Why Joint Locks Are Sometimes Ineffective In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
There are different ways to make a person submit in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Joint locks are an option but there are some who say that this is not effective when dealing with an opponent. Is this true? Some beg to differ and say that the one who is trying to do it does not know how to do this properly. Here is why.
It is possible that poor mechanics were the cause which is why it did not happen properly. Maybe you dont practice it often which is why you are unable to put your body weight or strength specifically to the joint that you intended.
If you are fighting a more experienced opponent, it is possible that they have a high tolerance for pain. This can also happen if you are attacked by someone who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. When faced with this situation, you better have something else in your arsenal to deal with this individual.
Here are two things you can do.
First, do the Rear Carotid Restraint by first reaching deep in front of the attacker toward his stomach and then molding your biceps against the side of the neck. You then bend your arm so that your...