BJJ tips: Lockdown Escapes by three experts

The recent Metamoris III main event between Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie saw Eddie catch and control Royler's leg for a long time in a lower body entanglement / grip known as the Lockdown. The grip itself has been part of Judo for many years, but Eddie's innovative use of it allows him to not only hold his opponent but also move them, resulting in sweeps and a number of submissions.

The question is, how to break the lockdown and pass the half guard?

Here is what three Brazilian Jiu jitsu black belts had to say about it:

John Machado:

Ken Primola:

Rener Gracie:



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