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.
If you’re having trouble with your opponents/training partners always scoring Single Leg takedowns on you…
Then you should go for the following old-school, tried and tested technique!
Luke Harris demonstrates a classic Single Leg counter on the video below:
Score Points And Start The Fight In Powerful Positions – Without Leaving Yourself Exposed – With Takedowns Specially Designed For Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu With Joey Alvarado!
- 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.