The straight ankle-lock has become one of my favourite grappling leg attacks.
I used to think the submission was fairly crude in comparison with other leg-attacks like knee-bars and toe-holds and heel-hooks, but as of late I’ve started to understand the nuances of this versatile attack and it’s become on of my go-to submissions.
In this video I share a set-up to the technique which I’ve been having great success with, as well as some details on correct execution of the submission.
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