Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple medallist in Freesyle Wrestling. You can find Mark Lajhner’s FREE MMA course Here.
Double leg takedown is probably the most utilized and high percentage takedown in MMA. And it is not only used in that sport, but also in many others like freestyle wrestling, BJJ, grappling, sambo, sanshou…etc.
It is imperative for a an MMA athlete to know it well, but unfortunaltely I have seen many fighters that make a lot of mistakes when executing it.
Here is a small tip to MASSIVELY improve your double leg takedown in MMA. It is very simple but it can make a lot of difference in your takedown effectiveness.