BJJ Mythbusting: Is It Ever OK to Cross Your Ankles In Rear Mount?

BJJ blackbelts Rob Biernacki and Stephan Kesting debunk the myth that it is never okay to cross your ankles in rear/back mount. One of the biggest major reasons for not cross your feet is the fear of getting caught in an ankle lock by your opponent. Professor Biernacki breaks down this long accepted rule and also shows a counter to the ankle lock from the rear/back mount. Watch the full video below.


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