throughout this process, lol! Here is my story: The first […]

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How To Do A No Gi Uchi Mata

I asked Mark Lajhner of MMAcoach.net to show us how to do an Uchi Mata in a No Gi environment. The Uchi Mata is a powerful judo throw, often used as a counter throw. Mark is the founder of Kaizen MMA in Belgrade, Serbia, and has an extensive martial arts background. He goes into great […]

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Kimura Trap System Seminar at Maxercise in Philadelphia, PA – July 24th 6-9pm

Kimura Trap System Seminar Part 2 at Maxercise Monday, July 24th, 2017 from 6-9pm 777 Appletree St, 6th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 800-1927 info@maxercise.com

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Kimura Trap System Seminar at Sucker Free Jiu Jitsu in Amityville, NY – August 5th 1-4pm

Kimura Trap System Seminar at Sucker Free Jiu Jitsu August 5th, 2017 from 1-4pm 134 Merrick Rd Amityville, NY, 11701 (631) 608-4840

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Trade Your Foot For Their Knee

Sometimes you have to give a little to get a little. In this case, when they go after you┬áankle you can let them have it as you attack their knee for a nasty Knee Compression Lock. This hold can be devastating, so once again practice caution. The key here is to make sure you “turn […]

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Sneaky Heel Hook Counter to the Achilles Hold

This next counter is a sneaky heel hook that will surprise the novice leg locker. Just be careful, as it is just as dangerous as a regular heel hook. Depending on your partners leg position, it can be either an inside or outside heel hook. Great for making people bail out on the ankle lock, […]

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Butt Scoot Your Way Out Of Ankle Locks

The next Achilles Hold escape I will be showing is the butt scoot escape. This is a good way of countering when the opponent falls over your ankle (sideways), and will get you out of danger and can get you into top side control. This escape also works great for heel hooks too.

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The Fastest Ankle Lock Escape

The next escape for the Achilles Hold is the Heel Twist. It is a simple escape that can be done quickly when the hold is first captured that will leave you on top position ready to counter.

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Achilles Hold Counters – Standing Up

The Achilles Hold or Straight Ankle Lock is one of the most basic leg locks that one can learn. That being the case, being well versed in all of it’s escapes and counters is a good idea. ­čÖé So for the next few videos, I will be going over how to escape and counter the […]

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