Why would you ignore 50% of the body? Dean Lister is credited with popularising leg locks in Jiu Jitsu. He famously influenced John Danaher with a simple question. Why would you ignore 50% of the body? Here Dean explains how to lock in a devastating heel hook.
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The Dreaded Toe Hold
Dean Lister Teaches The Inescapable Toe Hold BJJ meets catch wrestling as Dean Lister explains the finer points of Toe Holds. Great details like; Don’t grip with your thumb (think Kimura grip), Control one of your opponents legs with both of your legs, Don’t let them sit up in the set up When Bernardo says […]
Watch as Dean Lister Kneebars a Holocaust Survivor. Dean Lister teaches the perfect kneebar technique. Key points; Grab the toes to stop them twisting out. DO NOT go for a toe hold (from kneebar). Go for the lower leg if you can Many people teach you to go for the toe hold in the kneebar. […]