The Lockdown from Half Guard can be very annoying. In this video, Wim Deputter (a Belgian black belt under Felipe Costa and former MMA-fighter, now full-time BJJ-competitor and coach) shows us two ways to safely escape the lockdown and pass your opponent’s half guard.

Misuse of the Lockdown is also a common cause for ACL knee injuries. Wim also shows us how to prevent this from happening.