Bicep lock
(Guard, with Gi)

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

These techniques should only be practiced with the supervision of an experienced instructor.
Practicing the moves incorrectly could result in serious bodily injury or death.

I begin by securing a strong grip on both of my opponent's sleeves. I then proceed to rotate my left foot around outside of his arm, placing my ankle between his forearm and bicep. He is now in my spider guard.
Next, I rotate my body clock wise until I am at a 45-degree angle to my opponent. I then secure my right shin across his belly.
From here I rotate until I am at a 90-degree angle to my opponent, next I pass my right leg through and make the triangle.
I then release my grip on his right sleeve, and place my right hand on the back of his tricep. Once I have his arm secure, I do the same with my left hand.
To finish the move I pull down on his tricep, lift my hips, and press my knee towards the ground.

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