Toe Hold

Toe Hold – Grappling Technique

This page provides details for the grappling technique known as the Toe Hold (or Toe Hold Footlock). This submission technique is used in martial arts styles such as Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As martial arts students learn this technique, they should also study Toe Hold Escapes.

All grappling techniques are potentially dangerous and should only be practiced under the supervision of a trained martial arts instructor. For more submission techniques, please visit the main Grappling Techniquessection.

Instructional Videos for the Toe Hold