Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by CNN, Yahoo! Sports, FOX Sports, Evolve MMA is the top rated BJJ gym in Singapore.
The single leg take down is one of the first two takedowns that beginners learn in BJJ/Grappling.
The reason for this is because it is relatively simple to understand and, like the double leg, it presents itself very often from standing, guard, and many other positions.
By learning a well executed single leg takedown, you can advance many areas of your bjj, you can use several variations of this position in many different aspects of bjj. There is an ongoing discussion on which sport is better to crosstrain in for BJJ players: wrestling or Judo?
BJJ Champion Fabio Da Mata from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 5 Single Leg Takedown Counters in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! Fabio is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and an Instructor at Evolve Mixed Martial Arts in Singapore.