Blue Belt Stripe 3: Chapter 6: Leg Locks

 Access:  All   Status:  Active   Full Price:  $96.00

Chapter 6 of the Blue Belt Stripe 3 Course features eight lessons which are broken down into four sections: Straight Foot Locks, Toe Hold Foot Locks, Knee Locks, and Heel Hooks . It is essential that you complete the lessons in the prescribed sequence or else you will have difficulty executing the Rapid Mastery Drills and the Focus Sparring Exercises featured at the end of each lesson. Once you complete all eight lessons, it is highly recommended that you start over and cycle through them at least two more times before moving on to the next chapter. To get total access to this chapter and all other Gracie University courses, including bonus Gracie Breakdowns and Narrated Sparring Videos, click here to start your 5-day Free Trial!


Chapter Lessons (8)

Lesson 39: Ankle Hook Entry (Ch6.1: Straight Foot Locks)

It is simple to break an ankle using a footlock. The complexity of footlocks comes from the many ways to enter the position. The more entries, the more complicated matters become for your opponent....

Lesson 40: Belly Down Counters (Ch6.1: Straight Foot Locks)

The belly down foot lock is one of the most dangerous ankle locks because your opponent’s entire body weight is directly on your ankle. Although the window of escape is small, there is hope. In thi...

Lesson 41: Quick Catches (Ch6.2: Toe Hold Foot Locks)

Toe hold foot locks tear ankles unforgivingly fast because they directly target the ligaments. As a result, smart partners tap quickly allowing you to catch toe holds from unorthodox positions and ...

Lesson 42: Quick Catch Counters (Ch6.2: Toe Hold Foot Locks)

The first line of defense against quick catch toe hold setups is to recognize them. Now that you have learned the details of the attacks, it’s time to explore their weaknesses. You will not only in...

Lesson 43: Top Half Setups (Ch6.3: Knee Locks)

Like foot locks, the best way to catch knee locks is to set them up from unexpected positions and circumstances. Few opponents will expect you to attack their legs from the half guard. In this le...

Lesson 44: Top Half Counters (Ch6.3: Knee Locks)

Awareness is the first and most important step in any counter. Now that you know the most common half guard setups for the knee lock, we will show you how to shut them down. We will begin with the ...

Individual Lesson Price: $0

Lesson 45: Heel Hook Connections (Ch6.4: Heel Hooks)

The more fluidly you can link your leg lock attacks, the greater threat you pose to your opponents. Every time your opponent spins out of a heel hook, they are vulnerable to a knee lock, and every ...

Lesson 46: Donkey Kick (Ch6.4: Heel Hooks)

Heel hooks are very dangerous because of the twisting pressure it applies to the knee. We taught you to protect your knee by spinning in the direction of the pressure, but you risk getting caught i...