Originally Posted by Evil
They are defenitly not pointless as unforgiven stated, the problem with goin on heel hooks and kneebars is that you risk givin up your position. You are usually on top when goin for these and if you miss youre usually on the bottom, why risk it
agreed, your have to give up postition but thats what MMA is all about,y ou ahve to take chances. Pointless? Not even close. Alot of time wheny our scrambling around it hard to pre-plan your next move.
I know a great knee-bar from the back, if you take someones back and they are immediatly defending the rear naked then you have a perfect oppurtunity to fool them and go for the knee bar instead,