To Cross Or Not To Cross Your Feet? Answering The Great Armbar Question

Especially when you first start out in jiu-jitsu, you’ll probably hear a lot of people telling you not to cross your ankles over your opponent when you go for an armbar. But some experts in the sport disagree, and it leaves a lot of athletes scratching their heads as to what they should really be doing with their feet when they armbar someone.

ZombieProof BJJ‘s Kent Peters has his own opinion on the topic, and it’s somewhere in between “do it” and “don’t do it.” Check out the video below to hear his advice on whether or not you should cross those feet.


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