Having a good standup game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a must if you want to become a complete BJJ athlete… Which is why it’s best to start working on your takedowns as soon as possible.
Getting to the Single Leg is already hard… But getting the actual takedown can be even tougher. Especially if your opponent knows how to defend and if your favorite setup (i.e. probably “running the pipe” one) isn’t working.
For instance, one of the most basic takedowns in BJJ is the Single Leg takedown.
Here’s a basic way to set it up, as demonstrated by Jansen Gomes:
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- Learn how to modify popular takedown techniques so that you don’t end up in a bad position.
- Learn how to properly pull or even jump to guard and set up submissions right away.
- Break your opponent’s grips and wrestle them to the floor, gi or no gi.