BJJ Heel Hook

It's now official. The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation has confirmed earlier reports that they will allow the use of heel hook and knee reaping techniques in no-gi competitions for brown and black belt divisions starting in 2021.

The news originally came to light after a post by IBJJF referee Thiago Stefanutti on a private Facebook group was leaked and reported by the website BJJ Eastern Europe. The IBJJF said there will be additional changes to their rules for the coming year including new specifications for gis.

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