Straight ankle locks are a great intro submission for BJJ practitioners who want to go deep into the world of leg locks eventually. This lower body submission is legal at every adult belt level in most tournaments, and it’s relatively easy to execute, making it a great option for beginners as well as advanced practitioners.
In this clip, Because Jitsu’s Drew Weatherhead demonstrates five straight ankle locks that you can use on your opponents. Whether you’re a beginner hoping to be a top leg locker one day or a more advanced athlete who just wants to add more details and skills to their game, you can learn a lot from this lesson. Take a look!