Dedicated readers likely remember a recent MMATraining Technique of the Day centered around escaping a Heel Hook, one of the most painful and potentially devastating submissions found in MMA/BJJ. This time around we’ll examine how to apply the hold with some help from a former WEC champion who competes this weekend at UFC 139.

Check out Miguel Torres‘ take on locking in Heel Hooks. With 23 submission victories to his credit he clearly has a lot of knowledge to offer on the subject.