One of the biggest changes in the modern approach to leg locking is the emphasis on controlling the underlying leglock positions rather than going straight for the submission.
In some ways this is an old approach; jiu-jitsu been preaching Position before Submission an this is exactly the same philosophy applied to leglocks.
If you study the positions in this book you’ll have a vocabulary to understand the leglock exchanges you’re seeing in the highest levels of no gi competition (including ADCC coming up!).
For each position you’ll get an idea of how to do it, what your options are, other names for that position and more. This is material taken from “The Modern Leglock Formula” that we (Rob Biernacki and Stephan Kesting) released at Grapplearts.com/leglocks
Grab this book to get started, then go about learning the finer details of control, the gripfighting, entries, transitions, attacks, defenses, and escapes for each position.
Let’s get started…