Grappling, judo and MMA-training legend Gokor Chivichyan shows you kneebar and heel-hook options for defeating an opponent in this exclusive video shot at the Hayastan MMA Academy!
When you think about grappling, whom do you think about? If you're into real grappling techniques, only a few names should come to mind. And if one them isn't Gokor Chivichyan, then you might be barking up the wrong tree. Gokor Chivichyan is the go-to guy for submissions techniques, especially leg locks. Disagree? Well, for starters, Gokor Chivichyan was inducted into the 1997 Black Belt Hall of Fame as its Judo Instructor of the Year. However, Gokor Chivichyan's curriculum vitae extends so far beyond that art. In addition to his ninth-degree black belt in judo, Gokor Chivichyan holds a sixth degree in sambo and a sixth degree in jujitsu. Long before he earned those black belts, Gokor Chivichyan entered his first competition — and went home victorious — in 1971 ... and he hasn’t stopped winning since. The Armenian expatriate now oversees 27 affiliate schools in the United States and 43 in Europe, and he organizes 10 Hayastan Grappling Challenge tournaments a year in the United States and seven in Europe. In this exclusive video shot at the Hayastan MMA Academy in North Hollywood, California, Gokor Chivichyan explains and demonstrates options for kneebars and heel hooks.
GRAPPLING/MMA VIDEO Gokor Chivichyan on Options for Kneebars and Heel Hooks
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