Figure 4

From The Martial Arts Encyclopedia


The Figure 4 lock refers to any type of grappling hold that resembles a figure-four formation with the legs or arms when applied.

Most commonly seen as a Double Wrist Lock, a Triangle, or a Rear Naked Choke, figure 4 type locks are commonly seen in any grappling art.

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A kimura, a type of Double Wrist Lock.

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