Uchi Mata -- Counter -- Knee Bar
(Standing, with Gi)

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Courtesy bjjfighter.com

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 setting up my opponent for Uchi Mata.
My opponent bases out to avoid the throw.
With my left hand I release my grip on my opponent's sleeve and instead grab his left ankle.
I then step my right leg in back of my opponent's.
I then press my weight backwards and pull up on my opponent's ankle, forcing him to his back.
I hug my opponent's leg to my chest and fall back for the knee bar. To complete the lock I hug the knee tight with both arms, squeeze my knees together, and pull the leg as I arch my back.

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