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 task for BJJ players. Especially, when we don’t have any standing background, like wrestling or Judo.
Struggling with judo throws, aren’t you? Yeah, they’re not easy – but it’ll be well worth your while to learn them!
Learning Judo throws can be extraordinarily difficult for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes.
A lot of times, this is because BJJ athletes don’t understand important Judo principles.
You’ve got to learn these Judo principles if you want to improve your throws.
Bruno Bastos explains them on the video below:
Score Takedowns From Your Feet With This BJJ-Specific Blueprint For Throws, Shots, & More From João Gabriel Rocha, One Of The Best And Most Mobile Big Men In Jiu-Jitsu
- Figure our what is most important to focus on from your feet as João breaks down the concepts you need to understand to be a takedown artist.
- João is an elite black belt competitor, including two black belt Pan American Championships and 3 IBJJF World Championship finals appearances.