Takedowns are a must if you want to dictate the pace of a match. Joe Rogan said that fighters with strong takedown games can push the pace better because the takedown threat is always looming.
Ever been in a situation where you’re in a Collar Tie with your training partner… And you can’t quite figure out what to do from there, especially if their grip on your head is a strong one?
The Collar Tie is a great control and “intro” to a number of takedown options… So, if you don’t defend against it and clear it on time, you might get in trouble.
If your training partners often get a Collar Tie on you – and then set up takedowns from there – then there’s a good chance that you’re not defending against it properly.
Here’s a simple and efficient defense technique against the Collar Tie, as demonstrated by Diogo Reis:
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