This armlock has been part of the Japanese Ju-Jutsu arsenal for hundreds of years; here’s how it’s applied in a modern-day submission grappling context…
(This technique is from the Submission Grappling vs. Classical Ju-Jutsu article on Grapplearts.com)
|Stephan is pinning his opponent in side mount|
|Stephan switches his base and faces the legs, maintaining control
over his opponent’s upper body.
|He swings his right leg high into the air…|
|…and ends up mounted on his opponent.|
|Stephan captures his opponent’s right wrist and drives it to
the floor, placing his elbow beside his opponent’s ear.
|He applies the figure-4 armlock, dragging the hand along the floor
while lifting the elbow up towards the ceiling. Note how Stephan uses
his left leg to stabilize his position.
This technique is part of the Submission Grappling vs. Classical Ju-Jutsu article on Grapplearts.com