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Bo Nickal Teaches His Wrestling Takedown System for Grappling

Bo Nickal, an American professional mixed martial artist and decorated wrestler, shares his extensive knowledge on grappling and takedown techniques in a detailed tutorial for grapplers of all...

The Gi Takedown Mighty Mouse Used Against a Much Larger Opponent at Pans

In a remarkable display of skill and technique, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, a seasoned MMA fighter and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt, showcased a stunning Single Leg takedown at...

Kit Dale: “Not Being Good At Takedowns Comes With Many Problems”

Yeah, we get it – you’re not that good with takedowns. You never were and you, kind of, believe that takedowns just aren’t your “thing”. But here’s the problem: if...

This Crazy Helicopter Takedown Actually Works Well On BJJ Guys With Low Stance & Stiff Arms

Takedowns are the mark of all grappling sports (Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Sambo etc). They all rely on taking the fight to the ground, regardless of what you do afterwards. Takedowns can be a tough...

Terere’s Top Tips For Improving Your Takedowns for Jiu-Jitsu

  Photo: Jair Sinistro Lacerda Fernando “Tererê” Augusto is one of the most exciting and influential jiu jitsu competitors to ever step on to the tatami. A multiple time world champion at...

Setting Up Leandro Lo’s Signature Double Leg Takedown in the Gi

In the 2022 IBJJF world championship finals match against Isaque Bahiense, the late Leandro Lo was able to hit his signature double leg takedown off a double collar grips. Here we see Lo’s...

Best Judo Takedowns for Bouncers From Shintaro Higashi’s Own Experience Working the Door

When working as a part of law enforcement – or at any sort of a security job, such as working as a bouncer – it’s a good idea to learn at least some Judo, Jiu-Jitsu or Wrestling… As it will...

This is Why Clinch Takedowns Work Best Against Stronger Opponents

Upper body throws and takedowns look cool for the audience (and it’s DEFINITELY not fun for the guy landing on the mat) but that’s not why. There is real strategy going into this game plan!...

John Danaher Demonstrates A Fantastic Body Lock Takedown Variation

To get the Body Lock Takedown, you first have to establish double underhooks – close the distance, pummel inside, and get your grip. However, do not stay square to the other person. As you get the...

“The Schoolyard Shove” – Great Way To Set Up Takedowns

Wrestling is one of the most rewarding martial arts in the world. It provides many opportunities for fun competitions while teaching you values that will stick with you for the rest of your life,...

Watch: Jon Jones Teaches His 4 Favorite Takedowns to Amazed Audience

During his visit to the Bangtao Muay Thai & MMA gym in Phuket, Thailand, MMA superstar Jon ‘Bones’ Jones held an impromptu seminar where he shared some of his favorite takedown...

The “Overwrap Uki Waza” Is One Of The Easiest Takedowns For BJJ Athletes

Do you struggle with takedowns in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? A lot of BJJ athletes certainly do struggle with this aspect of their game, especially in the gi. If that’s been the case for you as well,...

John Danaher On What’s Wrong with BJJ Takedowns?

John Danaher, the highly respected Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach , delves into the shortcomings of takedowns in BJJ. He identifies three primary issues: motivational, coaching, and training problems. 1....

[WATCH] MMA Fighter DQ’d From Boxing Match – After Takedown & Brutal Ground-And-Pound

In an unexpected turn of events at Rocky Boxing Night in Koszalin, Poland, MMA veteran Marcin Sianos found himself disqualified from a boxing match against Artur Bizewski. The disqualification came...

The Gracie Family’s Favorite Takedown

The Gracie family, pioneers in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, have long favored a specific takedown technique that has proven its effectiveness over decades: the Leg Hook...

[WATCH] Police Officer Skillfully Executes A Double Leg Takedown & Kimura On Unruly Suspect

It’s not everyday you see law enforcement officers being superbly skilled at martial arts… But this one police officer trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for sure. Footage has emerged of an...

Ben Askren Blasts BJJ For Lack of Focus on Takedowns

Ben Askren has always been very critical of Jiu-Jitsu. After all, Askren famously self promoted himself to black belt in BJJ: Ben Askren Declared Himself a BJJ Black Belt & Slams Demian Maia...

“Why Should I learn Takedowns When I Can Just Pull guard?”

The argument “Why should I learn takedowns when I can just pull guard?” is a common one heard in Jiu-Jitsu circles. However, this mindset overlooks the importance of having a complete...

Muay Thai Champion Teaches Brilliant Bodylock Clinch Takedown

In boxing, fighters are separated when they clinch; in The Thai striking art of Muay Thai, it is allowed. They launch strikes from there and also wrestle to set up foot sweeps or trips. If you ever...

John Danaher Reveals 3 Crucial Concepts For No-Gi Takedowns

If you’d like to become more successful in no-gi takedowns, then you better go ahead and learn the 3 concepts that will make no-gi takedowns work more often than not. Takedowns are a must if...

The Back Bend Takedown: Great Takedown Option For Less Athletic People

Upper body throws and takedowns look cool for the audience (and it’s DEFINITELY not fun for the guy landing on the mat) but that’s not why. There is real strategy going into this game plan!...

Ura Nage Back Throw: A Simple Takedown Technique

Ura nage in Japanese terminology means the rear throw. It is one of the original 40 throws of judo developed by Jigoro Kano. Worth noting, it’s classified as a rear sacrifice technique. Many people...

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Shows Best Takedown Drills And Grips For Jiu-Jitsu

Your takedowns could use some work, couldn’t they? Yup, it’s time to start improving them – and there’s no better way to do that than to focus on your grips and drills!...

Georges St-Pierre’s Perspective On Takedowns Will Blow Your Mind

It goes without saying that Georges St-Pierre is one of the greatest mixed martial arts athletes that ever lived. And, as it is always the case with successful fighters, it’s not just his...