Scissor Takedown to Effective Leg Lock

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by chliu1109, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. chliu1109

    chliu1109 Orange Belt

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    If you guys misses it, recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing Sambo Steve Koepfer on Submission Control. He clarified Sambo for us BJJers. I am a 10+ BJJ practitioner and was never really interested in leg locks, but meeting Steve opened my eyes to whole new game. Yes, some of his moves are illegal in IBJJF… but winning tournaments is not the end all and be all in BJJ.
    Interview With Stephen Koepfer | Submission Control


    Also, checkout his detailed explanation of the scissor sweep takedown and this crazy (and simple) leg lock half way through the video.
    Stephen Koepfer’s Takedown To Leglock | Submission Control


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  2. KaosX

    KaosX Banned Banned

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    That link doesn't appear to work from either here at work or my remote machine at home...actually I cant even get submissioncontrol.com to load either.
     
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    akharon Blue Belt

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    Loads fine for me, maybe they were down for a while, or something's up with your stuff.
     
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    KaosX Banned Banned

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    Weird, works now.

    Will check out that article!
     
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    sambosteve Purple Belt

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    Thanks for the kind words!
     
  6. Bullheaded

    Bullheaded Green Belt

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    Damit, very nice vid, very good explanations. Too bad I'm not around.
     
  7. SuperSuperRambo

    SuperSuperRambo Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

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    When teaching this move once (and the defenses), my instructor told me about a time he was training with GSP, and he went for the scissor takedown, and GSP did a backflip out of it. He then told us not to try that escape.

    Definitely a fun move to have in the arsenal, just have to be careful in training.

    (for the record, not all bjj schools train with ibjjf rules in the gym, in fact in my experience most places don't)
     
  8. TrevorRoss

    TrevorRoss Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Watch Shamrock vs Frye. Pure grappling magic.
     

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