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Submission Series 9/10: Footlock

March 6, 2014

On the ninth Submission Series t-shirt, we pay tribute to one of the most debilitating submissions in the jiu-jitsu arsenal: the footlock. Like other leg locks, the footlock is so dangerous that it is often frowned upon when used in training. This technique was first introduced in Lesson 42 of the Blue Belt Stripe 1 curriculum, and then the counter is introduced immediately thereafter so you know exactly what to do if your foot gets caught in this "bear trap!"