Kneebar to Toe Hold

I love submissions that I can chain together. One of my favorite side control series is the Kimura to Straight Arm Bar to Americana series. I think this is one of the reasons why I gravitated towards Leg Locks. If for whatever reason I can't seem to hit the first move in my chain, I don't freak out … Continue reading Kneebar to Toe Hold

Rolling Toe Hold from Half Guard

One of the half guard passes that we are working on this month at 10th Planet Van Nuys is the Twister Pass. I really like the Twister Pass because I can use it to transition to several different postions. Today I wanted to highlight how the Twister Pass can be used to roll into a Toe Hold. I … Continue reading Rolling Toe Hold from Half Guard

Diving Toe Hold from Sprawl

Again this sounds like one of "Those Moves". A Toe Hold from the Sprawl??? No way. That doesn't even make sense. That was what I thought too until I noticed that Josh Barnett was teaching it. Then I paid attention. Josh, much like Erik Paulson, is a leg lock wizard. I recently had the pleasure of … Continue reading Diving Toe Hold from Sprawl