Sambo Leg Attacks Vs BJJ Leg Locks

Sambo has long been compared to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu especially when it comes to some of the submission grappling aspects. It also has roots in Japanese Judo.

For the uninitiated, Sambo (which literally translates to “self defense without weapons”) is a Russian martial art and combat sport developed in the early 1920 by the Soviet Red Army to improve their hand to hand combat abilities. It’s a merger of many of the more effective techniques in other martial arts including Judo, international wrestling as well as Russian folk style wrestling. Combat Sambo also includes striking, chokes and joint locks.

So when it comes to leg locks, there is a lot that can be learned from sharing knowledge between Sambo and BJJ. This is what the video below is all about.

3rd Degree BJJ Black Belt Silvio Braga and Sambo Master Silviu Vulc work together and show examples of leg attacks from both Sambo and BJJ. Watch and learn…

Some traditional BJJ practitioners don’t train Leg Locks but we at BJJ Video Vault believe that it’s always good to learn additional techniques and effective techniques for both sport Jiu Jitsu and self defense.

No matter what your stance is about Leg Locks in BJJ, the one thing that all practitioners believe is that the techniques are effective when it comes to locking in submissions. especially for those opponents who do not train them. So at least make sure you have an understanding so that you can defend.

If you picked up a technique or two from this video, let us know by clicking LIKE above left.

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