Heel Hook Leg Locks

How to do a Heel Hook in Jiu Jitsu

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.

Toe Hold

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 […]

Kneebar Leg Locks

Kneebar Submission

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. […]