heel hook

  • Nicky Ryan – He’s Got Next Pt. 2

    (Part 2 of a 2 part series) For Part 1 of this series CLICK HERE The Crown Prince: noun – The second most important position, second to the King, and is his designated successor. If you are of the mindset that Gordon Ryan is “the King” of the jiu-jitsu...
  • Nicky Ryan – He’s Got Next Pt. 1

      (Part 1 of a 2 part series) Because this particular feature falls towards the beginning of the New Year, the general vibe of our society tends to focus on resolutions and commitments, which brings us directly to our cover feature of Nicky Ryan. To see what Nicky has...
  • Dangers Of The Heel Hook

    Just saying the term “heel hook” will send shivers down any grappler’s spine, from head to heel. In many sanctioned competitions, the heel hook is not legal in any division. If not released in time, a heel hook can do some severe damage. In this article I’m going to...
  • Garry Tonon: Breaking Down Toe Holds and Heel Hooks

    Toe holds and heel hooks can be a little confusing when you’re first exposed to them. Because many leg locks are only legal in brown and black belt competitions, they’re uncommon in many schools. However, in no-gi and submission grappling tournaments they’re more common than chokes. Garry’s going to...
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