How “Nicky Rod” Went From Half Guard To Heel Hook At Kasai Pro 7

If you were watching all the excitement over the weekend at Kasai Pro 7, you likely saw Renzo Gracie athlete Nick Rodriguez submit Bruno Bastos with a heel hook during their match. But what confused many viewers is how he did it — Rodriguez went from facing towards Bastos in half-guard to having to briefly turn away from him to get the heel hook.

In his latest clip, ZombieProof BJJ‘s Kent Peters demonstrates the details Rodriguez used to go from half-guard to a heel hook and get the submission. Check it out and see if you can pull it off in practice and competition!


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