No Training Partner? How To Drill Your Takedowns With A Heavy Bag & Solo Drills

No Training Partner? How To Drill Your Takedowns With A Heavy Bag & Solo Drills

The Grappling workout videos below are a great example of these grappling specific conditioning you can get done at home with some simple set-ups and creativity.

You can use a heavy bag to work on takedowns etc..

You can also use solo drills to develop great takedown combinations.

Here’s a tutorial on how to practice your takedown entries for MMA (or any scenario where takedowns AND strikes are involved) while avoiding common mistakes.

Judo throws home training:

Takedowns and throws with this particular type of heavy bag:

Lyubo Kumbarov, former 4 x Bulgarian National Champion and Wrestling coach at Roger Gracie Academy HQ in London giving a tutorial on prep/conditioning/gymnastic drills he views as being essential for developing the physical performance of elite combat sports athletes in wrestling or other grappling based systems.

10 Solo takedown drills:

Shadow wrestling:

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